Sympathectomy for Raynaud's Phenomenon
Follow-Up Study of 70 Women with Raynaud's Disease and 54 Women with Secondary Raynaud's Phenomenon
Follow-up information has been obtained from 70 women with Raynaud's disease and 54 women with secondary Raynaud's phenomenon who were subjected to surgical sympathetic denervation of one extremity or more. The results of sympathectomy in the upper and lower extremities are described. The effect of operation on the subsequent course, the complications and sequelae are presented and compared with the reports of others.
- © 1958 American Heart Association, Inc.