alexa Endostopic Thoracic Sympathectomy For The Treatment Of Palmar Hyperhidrosis In 45 Cases: Two Years Follow-up
ISSN: 2155-9554

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
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4th International Conference on Clinical & Experimental Dermatology
April 14-16, 2014 Hilton San Antonio Airport, TX, USA

Tian Ping, Zhang Xu-sheng, Jiang Xi-quan, Li Hui and Luo Xiao
Accepted Abstracts: J Clin Exp Dermatol Res
DOI: 10.4172/2155-9554.S1.015
Objective:To summarize the two years follow up clinical result of patients undergoing endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy and to assess the related factors influencing the outcome. Methods: A total of 45 patients (18-male, 27-females) with a mean age of 20 years old underwent endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy from June 2008 to July 2010. Of those, 20 patients suffered concomitant palmar and axillary hyperhidrosis and 25 palmar hyperhydrosis alone. The following parameters were evaluated: clinical improment, satisfaction, change in quality of life, and compensatory sweating and gustatory sweating. Results: The operation was accomplished successfully in all 45 patients with a mean opearation time of 35 (30-60min). 43 patients were following up for 2.0-2.5 years. The rate of palmar hyperhidrosis (PH) and axillary hyperhidrosis (AH) resolution was 100% and 81.3%, respectively, and recurred in patients. Postoperative complications were noticed in 14 patients, including compensatory sweating in 12 cases and pheumothorax in 3 cases. The post-operative pain lasts less than two days in all patients. There was no Hornor syndrome. Conclusion: Endossopic thoracic sympathectomy is a safe ang efficacious, sympathectomy palmar hyperhidrosis follow-up studies
Tian Ping had completed his M.D. at the age of 22 from Ling Ning Medical College. He is the Chief of thoracic surgery department in 234 hospitals. He is the board member of Fujian thoracic surgery Society. He has published more than 10 papers in reputed journals.
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