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Gazymov M., Filippov D., Ilivanov Yu., Volkov A.

Revisiting diagnosis and treatment of adrenal malignant tumors

Keywords: pheochromoblastoma, Conn's syndrome, Cushing's syndrome, metastases, renal cell cancer in the adrenal gland, surgical treatment

During the period from 2010 to 2016 138 patients with hormone-responsive adrenal tumours, 26 patients with hormone-irresponsive adrenal tumors and 38 patients with kidney cancer metastases to the adrenal gland were operated on. Among 80 patients with adrenal kateholamin producing tumors 10 patients (12,5%) had pheochromoblastoma, among 24 patients with Cushing's syndrome, a malignant form of the disease was in 12 (50%), among 26 patients operated for hyperaldosteroma 1 patient (2,9%) had adrenal cancer, among 26 operated patients with great incidentaloma (greater than 5 cm in diameter) cancer of the adrenal gland was revealed in 2 (7,7%). All listed patients underwent adrenalectomy. In 609 patients with renal cell carcinoma nephrectomy was performed, among them 34 (5,6%) were identified to have metastasis (invasion) of the tumor in the adrenal gland, they underwent nephradrenalectomy.

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About authors

Gazymov Minvaley Mingaleevich
doctor of medical sciences, general surgeons and oncology department professor, Chuvash State University, Russia, Cheboksary (urocheb@mail.ru)
Filippov David Stanislavovich
candidate of medical sciences, general surgery and oncology department associate professor, Chuvash State University, Russia, Cheboksary
Volkov Anatoly Nikandrovich
doctor of medical sciences, surgical diseases department professor, Chuvash State University, Russia, Cheboksary
Ilivanov Yury Dmitryevich
candidate of medical sciences, surgical department head, Republican Clinical Oncologic Dispensary, Russia, Cheboksary

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Gazymov M., Filippov D., Ilivanov Yu., Volkov A. Revisiting diagnosis and treatment of adrenal malignant tumors [Electronic resource] // Acta medica Eurasica. – 2017. – №1. P. 28-31. – URL: http://acta-medica-eurasica.ru/en/single/2017/1/5/