Laparoscopic surgery in functional and nonfunctional adrenal tumors: A single-center experience


Oz B., Akcan A., Emek E., AKYÜZ M., Sozuer E., Akyildiz H. Y. , ...More

ASIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.39, no.3, pp.137-143, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.asjsur.2015.04.009
  • Journal Name: ASIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.137-143
  • Keywords: functioning adrenal tumours, non-functioning adrenal tumours, laparoscopic lateral transabdominal adrenalectomy, TRANSPERITONEAL ANTERIOR ADRENALECTOMY, 10-YEAR EXPERIENCE, PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA, COMPLICATIONS, INCIDENTALOMA, OUTCOMES, CONVERSION, CM
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA) is a safe and minimally invasive operation for benign adrenal tumours. The purpose of this study was a retrospective analysis of outcomes following laparoscopic lateral transabdominal adrenalectomy performed for benign adrenal tumours responsible for various endocrinological disorders and non-functioning tumours.