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Bilateral adrenalectomy

Bilateral adrenalectomy

Bilateral adrenalectomy: A bilateral adrenalectomy is the surgical removal of both adrenal glands.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Bilateral adrenalectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Bilateral adrenalectomy:

  • High blood pressure from dysfunctional adrenal gland(s)
  • Benign adrenal gland tumor
  • Malignant (cancerous) adrenal gland tumor
  • Pheochromocytoma (adrenal gland medullary tumor, benign or malignant)
  • Cushing's syndrome
  • Enlarged adrenal gland

Non-Surgical Options: Bilateral adrenalectomy

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Bilateral adrenalectomy:

Other Surgical Options: Bilateral adrenalectomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Bilateral adrenalectomy may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Bilateral adrenalectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Bilateral adrenalectomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Bilateral adrenalectomy

Possible surgical complications of Bilateral adrenalectomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Bilateral adrenalectomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good. Symptoms such as high blood pressure usually subside.

Bilateral adrenalectomy: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Bilateral adrenalectomy: Three to six weeks.

Bilateral adrenalectomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Bilateral adrenalectomy) include:

  • Bilateral adrenal gland removal

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