Should We Hesitate to Perform Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Pheochromacytomas Larger Than 5 cm in Diameter with No Pre-Operative Suspicious Criteria for Malignancy?


ÇİÇEK M. Ç. , GÜNSEREN K. Ö. , Ozmerdiven C. G. , VURUŞKAN H. , YAVAŞCAOĞLU İ.

MEDICAL BULLETIN OF SISLI ETFAL HOSPITAL, vol.56, no.2, pp.244-249, 2022 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/semb.2021.81598
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL BULLETIN OF SISLI ETFAL HOSPITAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.244-249
  • Keywords: Adrenal mass, laparoscopic adrenalectomy, pheochromacytoma, RETROPERITONEAL APPROACH, ANTERIOR ADRENALECTOMY, PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA, TRANSPERITONEAL, RESECTION, OUTCOMES, SURGERY

Abstract

Objectives: We aimed to compare the outcomes of patients who underwent laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA) for pheochromacy- toma (PHE) >= 5cm versus <5 cm in diameter.