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Evaluation and surgical resection of adrenal masses in ...

1060 SURGERY A DRENAL MASSES ARE IDENTIFIED in up to 4% of patients undergoing computed tomography (CT) scanning of the abdomen or chest. 1 Because metastases involving the adrenal gland are frequently seen as a component of the natural history of a number of relatively common malignancies ...

Adrenal Cancer Overview The information that follows is an ...

Adrenal Cancer Overview The information that follows is an overview of this type of cancer. For more detailed information, call 1-800-227-2345.

Week 6 Discussion

Adrenal Gland Surgery Jim Balserak, M.D., FACS The adrenal glands are endocrine (hormone-secreting) thin and flat glands that have a spongy-like consistency that rest atop of our kidneys.

The Incidentally Discovered Adrenal Mass

clinical practice n engl j med 356;6 www.nejm.org february 8, 2007 609 ommendations given here are in general agreement with the NIH state-of-the-science statement on adrenal incidentalomas, which was published in 2003. 5 Conclusions and Recommendations For the patient described in the vignette ...

Adrenal -Thyroid Diagnostics

"The adrenal glands are the glands of stress but are the first glands to fail under stressful conditions" (Hans Selye) "A large percentage of what we think of when we discuss stress related problems are problems of excessive stress responses" excessive stress responses.

The Adrenal Gland

Chapter 66 The Adrenal Gland Theodore C. Friedman 603 Physiology The adrenal glands lie at the superior pole of each kidney and are composed of two distinct regions: the cortex and the medulla.

Adrenal Center

The multiple hormones produced by the ad renal glands impact organs and tissues through out the body. As aresult, patients with adrenal disorders require medic alexpertise fromavarietyof specialists.

Fetal Adrenal Hemorrhage

Case Report J Clin Ultrasound 23:442-446, September 1995 0 1995 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. CCC 0091-2751/95/070442-05 Antenatal Sonographic Findings of Fetal


What do I need to know about Adrenal Insufficiency? PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET This information leaflet provides an introduction to the causes and symptoms of adrenal insufficiency

Adrenal Causes of Hypertension

4 Adrenal Causes of Hypertension T he adrenal gland is involved in the production of a variety of steroid hormones and catecholamines that influence blood pressure.