sympathectomy

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sym·pa·thec·to·my

 (sĭm′pə-thĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. sym·pa·thec·to·mies
Surgical removal of a part of the sympathetic nervous system.

sympathectomy

(ˌsɪmpəˈθɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical excision or chemical destruction (chemical sympathectomy) of one or more parts of the sympathetic nervous system
[C20: from sympathetic + -ectomy]

sym•pa•thec•to•my

(ˌsɪm pəˈθɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
surgery that interrupts a nerve pathway of the sympathetic or involuntary nervous system.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sympathectomy - surgical interruption of a nerve pathway in the sympathetic nervous system
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations

sym·pa·thec·to·my

, sympathetectomy
n. simpatectomía, extirpación de una porción del simpático.

sympathectomy

n (pl -mies) simpatectomía
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Additional therapeutic options for the treatment of Thromboangiitis Obliterans have been limited to vasodilators, intermittent pneumatic compression, spinal cord stimulation, and peripheral periarterial sympathectomy.
In some cases an extensive celiac plexus denervation and a periarterial sympathectomy have been performed (Cormier & De La Fontaine; Watson & Sadikali).
In a retrospective review of 129 fingers in 38 patients with scleroderma and chronic digital ischemia, 86% reported improved symptoms with periarterial sympathectomy after a follow-up period of up to 41 months.

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