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Surgical intervention for pheochromocytoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3641606     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Between 1964 and 1983 at Rush-Presbyterian-St Luke's Medical Center, 30 surgical procedures on 28 patients were performed for pheochromocytoma. In two cases, the tumors were nonresectable. Three patients had malignant pheochromocytomas, and of these, all had recurrences by eight years after surgery. Although the prognosis for patients with malignant pheochromocytomas is not good, the majority of patients have benign tumors and are cured of their disease.
E D Staren; C Conkey; B Morreale; A Doolas; N L Wool
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AORN journal     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0001-2092     ISO Abbreviation:  AORN J     Publication Date:  1986 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-01-06     Completed Date:  1987-01-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372403     Medline TA:  AORN J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  758-61, 764-5     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Gland Neoplasms / diagnosis,  surgery*
Intraoperative Care
Operating Room Nursing / methods*
Pheochromocytoma / diagnosis,  surgery*
Postoperative Care
Preoperative Care

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