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The aim of this study was to compare the effects of iloprost and lumbar sympathectomy (LS) in the treatment of Buerger's… Expand BACKGROUND
Research on the limitations of the validity of lumbar sympathectomy in surgical treatment of lower limb occlusive… Expand To evaluate the sympathetic dependency of pain behaviors in an animal model of neuropathic pain, the effect of surgical… Expand The value of surgical and chemical lumbar sympathectomy was studied in patients with critical lower-limb ischaemia without the… Expand The authors describe their technique of videoscopic (VS) lumbar sympathectomy (LSE), compared to the open LSE. From 1992 to 1994… Expand Electric stimulation of the dorsal spinal cord (DCS) in the treatment of pain in peripheral vascular disease is known to enhance… Expand Although sympathetic innervation of the extremities has been studied voluminously, the clinical efficacy of sympathectomy remains… Expand Lumbar sympathectomy increases total limb blood flow after aortofemoral bypass in a high percentage of cases. This was true in… Expand The clinical response to lumbar sympathectomy has been reported. The incidence of improvement was as follows: Coldness 52 percent… Expand Abstract A review of the literature concerning lumbar sympathectomy and a study of fifty-four patients upon whom the operation… Expand