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Definition of the noun adrenalectomy

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noun - plural: adrenalectomies

  1. surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands

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Google previewKumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine (2012)

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 ...

Google previewAdrenal 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.

Google previewRetroperitoneal Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery (2011)

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, ...

Google previewSRB'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.

Google previewUrologic 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 ...

Google previewContemporary Internal Medicine (2013)

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- ...

Google previewEndocrinology (2010)

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 ...

Google previewLaparoscopic 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 ...

Google previewPediatric 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 ...

Google previewEndocrine Gland Neoplasms—Advances in Research and Treatment: 2012 Edition (2012)


Unilateral subtotal adrenalectomy is a feasible surgical strategy for pheochromocytoma in MEN2 patients,” wrote A. Scholten and colleagues, University of Medicine.

Google previewSBA 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 ...

Google previewEssentials of General Surgery (2013)

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 ...

Google previewSmall Animal Internal Medicine (2014)

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 ...

Google previewDisorders of the Human Adrenal Cortex (2008)

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 [1]. There are significant differences in the pathophysiology ...

Google previewAnesthesiologist's Manual of Surgical Procedures (2012)

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; ...

Google previewTextbook of Neurointensive Care (2013)

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 ...

Google previewAmerican Journal of Physiology (1922)

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, ...

Google previewHypertension: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease (2012)

by Henry R. Black, William Elliott

with primary aldosteronism, unilateral adrenalectomy is a reasonable therapeutic option (see Fig.

Google previewGoldman'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 ...

Google previewFundamentals of Surgical Practice (2006)

by Andrew N. Kingsnorth, Aljafri A. Majid

Since these tumours are normally unilateral and small, laparoscopic adrenalectomy is the treatment of choice. Total adrenalectomy ...

Google previewMastery of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery (2008)

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 ...

Google previewCanine and Feline Endocrinology (2014)

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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