Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy for Clinical and Subclinical Cushing’s Syndrome

@article{Alesina2010PosteriorRA,
  title={Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy for Clinical and Subclinical Cushing’s Syndrome},
  author={P F Alesina and Silvia Hommeltenberg and Beate Meier and Stephan Petersenn and Harald Lahner and Kurt Werner Schmid and Klaus Mann and Martin Karl Walz},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={34},
  pages={1391-1397}
}
Because of co-morbidity, adrenalectomy for adrenal Cushing’s syndrome may be associated with an increased complication rate and long operating times. In the present study we report our experience with the posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy in a large group of patients with clinical or subclinical Cushing’s syndrome. Between July 1994 and June 2009, 170 patients (17 males, 153 females age 50 ± 13 years; range: 12–78 years) affected by Cushing’s syndrome underwent operation via… CONTINUE READING
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