Focused Issue on Surgical Approach to Adrenal Tumors

Posted On 2019-06-22 14:19:20

Focused issue on “Surgical Approach to Adrenal Tumors” is edited by Dr. Radu Mihai, Department of Endocrine Surgery, Churchill Cancer Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, UK.

Dr. Radu Mihai is a Consultant Surgeon at Oxford University Hospital NHS Trust whose research interests focus on all aspects of thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery. Dr. Mihai has extensive experience with scan-directed minimally-invasive parathyroidectomy and has a particular interest in the treatment of patients with negative scans and those with familial syndromes (MEN-1)

Focused issue outline:

  1. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy - anatomical landmarks, criteria for conversion
  2. Retroperitoneal adrenalectomy- learning curve, practical tips and tricks, what limits its wider uptake
  3. Robotic adrenalectomy
  4. Open adrenalectomy
  5. Cardiac bypass in the treatment of adrenal tumours
  6. Fluorescence techniques in adrenal surgery
  7. Training challenges in adrenal surgery
  8. Adrenal NOTES - a step too far