Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for palmar hyperhidrosis: a randomized control trial comparing T3 and T2-4 ablation.

@article{Li2008EndoscopicTS,
  title={Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for palmar hyperhidrosis: a randomized control trial comparing T3 and T2-4 ablation.},
  author={Xu Li and Yuan-rong Tu and Min Lin and Fan-cai Lai and Jian-feng Chen and Zhu-Jian Dai},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={85 5},
  pages={1747-51}
}
BACKGROUND Compensatory sweating is a major and troublesome complication noted frequently after sympathectomy in patients with primary palmar hyperhidrosis. This randomized clinical trial was projected to measure the impact of limited denervation on compensatory sweating while performing endoscopic thoracic sympthectomy. METHODS Two hundred thirty-two patients with primary palmar hyperhidrosis were randomly allocated to either a T3 sympathectomy treatment, called group T3, or a T2-4… CONTINUE READING

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