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Table 3 Conventional Sympathectomy (CS) vs Modified Witmoser’s Procedure (MWT); overall morbidity rates

From: Video-assisted thoracoscopic sympathectomy versus modified Wittmoser method in surgical management of primary hyperhidrosis

 CS (129 patients)MWT (109 patients)O.R.95%CI
NN
Morbidity
 Thoracic pain47511.924.53–31.33
 Bradycardia37113.581.72–7.44
 Minor compensatory sweating1271.490.57–3.93
Paresthesia1142.450.76–7.92
Total morbidity  17.617.02–50.63