Clin Auton Res 2017 Dec 19;27(6):393-400. Epub 2017 Sep 19.
Department of Medical Research, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, 7115R, No.325, Section 2, Cheng-Kung Road, Neihu District, Taipei City, 11490, Taiwan, ROC.
: Palmar hyperhidrosis (PH) is excessive sweating of the palms resulting from sympathetic overactivity, and patients who undergo endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ETS) show reduced cardiac demand after 1 year and improved cerebral perfusion within 2-4 weeks. However, the long-term risks of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) following ETS remain unclear.Methods
: We searched the Longitudinal National Health Insurance Database in Taiwan and identified PH patients (International Classification of Disease, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification diagnostic code 708. Read More