adrenal gland

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Synonyms for adrenal gland

either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney

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Rainey, Scientific Director of the Adrenal Center at Georgia Health Sciences University revealed that the study of 47 human, benign adrenal gland tumors also showed that a mutation of the gene 'KCNJ5'is twice as likely to occur in women - 71 versus 29 percent - as it points to potential new treatments for some patients who don't respond to current hypertension regimens.
We did not perform any hormone measurements in control group because they did not have adrenal gland tumors or clinical findings related to any hormone excess syndromes.
(3) The above advantages have led to the widespread use of LA in the management of adrenal gland tumors. Herein, we review the indications and contraindications of LA proposing a guide for selection of appropriate laparoscopic technique for any particular candidate of LA.