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What minimally invasive surgical techniques treat excessive sweating?

Lyall A. Gorenstein, MD
Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular)
Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ETS) seeks to eliminate the constant stimulation of sweat glands in patients with hyperhidrosis, while maintaining other normal nerve function. It is performed on the sympathetic nerve through two microscopic incisions.

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