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Table 5 Operative results of sympathicotomy reported in the literature [6, 16, 17]

From: A comparison between two types of limited sympathetic surgery for palmar hyperhidrosis

Series Number Method CS (%) Satisfaction (%) PS or recurrence (%)
Liu [6] 68 T3 sympathicotomy 77.4 95.1 Not mentioned
73 T4 sympathicotomy 56.5 94.2 Not mentioned
Kim [16] 56 T3 sympathicotomy 82.1 85.7 1.8
63 T4 sympathicotomy 17.5 92.1 3.2
Chang [17] 86 T2 sympathectomy 92 6.3 (10 scale) 25.6
78 T3 sympathectomy 92 7.8 (10 scale) 7.7
70 T4 sympathectomy 80 7.9 (10 scale) 22.9
Present study 46 T3 sympathicotomy 80.4 91.3 2.2
  1. Number number of patients, CS compensatory sweating, PS persistent sweating