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September 1983

Surgical Treatment of Primary Hyperhidrosis: A Report of 42 Cases

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery B, Assaf Harofe Government Hospital, Zerifin, Israel, and Tel-Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine.

Arch Surg. 1983;118(9):1065-1067. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1983.01390090049011

• Forty-two patients suffering from primary hyperhidrosis underwent upper dorsal sympathectomy using the supraclavicular approach. The postoperative course and results were devoid of complications. All the patients except one were satisfied with the results of surgery, which greatly improved the quality of their lives.

(Arch Surg 1983;118:1065-1067)