Can ETS be reversed?


ETS should be considered a permanent procedure, and therefore is reserved for patients with severe palmar hyperhidrosis and facial blushing. The clamping technique was introduced so that if compensatory sweating is severe, the clamps can be removed and compensatory sweating eliminated. To date there has not been any large studies that prove reversibility by removing clamps. There are some encouraging case reports that suggest reversal is possible.

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