Effectiveness of transperitoneal and trans-retroperitoneal laparoscopic adrenalectomy versus open adrenalectomy.

@article{Liao2001EffectivenessOT,
  title={Effectiveness of transperitoneal and trans-retroperitoneal laparoscopic adrenalectomy versus open adrenalectomy.},
  author={C. H. Liao and J Chen and Shih-Chieh Chueh and Yin Ping Tu and Shyh Chyan Chen and R H Yuan},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  year={2001},
  volume={100 3},
  pages={186-91}
}
PURPOSE This study compared the effectiveness of laparoscopic adrenalectomy, using either a transperitoneal or trans-retroperitoneal approach, with that of open adrenalectomy in patients with benign adrenal tumors. METHODS From February 1995 to April 2000, laparoscopic adrenalectomy was performed on 31 patients with adrenal tumors, including 16… CONTINUE READING