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Cirugía paraguaya

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FARINA, Miguel et al. TRANSPERITONEAL LAPAROSCOPIC SUPRARRENALECTOMY: OUR EXPERIENCE. Rev. Cir. Parag. [online]. 2016, vol.40, n.2, pp.19-20. ISSN 2307-0420.


The laparoscopic approach for adrenal tumors are the best option because of his safety to perform, poor or nothing morbidity and fast recovery.


to describe the results of transperitoneal laparoscopic suprarrenalectomy (TLS).

Patient and method:

an observational, retrospective study of 14 patients who underwent TLS between 2004 to 2016.


13 women and 1 man, with a range of age of 18 to 55 years, without difference of tumor localization side. The average size of the tumor was 8 cm and the OR time 125 min in most of the cases. The average of discharge from hospital was 3,5 days. The complications presented were a trocar hemorrhage resolved with a stich and a pneumothorax after yugular punction that required a pleural drainage.


The TLS is a safety technique for adrenal tumors, with a complication rate of 14,3% and a short hospital admission.

Keywords : suprarrenalectomy; adrenal gland; laparoscopy..

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