Adrenal Glands: Diagnostic Aspects and Surgical Therapy by Dimitrios A. LinosAdrenal Glands: Diagnostic Aspects and Surgical Therapy by Dimitrios A. Linos

Adrenal Glands: Diagnostic Aspects and Surgical Therapy

EditorDimitrios A. Linos, Jon A. van Heerden

Paperback | October 14, 2010

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- Over 200 exquisite illustrations, ranging from intraoperative photographs, line drawings, diagnostic images, pathology slides, tables and graphs are available to make each case discussed comprehensible and easy to follow.  - Traditional and novel therapeutic recommendations are introduced and the latest developments in minimal-access operative techniques are discussed and reviewed. - Focuses on a teamwork oriented approach that identifies the necessary communications amongst the many medical disciplines when dealing with adrenal disorders.
Title:Adrenal Glands: Diagnostic Aspects and Surgical TherapyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:377 pages, 10.63 × 7.6 × 0 inPublished:October 14, 2010Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642074324

ISBN - 13:9783642074325

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Table of Contents

History of Adrenal Surgery.- Surgical Anatomy.- Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis.- The Sympathoadrenal System: Integrative Regulation of the Cortical and the Medullary Adrenal Functions.- The Value of Adrenal Imaging in Adrenal Surgery.- Cushing's Syndrome.- Subclinical Cushing's Syndrome.- Ectopic Cushing's Syndrome.- Cushing's Syndrome in Children and Adolescents.- Classic Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.- Overview of Mineralocorticoid Excess Syndromes.- Primary Aldosteronism.- Primary Adrenocortical Carcinoma.- Recurrent Adrenocortical Carcinoma.- Metastatic Adrenocortical Carcinoma.- Virilizing and Feminizing Adrenal Tumors.- Pheochromocytoma.- Extra-adrenal and Malignant Pheochromocytoma.- Pheocromocytoma in MEN-2A, MEN-2B and von Hippel-Lindau Disease.- Benign Paragangliomas.- Neuroblastoma.- Miscellaneous Adrenal Neoplasms.- Adrenal Incidentalomas.- Clinically Inapparent Adrenal Mass.- Genetic Syndromes Associated with Adrenal Tumors.- Adrenal Tumors and Pregnancy.- Adrenal Sparing Surgery.- Anesthesia for Adrenal Surgery.- Open Left Anterior Adrenalectomy.- Open Right Anterior  Adrenalectomy.-  Open Posterior Adrenalectomy.- Right Anterior Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy.- Left Anterior Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy.- Laparoscopic Lateral Transabdominal Adrenalectomy.- Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy.- Laparoscopic Partial Adrenalectomy.- Virtual Reality and  Robotic Technologies in Adrenal Surgery.- Index.

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From the reviews:"Plenty of thought has been put into the detail of this work . . there is a consistency throughout the book and the chapters are well referenced. The operative technique section is particularly well illustrated . . The chapter on adrenal sparing surgery is both fascinating and thought provoking. . This is a valuable reference book for endocrinologists, radiologists and endocrine surgeons. It is essential reading for the increasing number of surgeons who are gifted in laparoscopic surgery but ignorant about the subject of endocrine surgery . ." (D. Scott-Coombes, The Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland, Vol. 3 (6), 2005)"An up to date, quite practical but yet comprehensive textbook focused on the field . . From its preface to subject index, this book is really exciting. In my opinion, the very first author's merit was to approach the problematics of adrenal diseases in a very practical way; Every topic is addressed . by contributors with a well-established experience in the field. . Dimitrios Linos and Jon van Heerden stroke a decisive blow with their state-of-the-art textbook on Adrenal surgery. . endeavour that was well worth their effort." (Etienne Hamoir, Acta Chirurgica Belgica, Vol. 105 (4), 2005)"The various syndromes associated with the adrenal gland are described in great detail and this book brings together a wealth of experience of some extremely rare conditions. There are excellent up-to-date chapters . . The illustrations are clear and the text valuable. All in all, this is an excellent monograph on the surgery of the adrenal glands and is to be recommended to all who have an interest in the management of the rare conditions associated with them." (Richard Collins, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Vol. 88, 2006)