Hyperhidrosis

A Complete Guide to Diagnosis and Management
  • 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.

Editors:

  • Marcelo de Paula Loureiro
  • José Ribas M. de Campos
  • Nelson Wolosker
  • Paulo Kauffman

285 pages – 2018

 

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About the Author: Giuseppe Sito, MD, PhD

About the Author: Giuseppe Sito, MD, PhD

Giuseppe Sito, MD, PhDGiuseppe Sito, MD, PhD, is former professor at SUN University, Naples, and on the Postgraduate Course at the School of Esthetic Medicine Agorà, Milan, Italy. He is also a forensic consultant in Aesthetic Medicine for the Court of Napoli. After completing his specialization with honors in Surgery and in Endocrinosurgery in Naples and earning a degree in Urology at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome, his increasing interest in Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery brought him to France for training purposes. He subsequently became a member of the French and Italian Societies of Plastica, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and of the American Association of Facial Plastic Surgery. Professor Sito has received a Lifetime Achievement Award in Cosmetic Surgery and was responsible for developing a protocol involving combined and contemporaneous application of glycolic acid and bovine collagen in progressive steps. He has published in international journals and has been an invited speaker at many international congresses and meetings.

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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.