Erika Rymkiewicz

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OBJECTIVE Hyperhidrosis is a common disease, and thoracoscopic sympathectomy improves its symptoms in up to 95% of cases. Unfortunately, after surgery, plantar hyperhidrosis may remain in 50% of patients, and compensatory sweating may be observed in 70%. This clinical scenario remains a challenge. Our objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of(More)
Most patients who have lung surgery require drainage of the pleural space to remove pleural fluid and air in the postoperative period and to allow adequate expansion of the remaining lung. Prolonged air leak is an expected complication in approximately 10% of patients.(1) It is necessary that the health care team be qualified to manage the drainage system(More)
The incidence of tracheal laceration is 1 of 20,000 intubations. The most frequently affected area is the posterior tracheal wall (membranous). Risk factors include several forced attempts at intubation, inexperience of the clinician, tracheal introducers (guidewires) that protrude beyond the tip of the tube, and emergency procedures. Surgical treatment of(More)
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