Video-Assisted Thoracic Sympathectomy for Hyperhidrosis.

  title={Video-Assisted Thoracic Sympathectomy for Hyperhidrosis.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Ribas Milanez de Campos and Paulo Kauffman and Oswaldo Gomes and Nelson Wolosker},
  journal={Thoracic surgery clinics},
  volume={26 3},
By the 1980s, endoscopy was in use by some groups in sympathetic denervation of the upper limbs with vascular indications. Low morbidity, cosmetic results, reduction in the incidence of Horner syndrome, and the shortened time in hospital made video-assisted thoracic sympathectomy (VATS) better accepted by those undergoing treatment for hyperhidrosis. Over… CONTINUE READING