Article Abstract

Laparoscopic adrenalectomy by transabdominal lateral approach: can preoperative risk factors predict complications?

Authors: James G. Bittner IV, Emily Benham


During the last decade, laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA) largely replaced open adrenalectomy (OA) as the preferred approach for most adrenal lesions due to greater surgeon experience with advanced laparoscopy, improved technology, and better short-term patient outcomes (1).