New therapeutic and surgical approaches for sporadic and hereditary pheochromocytoma.

  • M. M. Walther
  • Published 2002 in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences


Pheochromocytoma is a rare, surgically correctable cause of hypertension. Modern medical blockade has significantly improved patient survival and morbidity. The last decade has seen the identification of the genes responsible for several hereditary causes of pheochromocytoma. Evaluation of these patients has demonstrated different catecholamine profiles… (More)


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