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an intermixture of a contrasting or unexpected quality, especially in a person's character

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a temporary state of mind or feeling

a distinctive way of expressing oneself

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a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart

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a distinctive style or manner

any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ

a layer of ore between layers of rock

one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect

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make a veinlike pattern

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In complicated cases, mainly when it was difficult to localize the right adrenal vein, small amounts of contrast were injected at locations where the adrenal vein was expected to be found.
Apart from the adrenal cortex, supplied only by small caliber blood vessels, the adrenal medulla is endowed with large blood vessels (especially the adrenal vein, with a special distribution of muscular fibers, in order to ensure a prompt propulsion of the blood in stressful conditions).
Standard AVS procedures depend on comparisons of plasma aldosterone in each adrenal vein, normalized to concentrations of cortisol, to establish presence or absence of asymmetric aldosterone production (9).
After adrenal vein ligation precipitous hypotension occurred with blood pressure of 86/56mm Hg which was managed with bolus of intravenous fluid and noradrenaline infusion.
Intraoperatively, there were no surgical complications; however, given the size of the mass, it was difficult to isolate the adrenal vein early and subsequent manipulation of the mass resulted in blood pressure fluctuations, despite preoperative blockade.
After dividing the surrounding blood vessels, including the adrenal vein, the adrenal gland was placed in a plastic bag and retracted through a port site.
Since the main adrenal vein was quite short and thick, it was ligated with an endoscopic vascular linear stapler (Figure 2).
Radiological studies that aid the diagnosis of adrenal adenomas include contrast-enhanced CT, MRI and adrenal vein sampling of aldosterone levels.
Adrenal vein catheterization--a technically difficult procedure--should be considered when the adrenal glands appear normal on CT imaging, but there is still a high suspicion of primary aldosteronism--low potassium level and high plasma aldosterone level.
At the start of tumour resection, hydrocortisone 100mg IV bolus given and infusion was started at the rate of 100mg per 24 hours.At the time of tumour dissection, IVC invasion by tumour mass, and a large adrenal vein and an accessory vein from the tumour draining into IVC were observed.
Finally, the inferior vena cava was exposed, a vessel with nearly 10 mm in diameter from the mass to the inferior vena cava was found, which was considered as the thickening right adrenal vein. The adrenal vein was ligated and dissected.
At centers with shorter delays, the patient was kept in the radiology suite, and in the German study the patient underwent cannulation of the left adrenal vein while the results from the right side were undergoing IPCM (8).
ATLANTA -- The use of CT can spare many patients with signs and symptoms of hyperaldosteronism from having to undergo adrenal vein sampling, a procedure that is invasive and technically difficult, Dr.