Samantha Neves

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
To evaluate the effectiveness and patient satisfaction with the use of oxybutynin at low doses for treating palmar hyperhidrosis in a large series of patients. From January 2007 to June 2009, 180 consecutive patients with palmar hyperhidrosis were treated with oxybutynin. Data were collected from 139 patients (41 patients were lost to follow-up). During the(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate the effectiveness and patient satisfaction with the use of oxybutynin for treating axillary hyperhidrosis in a large series of patients. METHODS One hundred two patients with axillary hyperhidrosis were treated with oxybutynin. During the first week, patients received 2.5 mg of oxybutynin once a day in the evening. From the 8th to(More)
BACKGROUND Facial hyperhidrosis is a disease that may lead patients to serious emotional disturbances. Video-assisted thoracic sympathectomy provides excellent resolution of facial hyperhidrosis, but is associated with certain complications. The most frequent and important complication is compensatory hyperhidrosis. Especially in patients who have undergone(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate the effectiveness and patient satisfaction with the use of oxybutynin at low doses for treating plantar hyperhidrosis. METHODS From January 2007 to December 2010, 35 consecutive patients with plantar hyperhidrosis were treated with oxybutynin. Data were collected from 30 patients (five patients were lost to follow-up). During the(More)
The results of video-assisted thoracic sympathectomy (VATS)in children are unknown. To investigate the improvement in quality of life (QOL) of a group of 45 children who did and did not undergo VATS for the treatment of palmar hyperhidrosis (PH) 4 years after the initial evaluation. Forty-five children with PH were initially evaluated. Children were divided(More)
  • 1