Open Adrenalectomy for Cancer *

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Step 1 Surgical Anatomy ♦ The adrenal gland is composed of a cortex and medulla that have different embryologic origins. ▴ The adrenal cortex arises from the coelomic mesoderm between…

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Thyroidectomy for Nodules or Small Cancers

Aug 13, 2019 by in ENDOCRINOLOGY Comments Off on Thyroidectomy for Nodules or Small Cancers

Step 1 Indications for Surgical Therapy ♦ Thyroidectomy is the most common endocrine operation performed, and nodular thyroid disease is the most common endocrine disorder. ♦ Nodular thyroid disease affects…

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Thyroidectomy for Locally Advanced Cancer

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♦ The incidence of thyroid cancer is rapidly increasing in the United States, with 35,000 patients seen annually. Interestingly, mortality from thyroid cancer has remained unchanged over the past 25…

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