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Hyperhidrosis

A Complete Guide to Diagnosis and Management

Editors: Loureiro, M. de P., Campos, J.R.M. de, Wolosker, N., Kauffman, P. (Eds.)

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  • Hyperhidrosis affects at least 1% of global population.
  • There is no specialized literature about hyperhidrosis.
  • Clinicians and health professionals in general are uninformed about hyperhidrosis.
  • Special focus on the surgical treatment for hyperhidrosis.
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Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition in which a person sweats excessively and unpredictably. People with hyperhidrosis may sweat even when the temperature is cool or when they are at rest.

Despite prevalence of at least 1% of the global population, Hyperhidrosis is still an unknown entity, for the most part -- an undertreated and even neglected medical condition. Moreover, there are few sources summarizing the knowledge on hyperhidrosis to a wider audience. The purpose of this book is to provide information regarding hyperhidrosis, ranging from basic information on pathophysiology to the most advanced therapeutic alternatives. 

From a therapeutic perspective, hyperhidrosis requires clinical treatment using topical and subdermal agents as well as surgical approaches. The book will not only cover these topics but will discuss all aspects of care -- from patient selection through post-surgical complications. Special attention will be given to sympathectomies.

Medical and paramedical professionals, as well as students and researchers, interested in the topic will find the book comprehensive in scope and targeted in offering practical, clinical guidance. Diagnosis and Treatment of Hyperhidrosis - A Complete Guide counts with the collaboration of most renowned specialists of this field, and is intended as an easy to read and very practical reference book.

About the authors

Marcelo de Paula Loureiro: MD from the Federal University of Parana (Brazil, 1995), specialized in Laparoscopic Surgery from the University of Bordeaux II (France, 1998); master in Principles of Surgery from FEPAR (Brazil, 2003). He is Doctor in Surgery from the University of São Paulo (Brazil, 2009); Graduate of the General Coordinator for Minimally Invasive Surgery Jacques Perissat Institute / Positivo University (Brazil) since 2005. It belongs to the Master of the Standing Nucleo Biotechnology at Positivo University where he serves as professor and coordinator of the Department of Biomaterials and dissertation advisor. Responsible for Digestive Surgery Service at the Hospital of Curitiba (Brazil). He has worked for 16 years as a surgeon of the digestive system, with emphasis on Gastroenterological Surgery, Bariatric Surgery and metabolic (obesity) surgery of hernias of the abdominal wall and surgery hyperhidrosis. He is a member of the Brazilian Society of Laparoscopic Surgery (SOBRACIL), the Brazilian College of Surgeons (CBC), the Brazilian Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (SBCBM) and the Brazilian Society of Hernia. Member of European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) of the American Hernia Society (AHS) and the International Federation of Surgery of Obesity (IFSO).
José Ribas Milanez de Campos: MD from the Federal University of Goiás (Brazil, 1979), specialist in General Surgery by the Ministry of Education and Culture (Brazil, 1982), specialist in Thoracic Surgery at the Hospital das Clinicas, School of Medicine, University of São Paulo (Brazil, 1984), doctorate in Medicine (Surgery), University of São Paulo (Brazil, 1987). Associate professor at University of São Paulo and of Positivo University.
Nelson Wolosker: MD (1984) with residency in general surgery (1986) and vascular surgery (1988) from the University of São Paulo Medical School (Brazil). Former chief of the department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at ACCamargo Cancer Center (Brazil). Associate professor at University of São Paulo Medical School and vice-president of Albert Einstein Hospital (Brazil).
Paulo Kauffman: MD with residency in general surgery by the University of São Paulo Medical School (Brazil). Retired professor of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the University of São Paulo Medical School. 


Table of contents (35 chapters)

Table of contents (35 chapters)

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eBook $84.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-89527-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $109.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-89526-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Hyperhidrosis
Book Subtitle
A Complete Guide to Diagnosis and Management
Editors
  • Marcelo de Paula Loureiro
  • José Ribas M. de Campos
  • Nelson Wolosker
  • Paulo Kauffman
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-89527-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-89527-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-89526-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 285
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 71 illustrations in colour
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