endoscopic transthoracic sympathectomy


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Related to endoscopic transthoracic sympathectomy: Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy

endoscopic transthoracic sympathectomy

The destruction of sympathetic nerves in the chest by an endoscope directed through the skin of the underarm, behind the lungs, toward the spine. It is used to treat hyperhydrosis.
See also: sympathectomy
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