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Endoscopic Sympathectomy a Minimally Invasive Procedure to Decrease Excessive Sweating

October 28, 2008

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center will broadcast an endoscopic sympathectomy to decrease excessive sweating in the hands, feet, under arms or face. This technique is minimally invasive with a small incision made in each side of the chest. Patients typically go home two to three hours after surgery and notice results immediately. This surgical demonstration and panel discussion will broadcast over the Internet on http://www.or-live.com/ololrmc/2470 Thursday, October 30, 6:00 pm CDT.

V. Keith Rhynes, MD, General Surgeon, will demonstrate this procedure, lead a panel discussion and interact with viewers by answering their questions during the broadcast. Dr. Rhynes is a graduate of Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport where he also completed his residency in general surgery. He completed his Fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Rhynes is a Fellow of the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. Rhynes relates, “They usually can tell once they are awake from anesthesia that their hands are dry, that their armpits are dry.”"My experience is that they’re 100% satisfied.”

To learn more about this minimally invasive treatment for hyperhidrosis visit: OR-Live.com

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