Excision of a portion of the sympathetic nervous system. Could include a nerve or a ganglion.
the removal of a part of a sympathetic nerve or a number of sympathetic ganglia.
surgical interruption of a nerve pathway in the sympathetic nervous system
Part of the autonomous nervous system made of sympathectomy cells that originate in the spinal cord and form a chain ganglia, which are connected to each other and run within the chest cavity on top of the ribs.
severence of the pathways of the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system; eliminates vasospasm, improves peripheral blood supply, and is effective in treating painful vascular disorders
excision of a segment of a sympathetic nerve. Previously thought to improve blood flow to the innervated extremity, now most frequently performed to treat cases of polyhidrosis (ie excessive or profuse sweating in the palms or soles).
The transection of the sympathetic innervation to a region.