Patient stories

  1. Brittany Rathbun playing softball

    Surgery at Mayo puts softball pitcher back in the game

    When softball pitcher Brittany Rathbun developed thoracic outlet syndrome — a narrowing of the subclavian vein, which runs from the heart down the arm — a rib resection (removal) at Mayo Clinic restored function in her hand and put her back in the game. Today, female athletes are experiencing many of the same sports-related injuries [...]

Aug. 01, 2013