Marta Ćwigoń

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BACKGROUND Despite success of thoracic sympathectomy (ETS), there are patients that develop postoperatively intensive sweating of the trunk. The aim of the study was to present outcomes of three of those methods: removal of the clips, clipping of T6-9, and regional abdomino-lumbar iontophoresis (RALI). METHODS Out of the group of 229 patients treated with(More)
INTRODUCTION Primary hyperhidrosis (PHH) is a disease that is mainly characterized by increased palmar and plantar sweating that significantly affects the everyday functioning. It is not clear to what extent this surgical intervention has an effect on one's further emotional functioning. AIM To evaluate the impact of endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy(More)
UNLABELLED The side effects following thoracic sympathectomy for primary hyperhidrosis include pain and compensatory/ reflex sweating. The aim of the study was the evaluation of the results of the endoscopic sympathicotomy with clips with emphasis on the frequency of side effects following the operation. MATERIAL AND METHODS Two-hundred-eighty-three(More)
Primary Hyperhidrosis (PHH) is a disease of genetic origin, characterized by excessive secretion of eccrine sweat, mainly within palms, armpits and feet (1, 2, 3). Having onset in early childhood or adolescence, according to correspondence research the disease concerns circa 0.6-1% of the Caucasian population (4, 5) and is associated with significant(More)
The side effects following thoracic sympathectomy for primary hyperhidrosis include pain and compensatory/reflex sweating. the aim of the study was the evaluation of the results of the endoscopic sympathicotomy with clips with emphasis on the frequency of side effects following the operation. material and methods. Two-hundred-eighty-three patients were(More)
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