What Is Hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, is a common disorder that produces a lot of unhappiness. An estimated 2%-3% of Americans suffer from excessive sweating of the underarms (axillary hyperhidrosis) or of the palms and soles of the feet (palmoplantar hyperhidrosis). Underarm problems tend to start in late adolescence, while palm and sole sweating often begins earlier,…

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Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy (ETS)

There are two surgical methods to treat excessive sweating. One is the “classic” method and the other is the “endoscopic” method. The classic method is open surgery and it is done through large incisions. The second method is ETS (Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy). ETS is a procedure aiming to decrease sweating in certain areas that have…

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Nuss Procedure: Pectus Excavatum

Nuss Procedure was invented by Donald Nuss in 1987. It is a minimally invasive procedure. The patient heals faster and the long term outcome of the operation is favourable. It is a widespread method in our present day. Before the Surgery First, physical examination of the patient is conducted. The patient and patient’s relative are…