This book is designed to serve as a rapid reference on the diagnosis and treatment of hyperhidrosis that will meet the needs of plastic surgeons, dermatologists, and other practitioners. It offers up-to-date, step-by-step guidance on all the therapeutic options, with a special focus on the role of botulinum toxins and concise coverage of oral medications, surgical procedures, and iontophoresis. In addition, helpful information is provided on epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, classification, management of complications of hyperhidrosis, and psychological care. Important management strategies and maneuvers are also illustrated by means of color photos. The book will be an invaluable source of verified knowledge and clear advice for all clinicians responsible for the care of patients with hyperhidrosis.
Giuseppe 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.