Surgical Treatment for Hyperhidrosis
Although alternative treatments such as oral medication, BOTOX®, Drysol® and Drionic® are available, the only long-lasting, effective treatment is to surgically stop the signal transmissions of the sympathetic nerve impulse to sweat glands. Basically, this can be achieved for all locations in the body such as palms, face, armpits, and feet. This procedure is known as Endoscopic Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy (ETS).
- The surgrical procedure and technique
The best person to perform Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy (ETS) is a highly trained, experienced, thoracic surgeon.