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Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy for Blushing

Information source: Odense University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
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Condition(s) targeted: Facial Blushing

Intervention: Level of sympathectomy (Procedure)

Phase: Phase 4

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Odense University Hospital

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Peter B Licht, MD PhD, Principal Investigator, Affiliation: Odense University Hospital, Denmark
Hans K Pilegaard, MD, Study Chair, Affiliation: Skejby Sygehus, Aarhus University Hospital

Summary

To determine outcome and side effects following thoracoscopic sympathectomy in patients treated for disabling isolated facial blushing and investigate if there are any significant differences between two different routine procedures: T2 or T2-T3 sympathectomy.

Clinical Details

Official title: Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy for Blushing. A Prospective Randomised Trial.

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome: Effect of operation. Side effects: compensatory and gustatory sweating.

Detailed description: To determine the outcome and side effects following thoracoscopic sympathectomy in patients treated for disabling isolated facial blushing. In addition, following randomization investigate if there are any significant differences between two different routine procedures: T2 or T2-T3 sympathectomy. Includes QoL before and 12 months after surgery

Eligibility

Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: 70 Years. Gender(s): Both.

Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria:

- Isolated disabling facial blushing

- Over 18 years of age

- Willing to be randomized

Exclusion Criteria:

- Primary hyperhidrosis in palms or axillae

- Previous lung surgery

- Bradycardia

- Arrythmias

- Pregnancy

Locations and Contacts

Dept Cardiothoracic Surgery, Skejby Sygehus, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus 8200, Denmark

Dept Cardiothorcic Surgery, Odense University Hospital, Odense 5000, Denmark

Additional Information

Starting date: September 2005
Last updated: August 22, 2012

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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