Long-term Results of Total Adrenalectomy for Cushing's Disease

  title={Long-term Results of Total Adrenalectomy for Cushing's Disease},
  author={Suresh K. Nagesser and Arnoud P. van Seters and J Anneke Kievit and J E Hermans and H. Michiel J. Krans and Cornelis J. H. van de Velde},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
The objective of this study was to present the long-term results of total adrenalectomy for Cushing's disease. Forty-four patients undergoing total adrenalectomy for Cushing's disease between 1953 and 1989 at Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands, were studied retrospectively. Remission was achieved in 42 patients (95%), with a mean duration of 19 years. Adrenal remnants were observed in 12 patients (27%), and were without clinical consequence in the majority of patients, but caused… CONTINUE READING


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