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 common reason to remove these glands is benign or cancerous tumours. 

How does Adrenalectomy treatment 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...

Procedure (How is a Adrenalectomy done?)

What are benefits and risks of this Adrenalectomy treatment?

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 Adrenalectomy treatment are:

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

The risks associated with Adrenalectomy are:

Hormonal imbalance is a likely risk, leading to compounded health problems like slow healing, BP upsets, or metabolic disorders...

  • Damage to nearby organs.
  • Hernia.

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