Summary

The purpose of this study is to compare two surgical methods of adrenalectomy. One is called PRA(posterior retroperitoneal adrenalectomy), which is performed through 3 or 4 holes at patient’s back. The other is LA (laparoscopic adrenalectomy) which is performed through patient’s abdominal cavity after making 3 or 4 holes in the abdomen.

Study Name: Randomized Clinical Trial of Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy Versus Lateral Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Status: Completed
Conditions: Conn’s Syndrome, Adrenal Tumor, Pheochromocytoma, Cushing’s Syndrome
Interventions: Procedure: Posterior RA|Procedure: Lateral transperitoneal LA
Locations: Jagiellonian University, Medical College, Third Chair of General Surgery, Krakaw, Poland
Study link: https://ClinicalTrials.gov/show/NCT01959711

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