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Laparoscopic Right Adrenalectomy (Transperitoneal Approach)

  • Toni BeninatoEmail author
  • Quan-Yang Duh
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Abstract

A 44-year-old man was referred for evaluation of primary aldosteronism. He had hypertension for the previous 8 years and was on three antihypertensive medications. Evaluation after a pre-syncopal episode also revealed a potassium level of 2.5 mmol/L, for which he was taking potassium supplementation for the past year. He was otherwise healthy and in good physical condition. A CT scan showed a 1.0 × 1.2 × 0.8-cm right adrenal nodule with characteristics suggestive of an adenoma (Fig. 2.1). He had an aldosterone-to-renin ratio of 163. Adrenal vein sampling confirmed the presence of a right-sided aldosterone-producing lesion, and plans were made for laparoscopic right adrenalectomy.

Keywords

Laparoscopic Transabdominal Transperitoneal Adrenalectomy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryNew York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryUniversity of California, San Francisco Mt. Zion Medical CenterSan FranciscoUSA

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