Results of Sympathectomy in the Upper Limb


THE sympathetic nerves have two main functions in the extremities. These are the control of the sweat glands and the regulation of blood-vessel calibre. Sympathetic nerve fibres reach the hand by passing down through the arm and forearm in the main somatic nerve trunks. At intervals along the course of these nerve trunks fibres are given off to supply the… (More)


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@article{Hamilton1947ResultsOS, title={Results of Sympathectomy in the Upper Limb}, author={G. T. C. Hamilton}, journal={The Ulster Medical Journal}, year={1947}, volume={16}, pages={18 - 26} }