Laparoscopic Bilateral Transperitoneal Adrenalectomy for Cushing Syndrome: Surgical Challenges and Lessons Learnt

  title={Laparoscopic Bilateral Transperitoneal Adrenalectomy for Cushing Syndrome: Surgical Challenges and Lessons Learnt},
  author={Sandeep Aggarwal and Kunal Yadav and Aditya Prakash Sharma and Vrishketan Sethi},
  journal={Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy \& Percutaneous Techniques},
Purpose: Laparoscopic adrenalectomy is well established for treatment of adrenal lesions. However, bilateral adrenalectomy for Cushing syndrome is a challenging and time-consuming operation. We report our experience of laparoscopic bilateral adrenalectomy for this disease in 19 patients. Materials and Methods: From September 2009 to August 2012, we have operated 19 patients with Cushing syndrome and performed bilateral laparoscopic adrenalectomy using the transperitoneal approach; synchronous… 
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