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1. Kocsis A, Agócs L, Kostic S, Lévay B, Török K, Rényi-Vámos F: [Bilateral thoracoscopic sympathectomy in treatment of palmar and axillary hyperhydrosis - a summary of 22 cases. A role for one day surgery in thoracic surgery?]. Magy Seb; 2012 Oct;65(5):380-2

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  • [Title] [Bilateral thoracoscopic sympathectomy in treatment of palmar and axillary hyperhydrosis - a summary of 22 cases. A role for one day surgery in thoracic surgery?].
  • [Transliterated title] Bilateralis endoscopos thoracalis sympathectomia (ETS) palmaris és axillaris hyperhydrosis esetén - 22 eset összefoglalása. Egynapos sebészeti lehetőség a mellkassebészetben?
  • INTRODUCTION: The procedure of the ETS is carried out by two ports, a videothoracoscop and a diathermy instrument are introduced into the pleural cavity.
  • After the identification of the sympathetic chain, the relevant ganglia are divided or excised.
  • MATERIALS AND METHODS: 22 patient underwent bilateral video assisted thoracoscopic T2-T4 sympathectomy in a half-way sitting position for palmar and axillary hyperhydrosis between December 2008 and January 2011.
  • RESULTS: 5 male and 17 female patients with a mean age of 39.9 years, (19-63) underwent the above procedure.
  • The mean operation time was 36 minutes, (30-61 minutes).
  • CONCLUSION: No postoperative complications were detected.
  • The authors believe that two port VATS sympathectomy is a safe and effective method for the treatment of hyperhydrosis even as one day surgical procedure.
  • [MeSH-major] Ambulatory Surgical Procedures. Hyperhidrosis / surgery. Sympathectomy / methods. Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Axilla. Female. Hand. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Treatment Outcome

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  • (PMID = 23086824.001).
  • [ISSN] 0025-0295
  • [Journal-full-title] Magyar sebészet
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Magy Seb
  • [Language] hun
  • [Publication-type] English Abstract; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Hungary
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