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Diagnostics 2017, 7(2), 36; doi:10.3390/diagnostics7020036

Creating a Registry for Patients with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of California Davis Health, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3400, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Academic Editor: Andreas Kjaer
Received: 3 March 2017 / Revised: 10 May 2017 / Accepted: 24 May 2017 / Published: 17 June 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Diagnosis and Treatment of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome)
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Abstract

The creation of any patient database requires substantial planning. In the case of thoracic outlet syndrome, which is a rare disease, the Society for Vascular Surgery has defined reporting standards to serve as an outline for the creation of a patient registry. Prior to undertaking this task, it is critical that designers understand the basics of registry planning and a priori establish plans for data collection and analysis. View Full-Text
Keywords: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS); nTOS; aTOS; vTOS; Paget-Schroetter syndrome Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS); nTOS; aTOS; vTOS; Paget-Schroetter syndrome
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