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Has anyone undergone thoracic surgery (for hyperhidrosis)?

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Dr. Lyall Gorenstein
Surgery - Thoracic
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

I run the center for hyperhidrosis at new york presbyterian hospital in nyc.
Check out our web site.

In brief: Yes

I run the center for hyperhidrosis at new york presbyterian hospital in nyc.
Check out our web site.
Dr. Lyall Gorenstein
Dr. Lyall Gorenstein
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Dr. Anthony Furnary
We do it all the time. But I think you are looking for a patient who has had it -- right?
Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Can be very successful for palmar and arm pit hyperhidrosis.
It is done via vats or video-assisted thoracic surgery to cut the nerves that lead to the problem. It is up to 90-95% successful, though not without risks. http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/surgery/specialties/cardio/thoracicsurgery.html.

In brief: Yes

Can be very successful for palmar and arm pit hyperhidrosis.
It is done via vats or video-assisted thoracic surgery to cut the nerves that lead to the problem. It is up to 90-95% successful, though not without risks. http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/surgery/specialties/cardio/thoracicsurgery.html.
Dr. David Cooke
Dr. David Cooke
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In brief: Not personally

Thoracic sympathectomy by video assisted technique has helped selected patients.

In brief: Not personally

Thoracic sympathectomy by video assisted technique has helped selected patients.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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