Adrenal Glands: Diagnostic Aspects and Surgical Therapy

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Dimitrios A. Linos, Jon A. van Heerden
Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 7, 2004 - Medical - 362 pages
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- Over 200 exquisite illustrations, ranging from intraoperative photographs, line drawings, diagnostic images, pathology slides, tables and graphs are available to make each case discussed comprehensible and easy to follow. 

- Traditional and novel therapeutic recommendations are introduced and the latest developments in minimal-access operative techniques are discussed and reviewed.

- Focuses on a teamwork oriented approach that identifies the necessary communications amongst the many medical disciplines when dealing with adrenal disorders. 

 

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Contents

History of Adrenal Surgery
Surgical Anatomy
HypothalamicPituitaryAdrenal Axis
The Sympathoadrenal System Integrative Regulation of the Cortical and the Medullary Adrenal Functions
The Value of Adrenal Imaging in Adrenal Surgery
vii
Cushings Syndrome
xxiii
Subclinical Cushings Syndrome
xxxiii
Ectopic Cushings Syndrome
xli
Neuroblastoma
21
Miscellaneous Adrenal Neoplasms Cysts Myelolipoma Hemangioma Lymphangioma
22
Adrenal Incidentalomas
23
Clinically Inapparent Adrenal Mass Incidentaloma or Adrenaloma
24
Genetic Syndromes Associated with Adrenal Tumors
25
Adrenal Tumors and Pregnancy
26
AdrenalSparing Surgery
27
Anesthesia for Adrenal Surgery
28

Cushings Syndrome in Children and Adolescents
liii
Classic Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
lxvii
Overview of Mineralocorticoid Excess Syndromes
lxxxi
Primary AldosteronismThe Surgical Perspective
xciii
Primary Adrenocortical Carcinoma
3
Recurrent Adrenocortical Carcinoma
14
Metastatic Adrenocortical Carcinoma
14
Virilizing and Feminizing Adrenal Tumors
15
Pheochromocytoma
17
Extraadrenal and Malignant Pheochromocytoma
16
Pheochromocytoma in MEN2A MEN2B and von HippelLindau Disease
18
Benign Paragangliomas
20
Open Left Anterior Adrenalectomy
29
Open Right Anterior Adrenalectomy
30
Open Posterior Adrenalectomy
31
Right Anterior Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
32
Left Anterior Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
33
Laparoscopic Lateral Transabdominal Adrenalectomy
34
Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy
35
Laparoscopic Partial Adrenalectomy
36
Virtual Reality and Robotic Technologies in Adrenal Surgery
37
Subject Index
71
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