Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy in Pakistan

What is Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy?

ALSA offers Laparoscopic adrenalectomy in pakistan, it gives patients a sheltered and powerful approach to expel a sick or carcinogenic adrenal gland. There are malignant just as threatening types of adrenal tumors. A large number of the favorable adrenal tumors emit hormones, for example, cortisol, aldosterone, epinephrine, norepinephrine and can bring about hypertension, facial flushing, weight gain, migraines and palpitations.. Adrenal cancer is uncommon and can develop to a considerable size. Generally, considerate and dangerous adrenal tumors can be removed laparoscopically.

Adrenal gland removal | Procedure

Laparoscopic adrenalectomy is an insignificantly invasive procedure, which furnishes patients with less distress and more effective outcomes when contrasted with the bigger cut required with a conventional open medical procedure. When compared with a traditional open medical procedure.

Laparoscopic adrenalectomy (in Pakistan) is performed under a general sedative. The normal length of the activity is 3-4 hours. The surgical procedure is performed through 3 little (1cm) entry points made in the mid-region. A camera and little instruments are embedded into the mid-region through these keyhole entry points, which permit the surgeon at ALSA to totally free and dismember the ailing adrenal gland without putting his hands into the midsection. The adrenal gland is then positioned inside a plastic sack and removed through an expansion of one of the existing incision sites.

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy in Pakistan


Laparoscopic adrenalectomy has brought about fundamentally less discomfort and pain, a shorter hospital stay, quick come back to work and day by day exercises, a progressively positive restorative outcome and results are also better than open surgery.

For whom we use Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy at ALSA?

For benign conditions, particularly Conn’s tumors and sporadic pheochromocytoma – the two of which are generous tumors that can emit hormones that make the patient’s blood pressure very high – and for other hormonally inactive tumors found while looking for some other condition, laparoscopic adrenalectomy is a great other option.

When the normal Open procedure of adrenalectomy is is recommended?

It is commonly recommended for malignant adrenal growth and for conditions where there is a great danger of adrenal disease for example, for enormous (4-7 cm) tumors or for those related with numerous endocrine neoplasia, “open” surgery is better in light of the fact that the two sides can be inspected cautiously and managed in case of spread.

Adrenalectomy in children

Adrenalectomy; is the surgery to remove one or both adrenal glands. Tumors are the most common reason for the removal of adrenal glands.

Adrenal glands; are present above your kidneys. They produce various hormones that regulate essential functions in the body.

Laparoscopic adrenalectomy in children

Laparoscopic adrenalectomy is a common procedure that produces good results. At ALSA Pakistan, our child surgeon Dr. Muhammad Mohsin safely uses it to treat suspected benign and malignant tumors in children with minimum complications and short hospital stays. Your child can go home within one to two days after surgery.

Open adrenalectomy in children

We perform open adrenalectomy in case of large tumors. Your child will have to stay in the hospital for three to five days after open surgery.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pheotochromocytoma?

These tumors are produced from chromaffin cells of the adrenal medulla. The overall presentation of pheochromocytoma varies with the production of active metabolites. But usually, alpha-adrenergic hypersecretion cause malignant hypertension.

What is the recovery time for Adrenalectomy?

The recovery time for adrenalectomy is 2 to 4 weeks. Overall recover might take 5 to 6 weeks though. Recovery timing for laparoscopic adrenalectomy is quicker as compared to the open surgical procedure.

What is Cushing Syndrome?

Cushing syndrome occurs when a person is usually exposed to cortisol for a long time. This can happen due to taking corticosteroids or releasing that hormone too much.