endoscopic sympathectomy

endoscopic sympathectomy

Pain management A minimally invasive technique of selective sympathectomy, in which only the rami communicanti of the T1-T4 ganglia are divided; ES may eventually replace open thoracic sympathectomy in treating palmar hyperhidrosis Complications Compensatory sweating
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An invasive surgery called endoscopic sympathectomy is performed using tools and making incisions to damage nerves in the chest that are connected to the underarm sweat glands.
Early complications of thoracic endoscopic sympathectomy: A prospective study of 940 procedures.
"Thoracic endoscopic sympathectomy in palmary and auxiliary hyperhidrosis," Arch Surg, Vol.113, pp.264-66.
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