adrenalectomy


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adrenalectomy

[ə‚drēn·əl′ek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of an adrenal gland.
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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.
The patient underwent a laparoscopic right adrenalectomy after one week of delivery.
Biochemical and clinical benefits of unilateral adrenalectomy in patients with subclinical hypercortisolism and bilateral adrenal incidentalomas.
Open surgical exploration using midline/subcostal incision was carried out in 29 patients, whereas in 12 patients a transperitoneal laparoscopic adrenalectomy was performed.
One year following left adrenalectomy, the patient represented with symptoms of headaches, palpitations, and anxiety, with an increasing plasma normetanephrines, concerning for recurrence.
KEY WORDS: Adrenalectomy, Hepatocellular carcinoma, Liver transplantation, Metastasis.
For cats with unilateral primary aldosteronism with no evidence of metastasis, adrenalectomy is the therapy of choice and is curative for both adenoma and adenocarcinoma with signs of hypokalemia or hypertension, with resolution of the clinical manifestations eliminating additional postoperative therapy (ASH et al.
Adrenalectomy in the ob/ob mouse, the db/db mouses, and all the other animal models in rodents will stop the development of obesity.
The two main forms of primary aldosteronism are (a) unilateral excessive adrenal aldosterone secretion usually caused by an aldosterone-producing adenoma (APA) [10] and best treated by adrenalectomy, and (b) bilateral excessive aldosterone secretion, commonly ascribed to bilateral adrenal hyperplasia (BAH) and most appropriately treated with mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists.
An effective use of magnesium sulfate for intraoperative management of laparoscopic adrenalectomy for pheochromocytoma i a pediatric patient.
She received a right adrenalectomy two weeks later with an uncomplicated post-operative course.
The patient underwent a left adrenalectomy and a splenectomy that was performed via a thoracoabdominal incision.