ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Evaluation of Sympathectomy Results
Öcal BERKAN, Tonguç SABA, Ahmet ÖNEN, Hasan UÇARI, Kasım DOĞAN
Cumhuriyet Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Göğüs Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Kliniği
The registration of 106 patients with sympathectomy at the Cardiovascular Clinic in Cumhuriyet University are analysed retrospectivly. 85 (80.1%) patients had lumbal Sympathectomy. 42 (49.4%) patients had bilateral, 24 (28.2%) left and 19 (22.3%) right interventions. In the patients who had thoracic sympathectomy (n=18), 9 (50%) patient had left open thoracotomy 8 (44.4%) right open thoracotomy, 1 (8.3%) bilateral sympathectomy, 3 (3%) Video Assist Thoracoscopy. It was observed that sympathectomy is currently in procedure now. Related sources are reviewed.
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