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  • 2013-10-14

Laparoscopic left adrenalectomy for a left-sided 8cm pheochromocytoma

Epublication WebSurg.com, Oct 2013;13(10). URL:
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Large pheochromocytomas do not represent a contraindication to the laparoscopic approach. This video demonstrates the laparoscopic dissection of a left-sided 8cm pheochromocytoma. The standard approach allows for a primary control of the left adrenal vein and for a simple dissection of all vascular attachments. Careful manipulation is required to avoid any capsular injury as malignancy is not known.