Ann Endocrinol (Paris) 2017 Oct;78 Suppl 1:S11-S20
Service d'endocrinologie, hôpital Haut-Lévèque, avenue Magellan, CHU de Bordeaux, 33600 Pessac, France.
The 2017 Endocrine Society annual meeting included several communications and debates on the conservative adrenal surgery in bilateral hereditary pheochromocytomas (BHP), bilateral adrenal macronodular hyperplasia (BAMH) and primary hyperaldosteronism (PHA). The general principle is to preserve a part of the adrenal cortex to prevent the occurrence of a definitive adrenal insufficiency. In BHP, cortical sparing surgery allows more than 50% of patients to maintain normal corticotropic function at 10 years with a low recurrence rate (~ 10%). Read More