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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Needlescopic adrenalectomy: the initial series--comparison with conventional laparoscopic adrenalectomy.
When the cells were transplanted into severe combined immunodeficient mice that had undergone adrenalectomy, "the tissue formed from the transplanted cells.
The proposed relationship between endogenous androgens and sexual functioning has also been examined by studying women who have undergone surgical procedures such as oophorectomy (removal of the ovaries) and adrenalectomy (removal of the adrenal glands) and have thus undergone a sudden decrease in circulating levels of plasma testosterone and estrogen.
Pooled data from the infection period revealed that adrenalectomy resulted in elevated peripheral eosinophil levels in uninfected rats and in rats infected concurrently or singly with the helminth.
Seminar participant Joseph Ragaz of the Cancer Control Agency of British Columbia in Vancouver told SCIENCE NEWS that other studies find adrenalectomy does not prevent tamoxifen flares.
The mini-invasive laparoscopic approach is currently the reference technique to perform a total or partial adrenalectomy in patients affected by pheochromocytoma.
It was believed to be positive, and a left adrenalectomy was performed.
In one study it was found that adrenalectomy performed in non-stress conditions increased plasma ACTH and corticosterone levels are reduced.
Due to the patient's poor condition, intolerance to steroidogenesis inhibitors, and in order to avoid empiric adrenalectomy, a bronchoscopy was preformed and identified a small submucosal bronchopulmonary carcinoid tumor (BPC).
Effects of surgical and pharmacological adrenalectomy on the initiation and maintenance of intravenous cocaine self-administration in rats.
When PA is confined to a single adrenal gland (as in aldosterone-producing adenoma), unilateral adrenalectomy usually cures and virtually always improves the hypertension, with an accompanying improved quality of life.
Others A variety of other procedures have been performed using robotics in children, such as pyelolithotomy, (58) correction of retrocaval ureter, (59) adrenalectomy, bladder neck sling, (60) ureteropyelostomy, excision of Mullerian duct remnants, (47) and sacrocolpopexy just to name a few.