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Historia da Simpatectomia

History of Sympathectomy

The influence of the sympathetic nervous system on the control of circulation was described for the first time by Claude Bernard and Brown Sequard in 1852.

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Sobre a Hiperidrose

About Hyperhidrosis

Primary hyperhidrosis, of unknown cause, is the expression given to the rare dysfunction of the nervous system that leads to excessive sweating in given parts of the body.

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Tipos de Hiperidrose

Tipos de Hiperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis can be classified as primary or secondary. PRIMARY OR IDIOPATHIC HYPERHIDROSIS: It’s a rare and permanent dysfunction of the sudomotor center of the brain.

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Tratamento

Treatment

Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy is the method of choice for the treatment of hyperhidrosis. The innervation of the sweat glands is made by the sympathetic nervous system.

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Publicações

Publications

Duarte, João B.V., Kux, P.: Improvements in Video-Endoscopic Sympathicotomy for the Treatment of Palmar, Axillary, Facial and Palmar-Plantar Hyperhidrosis. The European Journal of Surgery 1998, Supp 580:9-11

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Rubor facial

Facial Blush

If you consider your facial blush is causing serious problems on your social and professional life and the conventional treatments are not helping, surgery may be the solution to your problem.

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