Exercise-Enhanced, Ultrasound-Guided Anterior Scalene Muscle/Pectoralis Minor Muscle Blocks Can Facilitate the Diagnosis of Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in the High-Performance Overhead Athlete

Michael M. Bottros, Jacob D. Aubuchon, Lauren N. McLaughlin, David W. Altchek, Karl A. Illig, Robert W. Thompson

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39 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)189-194
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017


  • anesthetic injection
  • anterior scalene muscle
  • baseball
  • brachial plexus
  • dead arm syndrome
  • diagnosis
  • muscle block
  • neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome
  • overhead athlete
  • pectoralis minor muscle
  • tennis
  • treatment
  • ultrasound guidance

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