He was diagnosed with Paget-Schroetter Syndrome
, which is a medical condition in which a blood clot or clots form in the deep veins of the arm or shoulder.
This clinical syndrome eventually became known as Paget-Schroetter syndrome
2] endarterectomy and coronary X X artery bypass grafting Combined balloon angioplasty and coronary artery X X bypass grafting Management of concomitant carotid and coronary X X artery disease Collis gastroplasty and Belsey hiatal hernia X repair for recurrent hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux Collis gastroplasty and Belsey hiatal hernia X X repair for routine hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux Diversion and exclusion for esophageal perforation X X Management of esophageal-respiratory fistula X Thoracic outlet syndrome: primary operation X Thoracic outlet syndrome: reoperations X X Operations for Paget-Schroetter syndrome
X X * All were done by Drs.
Effort-induced DVT of the upper extremity, the so-called Paget-Schroetter syndrome
, occurs in younger individuals who engage in strenuous exercise such as weightlifting, especially when accompanied by preexistent anatomic abnormalities of the thoracic outlet.