Total intravenous anesthesia and high-frequency jet ventilation during transthoracic endoscopic sympathectomy for treatment of essential hyperhidrosis palmaris: a new approach.

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of high-frequency jet ventilation (HFJV) applied to both lungs on hemodynamic parameters, oxygenation, and operating conditions during bilateral videothoracoscopic sympathectomy. DESIGN A prospective, unblinded study. SETTING An ambulatory surgical unit at a university medical center. PARTICIPANTS 30 patients (11 men… CONTINUE READING