adrenalectomy


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adrenalectomy

[ə‚drēn·əl′ek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of an adrenal gland.
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Perioperative Outcomes and Cosmesis Analysis of Patients Undergoing Laparoendoscopic Single-site Adrenalectomy: A Comparison of Transumbilical, Transperitoneal Subcostal, and Retroperitoneal Subcostal Approaches.
Cortical sparing adrenalectomy is preferred in patients with bilateral disease to avoid life-long glucocorticoid deficiency (2,4,6).
However, macroscopical and histopathological evaluation of the adrenalectomy material confirmed the presence of both adrenocortical adenoma and pheochromocytoma in the same gland, which is the key diagnostic finding.
Eight patients underwent adrenalectomy and one patient was treated with local ablative therapy whereas one adrenal metastasis remained untreated due to the patient's physical condition and tumor progression.
Berber, "The utility of indocyanine green fluorescence imaging during robotic adrenalectomy," Journal of Surgical Oncology, vol.
If the patient had not already started hemodialysis, adrenalectomy might have been an option (Figures 5 and 6).
Our patient initially presented with severe cardiomyopathy and decompensated heart failure which required optimization prior to adrenalectomy.
The patient underwent open left adrenalectomy after preconditioning with a-blockers (doxazosin) and, then, [beta]-blockers (bisoprolol).
At that time, she was treated with right radical nephrectomy and right adrenalectomy followed by radiofrequency ablation of left adrenal metastasis and systemic chemotherapy with sunitinib.
The tumor was considered resectable and the patient underwent radical extended pancreaticosplenectomy with adrenalectomy, subtotal gastrectomy, radical systematic lymphadenectomy, radical omentectomy, resection of the abdominal wall, tangential transverse colon resection, and cholecystectomy at the Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, in September 2004.