Results for: Adrenalectomy

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What are the alternatives to adrenalectomy?

depend on the medical condition underlying the decision to perform the surgery. In some cases, drug therapy may be considered as an alternative when the condition being treate (MORE)
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What is a laparoscopic adrenalectomy?

four small incisions (about 0.5 in [1.27 cm] diameter each) are made into a patient's flank, just under the rib cage. A laparoscope enabling the surgeon to visualize the insid (MORE)
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What is the length of hospitalization after an adrenalectomy?

stay in the hospital for various lengths of time after adrenalectomy. The longest hospital stays are required for open surgery using an anterior approach; hospital stays of ab (MORE)
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What is the purpose of an adrenalectomy?

Adrenalectomy is usually advised for patients with tumors of the adrenal glands. Adrenal gland tumors may be malignant or benign, but all typically excrete excessive amounts o (MORE)
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Why is adrenalectomy performed?

usually advised for patients with tumors of the adrenal glands. Adrenal gland tumors may be malignant or benign, but all typically excrete excessive amounts of one or more hor (MORE)
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How is a laparoscopic adrenalectomy done?

This technique does not require the surgeon to open the body cavity. Instead, four small incisions (about 1/2 in diameter each) are made into a patient's flank, just under the (MORE)
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How is an open adrenalectomy done?

The surgeon may operate from any of four directions, depending on the exact problem and the patient's body type. In the anterior approach, the surgeon cuts into the abdominal (MORE)