Adrenalectomy

What is Adrenalectomy?

Adrenalectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove adrenal glands (one or both). Adrenal glands are located, one on top of the other, right above the kidneys. The most co...

How does it help?

Patients suffering from tumours (of adrenal glands) require adrenalectomy. Irrespective of the tumours being malignant or benign, the surgery is essential to remove all the canc...

How is it done?

What are the benefit and risks of this procedure?

The technique has revolutionised the world of medical procedures, but as any other surgery, it also has a few risks associated with it. 

The advantages of the surgery are:

  • Smaller scars.
  • Less risk of hernias.
  • Reduced pain post-operation.
  • Shorter hospital stay and recovery time.

Hormonal imbalance is a likely risk, leading to compounded health problems like slow healing, BP upsets, or metabolic disorders. Other potential risks are bleeding, bowel disorders, blood clots in lungs, infections, pain, scars, or damage to the pancreas.

  • Damage to nearby organs.
  • Hernia.

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