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

@article{Aggarwal2013LaparoscopicBT,
  title={Laparoscopic Bilateral Transperitoneal Adrenalectomy for Cushing Syndrome: Surgical Challenges and Lessons Learnt},
  author={S. Aggarwal and Kunal Yadav and A. Sharma and V. Sethi},
  journal={Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques},
  year={2013},
  volume={23},
  pages={324–328}
}
  • S. Aggarwal, Kunal Yadav, +1 author V. Sethi
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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