What is First rib resection?

Category: Surgeries


First rib resection is a surgical procedure in which the first rib is removed. This is done in Thoracic outlet syndrome, Paget-Schroetter disease, and others to relieve compression.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with First rib resection

Side effect Patients
Pain 2


Stopped having First rib resection

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 4
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for First rib resection.