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- for resection
Adrenalectomy is the surgical removal of one or both (bilateral adrenalectomy) adrenal glands. It is usually advised for patients with tumors of the adrenal glands. The procedure can be performed using an open incision (laparotomy) or laparoscopic technique.
Complications from an Adrenalectomy can include an insufficient cortisol production, post-operative bleeding, damage to nearby organs and post-operative infection
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