Adrenal Glands: Diagnostic Aspects and Surgical Therapy
ISBN/ASIN: 9783540410997,9783540268611 | 2005 | English | pdf | 362/359 pages | 12.5 Mb
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg | Author: Dean A. Harris, Malcolm H. Wheeler (auth.), Professor Dr. Dimitrios Linos, Professor Dr. Jon A. van Heerden (eds.) | Edition: 1
Surgery of the Adrenal Glands is a comprehensive medical textbook that includes everything that a surgeon, but for all purposes any physicain or medical student, may want to find on adrenal surgery in a friendly, up to date, evidence based manner. 30 of the most renowned names in the field of adrenal surgery from the US and Europe draw on their experience in exploring diagnosis, indications for surgery, choice of operation and operative techniques, and surgical outcomes for every major adrenal condition. 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. Finally, the best approaches in dealing with challenging conditions such as adrenal incidentaloma, subclinical Cushing's syndrom, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Mineralcorticoid Express Syndrome, Extraadrenal and Malignant Pheochromocytoma are discussed.