Robotic Versus Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Pheochromocytoma.

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Summary of "Robotic Versus Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Pheochromocytoma."

Although initial reports demonstrated the safety and feasibility of robotic adrenalectomy (RA), there are scant data on the use of this approach for pheochromocytoma. The aim of this study is to compare perioperative outcomes and efficacy of RA versus laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA) for pheochromocytoma.

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Department of Endocrine Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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Name: Annals of surgical oncology
ISSN: 1534-4681
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

19-Iodocholest-5-en-3 beta-ol. A cholesterol derivative usually substituted with radioactive iodine in the 19 position. The compound is an adrenal cortex scanning agent used in the assessment of patients suspected of having Cushing's syndrome, hyperaldosteronism, pheochromocytoma and adrenal remnants following total adrenalectomy.

Excision of one or both adrenal glands. (From Dorland, 28th ed)

Excision of the gallbladder through an abdominal incision using a laparoscope.

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An aromatase inhibitor that produces a state of "medical" adrenalectomy by blocking the production of adrenal steroids. It also blocks the conversion of androgens to estrogens. Aminoglutethimide has been used in the treatment of advanced breast and prostate cancer. It was formerly used for its weak anticonvulsant properties. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p454)


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