We provide professional support in Sweating ETS surgery.
Hyperhidrosis is abnormally excessive sweating regardless
of heat or exercise. Sweating can be severe enough to wet your clothes or
drop by drop from your hands. In addition to disrupting normal daily
activity, this excessive sweating can cause social anxiety and embarrassment in
People sweat when exercising, exerting effort, in a hot environment, or when
they are anxious or stressed.
Hyperhidrosis usually affects the hands, feet, armpits or face of our body and
occurs at least once a week during the period we are awake. Sweating
usually occurs symmetrically on both sides of the body.
If your excessive sweating is accompanied by dizziness, chest pain or nausea,
seek medical attention immediately.
• If sweating is too much to disrupt the daily routine
• If it causes sweating, emotional distress or social inhibition
• If it suddenly starts to sweat more than usual
• If night sweats occur due to an unknown reason, you should apply to
a health institution immediately.
Excessive sweating is a condition that normally does not
harm health. However, if it affects the social life, education, business
life and psychological state of the people, it should be treated.
1) THORACAL SYMPATECTOMY: A closed surgery method called
ETS, VATS is used. It is performed by drilling 1 or several holes with the
camera. It is especially applied in hand and armpit
sweating. Provides a permanent solution. The basis of surgical
treatment is clipping, cutting or removing the sympathetic system nerves that
cause excessive sweating by overworking. These nerves have no function
other than sweating.
2) Laser sweating treatment
This surgery can be applied unilaterally or bilaterally
in the same session. The process is carried out with a camera and small
tools inserted through 1 or 2 holes as small as 1 cm opened under the
armpit. General anesthesia is given to the patient. Processing time
is less than an hour. The effect of the operation is immediate. When
the patient wakes up, their hands are dry and warm. After the operation,
the patient is followed up in the hospital for 12-24 hours. It causes
little discomfort after surgery. It leaves a very small scar that
disappears in the skin folds. Recovery occurs in a short time, such as a
day or a few. Most of the patients return to their normal working order in
1 week. Those with severe heart-lung disease, pleural disease or lung
surgery, and incurable thyroid disease are not suitable for surgical
treatment. Effective, permanent,
Increased sweating in other parts of the body (back,
hips) is the most common side effect with 20-50%. Other side effects are
around 1%. Droopy eyelids and air accumulation between the pleura are very
rare. With this method, successful results are obtained in hand sweating:
98%, armpit sweating: more than 80%.