Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy

What is Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy?

Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ETS) is an irreversible surgical procedure in which a portion of the sympathetic nerve trunk in the thoracic region is destroyed. ETS is used to treat focal hyperhidrosis, facial blushing, Raynaud's disease and reflex sympathetic dystrophy.

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I just underwent endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for treating secondary Raynaud's. My hand was numb, throbbing, painful and it's been two weeks...

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Hi,I'm 52 years old and i've been suffering for years and it's driving me nuts. I've been to numerous doctors and i have tried almost everything. I...

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Hi I am suffering from palmar hydrosis, I have tried the Iontophorosis and botox either, i have'nt found any improvements, so am decided to take...

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Approximately 1.5 - 2 lakhs XXXXXXX rupees for the cost of the ETS surgery

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I just underwent endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for treating secondary Raynaud's. My hand was numb, throbbing, painful and it's been two weeks...

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Hi I am suffering from palmar hydrosis , I have tried the Iontophorosis and botox either, i have'nt found any improvements, so am decided to take...

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Hi,I m 52 years old and i ve been suffering for years and it s driving me nuts. I ve been to numerous doctors and i have tried almost everything. I...

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I have a problem with excessive sweating even with a small amount of physical activity. Even eating or drinking a cup of coffee can make me sweat...

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