Sympathetic chain clipping for hyperhidrosis is not a reversible procedure

  title={Sympathetic chain clipping for hyperhidrosis is not a reversible procedure},
  author={Jes{\'u}s Loscertales and Miguel Congregado and Rafael Jim{\'e}nez-Merch{\'a}n and Gregorio Gallardo and Ana Trivi{\~n}o and Sergio Moreno and Beatriz Loscertales and Hugo Galera-Ruiz},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
Many techniques have been used to treat palmar hyperhidrosis. Compensatory sweating is a difficult adverse effect. Clipping has been proposed because of its supposed reversibility when clips are removed at a later date. The primary aims of this article are to investigate the neuronal lesion of the sympathetic chain caused by clipping and to study the possibility of regeneration after removal of the clips. We performed an experimental study at the Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre Jesus Uson in… CONTINUE READING


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