adrenalectomy


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adrenalectomy

[ə‚drēn·əl′ek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of an adrenal gland.
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The present study demonstrates for the first time that adrenalectomy results in elevated peripheral eosinophil levels in rats infected concurrently with Nippostrongylus brasiliensis and Eimeria nieschulzi or singly with the helminth when data for the entire infection period are pooled and a mean calculated.
Adrenalectomy caused a significant decrease in corticosterone levels were that this is due to the removal of the adrenal glands and the synthesis of corticosteroids.
Adrenalectomy was seriously considered to control the extreme glucocorticoid excess in this patient.
In one of our patient mediastinal widening was interpreted as mediastinal lipomatosis and later after bilateral adrenalectomy, he presented with inoperable thymic carcinoid.
Effect of melatonin and other pineal indoles on adrenal enlargement produced in female mice by pinealectomy, unilateral adrenalectomy, castration and stress.
Stress-induced cross-sensitization to cocaine: Effect of adrenalectomy and conicosterone after short-and long-term withdrawal.
After 10 days of phenoxybenzamine and metyrosine, the patient was taken for combined coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and adrenalectomy.
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In the mid 20th century bilateral adrenalectomy was used to reduce postmenopausal estrogens but this major operation was replaced by use of the adrenal steroid hormone synthesis inhibitor, aminoglutethimide, although corticosteroid replacement had to be used.
When EAS becomes chronic because the primary tumor cannot be located or resected, long-term treatment options include surgical bilateral adrenalectomy (7).