Experience with laparoscopic adrenalectomy in pediatric patients.

@article{Miller2002ExperienceWL,
  title={Experience with laparoscopic adrenalectomy in pediatric patients.},
  author={Kelly Anne Miller and Carmine Albanese and Marvin H. Harrison and Diana L. Farmer and Daniel J. Ostlie and George K. Gittes and George W. Holcomb},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={37 7},
  pages={
          979-82; discussion 979-82
        }
}
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA) is now being recognized as the standard in the management of benign adrenal pathology in adult patients. Few reports have described the use of this technique in pediatric patients. This study combines experience from 2 institutions with lateral transperitoneal LA in children to analyze our results and the clinical and biochemical response to laparoscopic adrenalectomy in patients with hormonally active adrenal tumors. METHODS A bi-institutional… CONTINUE READING
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