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Table 1 Preoperative patient data (n = 163)

From: Bilateral one-stage single-port sympathicotomy in primary focal hyperhidrosis, a prospective cohort study: treat earlier?

Variable a Value
Age (years) 30.9 ± 9.8
Male 77 (47.2)
Female 86 (52.8)
BMI (kg/m2) 24.0 ± 3.6
Form of PFH
 Isolated Palmar 35 (21.5)
 Isolated Axillary 58 (35.6)
 Combined Palmar/Axillary 70 (42.9)
HDSS Classification
 Score 1 and 2 (Mild/Moderate) 0 (0)
 Score 3 (Severe) 46 (28.2)
 Score 4 (Intolerable) 117 (71.8)
  1. a Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation or number (%)
  2. BMI Body Mass Index, PFH Primary Focal Hyperhidrosis, HDSS Hyperhidrosis Disease Severity Scale