Surgery of the Adrenals

  • Anthony J. Edis
  • Luis A. Ayala
  • Richard H. Egdahl
Part of the Comprehensive Manuals of Surgical Specialties book series (CMSS)


Hyperplasia or neoplasia of the adrenal cortex produces aldosterone excess (aldosteronism), hypercortisolism (Cushing’s syndrome), virilism (adreno-genital syndrome), or a mixture of these, according to whether the cells that produce mineralocorticoids, glucocorticoids, or sex hormones, respectively, are in relative excess.


Primary Aldosteronism Adrenal Tumor Adrenal Vein Bilateral Adrenalectomy Adrenocortical Tumor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony J. Edis
    • 1
  • Luis A. Ayala
    • 2
  • Richard H. Egdahl
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryMayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Centro Médico de CaracasPlaza El EstanqueSan Bernardino, Caracas 101Venezuela
  3. 3.Boston University Medical CenterBostonUSA

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