adrenalectomy


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ad·re·nal·ec·to·my

 (ə-drē′nə-lĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. ad·re·nal·ec·to·mies
Surgical excision of one or both of the adrenal glands.

adrenalectomy

(əˌdriːnəlˈɛktəmɪ)
n
the surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands

adrenalectomy

Surgery to remove an adrenal gland.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adrenalectomy - surgical removal of one or both adrenal glandsadrenalectomy - surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations

ad·re·nal·ec·to·my

n. adrenalectomía,
extirpación de las glándulas suprarrenales.

adrenalectomy

n (pl -ties) adrenalectomía, suprarrenalectomía
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For this reason, I performed a robotic left adrenalectomy, and due to the minimal surgical trauma of the robotic procedure, Mr.
The size of the adrenalectomy specimen was approximately 6.
Adrenocorticotropin secretion by fetal sheep anterior and intermediate lobe pituitary cells in vitro: effects ofgestation and adrenalectomy.
2) Long-term medical therapy for CS is ineffective and definitive therapy is the resection of pituitary or adrenal adenoma or bilateral adrenalectomy for hyperplasia.
In many cases, a large proportion of the functional cortex tissue surrounding the adenoma can be destroyed during the RFA process , thereby negating the benefit of the RFA over the traditional adrenalectomy approach.
Outcomes of adrenalectomy for isolated synchronous versus metachronous adrenal metastases in non-small-cell lung cancer: a systematic review and pooled analysis.
6,9,13 The management includes adrenalectomy, preferable by laparoscopic approach, for any secreting tumour, for non-secreting tumours larger than 4 cm and potentially malignant while hormonally inactive tumours smaller (especially those smaller than 2 cm which are true AI and fulfil the restrictive criteria of defining AI) should only be follow-up.
A total of 41 patients underwent adrenalectomy during this period.
After blood pressure normalization with doxazosin, she underwent open adrenalectomy and retroperitoneal lymph node sampling.
An adrenalectomy revealed two foci of metastatic RCC measuring 2.
We report a 61 year old male with solitary right adrenal metastasis 15 months post LT which was managed with open adrenalectomy.