What is Scalenectomy?

Category: Surgeries


A scalenectomy operation is done to remove the scalene muscles that may cause some of the compression on the brachial plexus nerves.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Scalenectomy

Side effect Patients
Pain 1


Stopped having Scalenectomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
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