adenomectomy

adenomectomy

(ad″ĕn-ō-mek′tŏ-mē) [ adenoma + -ectomy]
Surgical excision of a glandular tumor.
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The samples obtained from cystoprostatectomy patients and histologically confirmed as nondiseased had the lowest values, and the samples from adenomectomy patients the highest values.
Intraoperative fall in plasma levels of intact parathyroid hormone in patients undergoing parathyroid adenomectomy.
The histologic diagnosis on the basis of tissue obtained only by transurethral resection of the prostate or open adenomectomy (n = 32) or transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided sextant or octant biopsy (n = 435) was benign prostatic hyperplasia with or without chronic prostatitis or no histologic abnormality, but no evidence of prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia.
One of the two patients, who developed Nelson syndrome following the bilateral surrenalectomy, underwent transsphenoidal adenomectomy, and the other was treated with conventional radyotherapy (5000 Rad).
Transsphenoidal adenomectomy is the treatment of choice for ACTH-secreting adenomas, but pharmacological therapy may be used for several weeks prior to surgery to control significant manifestations of hypercortisolism (such as diabetes, hypertension, and psychiatric disturbances).
The most widely used treatment is removal of the tumor by surgery, known as transsphenoidal adenomectomy.
Only the tissue parts that were confirmed as malignant from CaP, as well as the tissue samples obtained from the adenomectomy of patients with BPH, were used for subsequent analysis.
Patients who have hypopituitarism pre-operatively may even resume normal pituitary functions including cortisol secretion within 4 h after uncomplicated pituitary adenomectomy, indicating that hypopituitarism in this setting is reversible and largely due to compression of portal vessels (4-6).
In the group of the 50 BPH patients, the clinical diagnosis of BPH was histologically confirmed by use of tissue material obtained by octant biopsy, transurethral resection, or after open adenomectomy.
Long-term outcome and mortality after transsphenoidal adenomectomy for acromegaly.
Nocturnal breathing abnormalities in acromegaly after adenomectomy.