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The anatomical basis of upper limb dystonia: lesson from secondary cases.
Liuzzi D, Gigante AF, Leo A, Defazio G.
Neurol Sci. 2016 Sep;37(9):1393-8. doi: 10.1007/s10072-016-2598-6. Epub 2016 May 12.

Hereditary neuropathies

Examining hand dominance using dynamometric grip strength testing as evidence for overwork weakness in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Roberts-Clarke D, Fornusek C, Fiatarone Singh MA, Burns J, Hackett DA.
Int J Rehabil Res. 2016 Sep;39(3):189-96. doi: 10.1097/MRR.0000000000000174. 


Compensatory hyperhidrosis after different surgeries at the same sympathetic levels: a meta-analysis.
Du X, Zhu X, Wang T, Hu X, Lin P, Teng Y, Fan C, Li J, Xi Y, Xiao J, Liu W, Zhang J, Zhou H, Tian D, Yuan S.
Ann Transl Med. 2018 Jun;6(11):203. doi: 10.21037/atm.2018.05.24.

Interventions for hyperhidrosis in secondary care: a systematic review and value-of-information analysis.
Wade R, Rice S, Llewellyn A, Moloney E, Jones-Diette J, Stoniute J, Wright K, Layton AM, Levell NJ, Stansby G, Craig D, Woolacott N.
Health Technol Assess. 2017 Dec;21(80):1-280. doi: 10.3310/hta21800.

T3 versus T4 thoracoscopic sympathectomy for palmar hyperhidrosis: a meta-analysis and systematic review.
Zhang W, Wei Y, Jiang H, Xu J, Yu D.
J Surg Res. 2017 Oct;218:124-131. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2017.05.063. Epub 2017 Jun 15.

Optimal targeting of sympathetic chain levels for treatment of palmar hyperhidrosis: an updated systematic review.
Sang HW, Li GL, Xiong P, Zhu MC, Zhu M.
Surg Endosc. 2017 Nov;31(11):4357-4369. doi: 10.1007/s00464-017-5508-y. Epub 2017 Apr 7.

Comparison between high and low levels thoracic sympathectomy for the treatment of palmar and axillary primary hyperhidrosis: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Felisberto Júnior G, Rubira CJ, Berumudes JP, Bueno DA-Silveira-Júnior S.
Rev Col Bras Cir. 2016 Dec;43(6):486-492. doi: 10.1590/0100-69912016006009. Portuguese, English.

A systematic review and meta-analysis of T2, T3 or T4, to evaluate the best denervation level for palmar hyperhidrosis.
Zhang W, Yu D, Wei Y, Xu J, Zhang X.
Sci Rep. 2017 Dec;7(1):129. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-00169-w.

Video-assisted thoracoscopic sympathectomy for palmar hyperhidrosis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Zhang W, Yu D, Jiang H, Xu J, Wei Y.
PLoS One. 2016 May 17;11(5):e0155184. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155184. eCollection 2016.

Evidence-based review and assessment of botulinum neurotoxin for the treatment of secretory disorders.
Naumann M, Dressler D, Hallett M, Jankovic J, Schiavo G, Segal KR, Truong D.
Toxicon. 2013 Jun 1;67:141-52. doi: 10.1016/j.toxicon.2012.10.020. Epub 2012 Nov 23.

Primary focal hyperhidrosis: current treatment options and a step-by-step approach.
Hoorens I, Ongenae K.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2012 Jan;26(1):1-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-3083.2011.04173.x. Epub 2011 Jul 13.

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons expert consensus for the surgical treatment of hyperhidrosis.
Cerfolio RJ, De Campos JR, Bryant AS, Connery CP, Miller DL, DeCamp MM, McKenna RJ, Krasna MJ.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 May;91(5):1642-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.01.105.

Optimization of sympathectomy to treat palmar hyperhidrosis: the systematic review and meta-analysis of studies published during the past decade.
Deng B, Tan QY, Jiang YG, Zhao YP, Zhou JH, Ma Z, Wang RW.
Surg Endosc. 2011 Jun;25(6):1893-901. doi: 10.1007/s00464-010-1482-3. Epub 2010 Dec 7.




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