Adrenal Glands

Diagnostic Aspects and Surgical Therapy

  • Dimitrios Linos
  • Jon A. van Heerden

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. Dean A. Harris, Malcolm H. Wheeler
    Pages 1-6
  3. Nancy Dugal Perrier, Michael Sean Boger
    Pages 7-18
  4. Ioannis Kyrou, Constantine Tsigos
    Pages 19-32
  5. A. Souvatzoglou
    Pages 33-39
  6. Bruno Niederle, Gertraud Heinz-Peer, Klaus Kaczirek, Amir Kurtaran
    Pages 41-56
  7. Alejandro Ayala, George Chrousos
    Pages 57-66
  8. Felix Beuschlein, Martin Reincke
    Pages 67-74
  9. D. Vassiliadi, S. Tsagarakis, N. Thalassinos
    Pages 75-85
  10. George Mastorakos, Christina Kanaka-Gantenbein
    Pages 87-99
  11. Evangelia Charmandari, George Chrousos, Deborah P. Merke
    Pages 101-113
  12. Richard D. Gordon, Michael Stowasser
    Pages 115-126
  13. Bertil Hamberger
    Pages 127-130
  14. Charles A.G. Proye, François N. Pattou, Jonathan Armstrong
    Pages 131-142
  15. Paolo Miccoli, Pietro Iacconi
    Pages 143-150
  16. D. E. Tsakayannis, Dimitrios A. Linos
    Pages 151-157
  17. Michael Brauckhoff, Oliver Gimm, Henning Dralle
    Pages 159-176
  18. Cord Sturgeon, Quan-Yang Duh
    Pages 177-188
  19. Gerard M. Doherty
    Pages 189-194
  20. Abbie L. Young, William F. Young Jr.
    Pages 201-209
  21. Jed G. Nuchtern, Heidi V. Russell, Jason M. Shohet
    Pages 211-222
  22. Miguel F. Herrera, Juan Pablo Pantoja, Nayví España
    Pages 231-239
  23. Göran Åkerström, Per Hellman
    Pages 251-264
  24. M. Nicole Lamb, David R. Farley
    Pages 265-273
  25. Richard A. Hodin, Antonia E. Stephen
    Pages 275-285
  26. Stavros G. Memtsoudis, Cephas Swamidoss, Maria Psoma
    Pages 287-297
  27. Dimitrios A. Linos
    Pages 299-301
  28. Dimitrios A. Linos
    Pages 303-308
  29. Dimitrios A. Linos
    Pages 309-312
  30. Dimitrios A. Linos
    Pages 313-319
  31. Dimitrios A. Linos
    Pages 321-324
  32. Sanziana Roman, Robert Udelsman
    Pages 325-332
  33. Martin K. Walz
    Pages 333-339
  34. Geoffrey B. Thompson
    Pages 341-343
  35. Jacques Marescaux, Francesco Rubino, Luc Soler
    Pages 345-353
  36. Back Matter
    Pages 355-362

About this book



Surgery of the Adrenal Glands is a comprehensive  medical textbook that includes everything that a surgeon, but for all purposes any physicain or medical student, may want to find on adrenal surgery in a friendly, up to date, evidence based manner. 30 of the most renowned names in the field of adrenal surgery from the US and Europe draw on their experience in exploring diagnosis, indications for surgery, choice of operation and  operative techniques, and surgical outcomes for every major adrenal condition. 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. Finally, the best approaches in dealing with challenging conditions such as adrenal incidentaloma, subclinical Cushing's syndrom, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Mineralcorticoid Express Syndrome, Extraadrenal and Malignant Pheochromocytoma are discussed.  


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Editors and affiliations

  • Dimitrios Linos
    • 1
  • Jon A. van Heerden
    • 2
  1. 1.Director 1st Surgical ClinicHygeia HospitalKifissiaGreece
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-41099-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-26861-1
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