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What you need to knowAn adrenal incidentaloma is an adrenal lesion found incidentally in asymptomatic patients undergoing imaging scans not performed for suspected adrenal disease. Adrenal...
Days after announcing it would commercialize its adrenal insufficiency (AI) therapy Alkindi (hydrocortisone)…
Patients who underwent radical nephrectomy had 2-fold greater decline in eGFR decline and 2-fold greater mortality compared with those who had a partial nephrectomy.
In a study, partial nephrectomy was associated with a 66% lower risk for stage 4 or higher CKD versus radical nephrectomy.
James Wysock, MD, discusses the evolution of cytoreductive nephrectomy in renal cell carcinoma.
Scientists have started generating artificial glands using cells derived from urine, which will allow the study of adrenal disorders that affect growth, development, and metabolism. Researchers at Qu...
Study reveals a 38% decreased risk of death in patients with papillary metastatic renal cell carcinoma who undergo cytoreductive nephrectomy vs those who do not.
Adrenal insufficiency (AI) is a rare endocrine disorder, which can in its acute form be life-threatening in case of late diagnosis or treatment. The stress during a thermal burn can easily decompensat...
Monogenic disorders play significant roles in the pathogenesis of childhood-onset primary adrenal insufficiency (PAI). The most common form of PAI is congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), which includ...
Primary and secondary adrenal insufficiency are underrecognized conditions among emergency department patients, affecting an estimated 10% to 20% of critically ill patients. The signs and symptoms of ...
Hormonal insufficiency of one or more pituitary axes can appear after pituitary surgery. Adrenal axis impairment after surgery can lead to serious consequences if not identified and treated.
Patients with cirrhosis and advancing hepatic insufficiency may show various degrees of other organ malfunction, including brain, kidney, and lung. Several studies have also shown a high prevalence of...