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Adrenal Glands: Diagnostic Aspects and Surgical Therapy / Edition 1

Adrenal Glands: Diagnostic Aspects and Surgical Therapy / Edition 1

by Dimitrios A. Linos, Jon A. van Heerden


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ISBN-13: 9783540410997
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 06/08/2005
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 362
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

History of Adrenal Surgery.- Surgical Anatomy.- Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis.- The Sympathoadrenal System: Integrative Regulation of the Cortical and the Medullary Adrenal Functions.- The Value of Adrenal Imaging in Adrenal Surgery.- Cushing's Syndrome.- Subclinical Cushing's Syndrome.- Ectopic Cushing's Syndrome.- Cushing's Syndrome in Children and Adolescents.- Classic Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.- Overview of Mineralocorticoid Excess Syndromes.- Primary Aldosteronism.- Primary Adrenocortical Carcinoma.- Recurrent Adrenocortical Carcinoma.- Metastatic Adrenocortical Carcinoma.- Virilizing and Feminizing Adrenal Tumors.- Pheochromocytoma.- Extra-adrenal and Malignant Pheochromocytoma.- Pheocromocytoma in MEN-2A, MEN-2B and von Hippel-Lindau Disease.- Benign Paragangliomas.- Neuroblastoma.- Miscellaneous Adrenal Neoplasms.- Adrenal Incidentalomas.- Clinically Inapparent Adrenal Mass.- Genetic Syndromes Associated with Adrenal Tumors.- Adrenal Tumors and Pregnancy.- Adrenal Sparing Surgery.- Anesthesia for Adrenal Surgery.- Open Left Anterior Adrenalectomy.- Open Right Anterior Adrenalectomy.- Open Posterior Adrenalectomy.- Right Anterior Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy.- Left Anterior Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy.- Laparoscopic Lateral Transabdominal Adrenalectomy.- Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy.- Laparoscopic Partial Adrenalectomy.- Virtual Reality and Robotic Technologies in Adrenal Surgery.- Index.

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