Do children tolerate thoracoscopic sympathectomy better than adults?

@article{Steiner2007DoCT,
  title={Do children tolerate thoracoscopic sympathectomy better than adults?},
  author={Zvi Steiner and Zahavi Cohen and Oleg Kleiner and Ibrahim Matar and Jorge Mogilner},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
  year={2007},
  volume={24},
  pages={343-347}
}
Palmar hyperhidrosis (PHH) is fairly a common condition, which is treatable by thoracoscopic sympathectomy (TS). Compensatory sweating (CS) is a major side effect of TS. We compared the TS procedure’s long-term success, patient’s satisfaction and complications between children (≤14 years of age) and adolescents and adults (≥15 years of age). A chart review of the patients who had undergone TS at three medical centers (Hillel Yaffe, Soroka and Bnai-Zion) who could be contacted and agreed to… Expand

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