Analysis of the Quality of Life after an Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy: A Business Intelligence Approach

@article{Gonalves2010AnalysisOT,
  title={Analysis of the Quality of Life after an Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy: A Business Intelligence Approach},
  author={Diana Gonçalves and Maribel Yasmina Santos and Jorge Cruz},
  journal={2010 Second International Conference on Advances in Databases, Knowledge, and Data Applications},
  year={2010},
  pages={1-6}
}
Primary hyperhidrosis, a disorder characterized by an excessive sweating, has been treated by endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy. As a consequence of the surgery, patients improved their overall quality of life. Their day-by-day activities are not affected, or are less affected, by this disorder, and their emotional state verifies a significant improvement, from a situation of shame and self-punishing to what we could say a normal life. This paper presents the analysis of the quality of life of… CONTINUE READING

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