Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Pheochromocytoma

Jaroszewski, Dawn E.; Tessier, Deron J.; Schlinkert, Richard T.; Grant, Clive S.; Thompson, Geoffrey B.; van Heerden, Jon A.; Farley, David R.; Smith, Stephen L.; Hinder, Ronald A.
December 2003
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Dec2003, Vol. 78 Issue 12, p1501
Academic Journal
Evaluates the safety and results of laparoscopic resection of benign pheochromocytomas. Mean hospital stay; Comparison of blood loss between patients who underwent open laparotomy and those who underwent laparoscopic resection; Importance of long-term follow-up for all patients.


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