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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Oßwald, Andrea; Plomer, Eva; Dimopoulou, Christina; Milian, Monika; Blaser, Rainer; Ritzel, Katrin; Mickisch, Anne; Knerr, Ferengis; Stanojevic, Milan; Hallfeldt, Klaus; Schopohl, Jochen; Kuhn, Klaus A; Stalla, Günter; Beuschlein, Felix; Reincke, Martin 
Title:
Favorable long-term outcomes of bilateral adrenalectomy in Cushing's disease. 
Abstract:
Bilateral adrenalectomy (BADX) is an important treatment option for patients with Cushing's syndrome (CS). Our aim is to analyze the long-term outcomes, surgical, biochemical, and clinical as well as morbidity and mortality, of patients who underwent BADX.A total of 50 patients who underwent BADX since 1990 in two German centers were identified. Of them, 34 patients had Cushing's disease (CD), nine ectopic CS (ECS), and seven ACTH-independent bilateral adrenal hyperplasia (BAH).Standardized foll...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Endocrinol 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
171 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
209-15 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0804-4643 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie