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Hyperhidrosis pp 147-153 | Cite as

Bilateral Thoracic Sympathectomy: How I Do It?

  • Davi Wen Wei Kang
  • Benoit Jacques Bibas
  • Mauro Federico Luis Tamagno
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Abstract

The main indications for thoracic sympathectomy are essential or primary hyperhidrosis, ischemic pathologies of the hands, post-traumatic pain syndromes, long QT syndrome, thoracic angina, and Raynaud’s phenomenon. We describe the standardized surgical technique we employ, its results, and complications.

Keywords

Sympathectomy Videothoracoscopy Hyperhidrosis Surgery Outcomes Complications 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Davi Wen Wei Kang
    • 1
  • Benoit Jacques Bibas
    • 2
  • Mauro Federico Luis Tamagno
    • 3
  1. 1.Thoracic Surgeon at Hospital Israelita Albert EinsteinSão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Department of Thoracic SurgeryUniversity of São PauloSão PauloBrazil
  3. 3.Thoracic SurgeonSão PauloBrazil

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