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Definition of the noun adrenalectomy
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noun - plural: adrenalectomies
- surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands
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by Parveen Kumar, Michael L Clark
Bilateral adrenalectomy is an effective last resort if other measures fail to control the disease (see Nelson's syndrome). This can be performed laparoscopically. Cushing's syndrome due to other causes Adrenal adenomas should be resected ...
Adrenal Glands (2004)
Diagnostic Aspects and Surgical Therapy by Dimitrios A. Linos, Jon A. van Heerden
Truism #1 1 Laparoscopic adrenalectomy is the gold standard procedure for all patients unless hemodynamic instability or tumor size compromise surgical technique. Truism #12 Laboratory testing during pregnancy is an inexact science.
by Jean Joseph, Hitendra R.H. Patel
Abstract Purpose: Laparoscopic adrenalectomy is a widely accepted surgical approach for treating most adrenal masses. This chapter will briefly discuss the differential diagnosis of adrenal masses, and review preoperative considerations, ...
SRB's Surgical Operations (2014)
Text & Atlas by Sriram Bhat M.
Adrenalectomy is the standard treatment for adrenal tumours, bilateral adrenal diseases like primary adrenal hyperplasia, incidentalomas more than 5 cm in size, and often metastases in adrenal gland.
Urologic Surgical Pathology (2014)
by David G. Bostwick, Liang Cheng
Open or laparoscopic adrenalectomy is an acceptable procedure for resection of an adrenal mass. The procedure choice will depend on the likelihood of an invasive adrenal cortical carcinoma, technical issues, and the experience of the ...
Clinical Case Studies by Juan M. Bowen, Ernest L. Mazzaferri
Bilateral surgical adrenalectomy is an option that is frequently impractical. ACTH- Independent Cushing's Syndrome. Adrenocortical adenomas are surgically curable.” Adrenal insufficiency will ensue until recovery of the hypothalamicpituitary- ...
Adult and Pediatric by J. Larry Jameson, Leslie J. De Groot
Bilateral adrenalectomy is the treatment of choice for any patient requiring rapid correction of hypercortisolism or when hypercortisolism cannot be controlled with medical therapy, when previously effective medical therapy must be ...
Laparoscopic Surgery (2012)
A Colloquium by Ronald C. Merrell
These reports have shown that in experienced hands laparoscopic adrenalectomy is the procedure of choice for removing many adrenal neoplasms. There have been a number of large series that have shown that laparoscopic adrenalectomy ...
Pediatric Endocrinology (2014)
by Mark A. Sperling
Thus, although adrenalectomy is an extreme measure, it may be appropriate in selected cases.22 Growth Hormone and GnRH Agonist Therapy. Growth hormone and GnRH agonist therapy have been proposed in children near the age of ...
Unilateral subtotal adrenalectomy is a feasible surgical strategy for pheochromocytoma in MEN2 patients,” wrote A. Scholten and colleagues, University of Medicine.
SBA MCQs for the MRCS (2012)
by Sri G. Thrumurthy, Tania Samantha De Silva, Zia Moinuddin, Stuart Enoch
Laparoscopic adrenalectomy is the treatment of choice for small benign tumours. Open adrenalectomy is reserved for large or malignant tumours. 33. Answer: B This type of trauma classically injures the upper brachial plexus, particularly the ...
by Peter F. Lawrence, Richard M. Bell, Merril T. Dayton, James Hebert
Laparoscopic unilateral adrenalectomy is the treatment of choice in these patients. When adenomas are removed, the blood pressure becomes normal in 70% of cases; the remainder will require modest antihypertensive therapy. Patients with ...
by Richard W. Nelson, C. Guillermo Couto
Adrenalectomy is the treatment of choice if the mass is malignant and has not spread, but adrenalectomy may not be indicated if the mass is benign, small, and hormonally inactive and is not invading surrounding structures. Unfortunately, it is ...
by Christa E. Flück, Walter L. Miller
Adrenalectomy is the preferred mode of treatment for all adrenocortical causes of CS. Copyright © 2008 S. Karger AG, Basel Endogenous Cushing syndrome (CS) is a rare disorder . There are significant differences in the pathophysiology ...
by Richard A. Jaffe
Adrenalectomy is the traditional treatment for hyperadrenocorticism 2° adrenal carcinoma. These typically moon-faced patients present with one or more of the following: HTN 2° glucocorticoids, renin (usually not severe); renal calculi; ...
by A Joseph Layon, Andrea Gabrielli, William A. Friedman
If excessive cortisol secretion continues despite institution of medical therapies, bilateral adrenalectomy is an option for persistent symptomatic Cushing's disease [105, 106]. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy is becoming a more accepted option ...
acute experiments after adrenalectomy is a different type of reaction, because of the rapidity of onset. The question, of course, arises as to whether this fall in metabolism following adrenalectomy is due to a markedly decreased blood now, ...
by Henry R. Black, William Elliott
with primary aldosteronism, unilateral adrenalectomy is a reasonable therapeutic option (see Fig.
Goldman's Cecil Medicine (2011)
by Lee Goldman, Andrew I. Schafer
In ACTH-dependent Cushing's syndrome, if this is unsuccessful or cannot be done, bilateral adrenalectomy is an option. Medical therapy can also be used for patients with occult ectopic ACTH-secreting tumors and in combination with pituitary ...
by Andrew N. Kingsnorth, Aljafri A. Majid
Since these tumours are normally unilateral and small, laparoscopic adrenalectomy is the treatment of choice. Total adrenalectomy ...
by Nathaniel J. Soper, Lee L. Swanström, Steve Eubanks
Unilateral adrenalectomy is the treatment of choice for patients with a cortisol- producing adenoma. Bilateral adrenalectomy is indicated for patients with persistent Cushing syndrome due to either failed treatment of pituitary tumors or primary ...
by Edward C. Feldman, Richard W. Nelson, Claudia Reusch, J. Catharine Scott-Moncrieff
Unilateral adrenalectomy is the treatment of choice for a solitary adrenal ...
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