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Lumbar sympathectomy

Lumbar sympathectomy

Lumbar sympathectomy: A lumbar sympathectomy is surgery to resect the lumbar sympathetic nerves that control blood flow to the lower extremities.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Lumbar sympathectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Lumbar sympathectomy:

  • Causalgia (pain syndrome)
  • Inoperable lower extremity ischemia
  • Vasospastic disorder
  • Plantar hyperhidrosis (excessive foot sweating)

Anesthetic Requirements for Lumbar sympathectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Lumbar sympathectomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Lumbar sympathectomy

Possible surgical complications of Lumbar sympathectomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Lumbar sympathectomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good for relief from foot sweating.

Lumbar sympathectomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Lumbar sympathectomy) include:

  • Lower extremity sympathectomy

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