Hyperhidrosis

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Key articles

Solish N, Wang R, Murray CA. Evaluating the patient presenting with hyperhidrosis. Thorac Surg Clin. 2008 May;18(2):133-40. Abstract

Baumgartner FJ, Bertin S, Konecny J. Superiority of thoracoscopic sympathectomy over medical management for the palmoplantar subset of severe hyperhidrosis. Ann Vasc Surg. 2009 Jan-Feb;23(1):1-7. Abstract

Gee S, Yamauchi PS. Nonsurgical management of hyperhidrosis. Thorac Surg Clin. 2008 May;18(2):141-55. Abstract

Baumgartner FJ. Surgical approaches and techniques in the management of severe hyperhidrosis. Thorac Surg Clin. 2008 May;18(2):167-81. Abstract

Heckmann M, Ceballos-Baumann AO, Plewig G, et al. Botulinum toxin A for axillary hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). New Engl J Med. 2001 Feb 15;344(7):488-93.Full text  Abstract

Reisfeld R, Berliner KI. Evidence-based review of the nonsurgical management of hyperhidrosis. Thorac Surg Clin. 2008 May;18(2):157-66. Abstract

Reference articles

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8. Baumgartner FJ, Bertin S, Konecny J. Superiority of thoracoscopic sympathectomy over medical management for the palmoplantar subset of severe hyperhidrosis. Ann Vasc Surg. 2009 Jan-Feb;23(1):1-7. Abstract

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10. Gee S, Yamauchi PS. Nonsurgical management of hyperhidrosis. Thorac Surg Clin. 2008 May;18(2):141-55. Abstract

11. Baumgartner FJ. Surgical approaches and techniques in the management of severe hyperhidrosis. Thorac Surg Clin. 2008 May;18(2):167-81. Abstract

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38. Reisfeld R, Berliner KI. Evidence-based review of the nonsurgical management of hyperhidrosis. Thorac Surg Clin. 2008 May;18(2):157-66. Abstract

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44. Atkinson JL, Fode-Thomas NC, Fealey RD, et al. Endoscopic transthoracic limited sympathotomy for palmar-plantar hyperhidrosis: outcomes and complications during a 10-year period. Mayo Clin Proc. 2011 Aug;86(8):721-9.Full text  Abstract

45. Hwang JJ, Kim DH, Hong YJ, et al. A comparison between two types of limited sympathetic surgery for palmar hyperhidrosis. Surg Today. 2013 Apr;43(4):397-402.Full text  Abstract

46. Neves S, Uchoa PC, Wolosker N, et al. Long-term comparison of video-assisted thoracic sympathectomy and clinical observation for the treatment of palmar hyperhidrosis in children younger than 14. Pediatr Dermatol. 2012 Sep-Oct;29(5):575-9. Abstract

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50. Rieger R, Pedevilla S. Retroperitoneoscopic lumbar sympathectomy for the treatment of plantar hyperhidrosis: technique and preliminary findings. Surg Endosc. 2007 Jan;21(1):129-35. Abstract

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53. Rzany B, Bechara FG, Feise K, et al. Update of the S1 guidelines on the definition and treatment of primary hyperhidrosis. J Dtsch Dermatol Ges. 2018 Jul;16(7):945-952. Abstract

54. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Transcutaneous microwave ablation for severe primary axillary hyperhidrosis. Dec 2017 [internet publication].Full text

55. Hong HC, Lupin M, O'Shaughnessy KF. Clinical evaluation of a microwave device for treating axillary hyperhidrosis. Dermatol Surg. 2012 May;38(5):728-35.Full text  Abstract

56. Abtahi-Naeini B, Naeini FF, Saffaei A, et al. Treatment of primary axillary hyperhidrosis by fractional microneedle radiofrequency: is it still effective after long-term follow-up? Indian J Dermatol. 2016 Mar-Apr;61(2):234.Full text  Abstract

57. Rummaneethorn P, Chalermchai T. A comparative study between intradermal botulinum toxin A and fractional microneedle radiofrequency (FMR) for the treatment of primary axillary hyperhidrosis. Lasers Med Sci. 2020 Jul;35(5):1179-84.Full text  Abstract

58. Nestor MS, Park H. Safety and efficacy of micro-focused ultrasound plus visualization for the treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2014 Apr;7(4):14-21.Full text  Abstract

59. Ambrogi V, Campione E, Mineo D, et al. Bilateral thoracoscopic T2 to T3 sympathectomy versus botulinum injection in palmar hyperhidrosis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Jul;88(1):238-45. Abstract

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