Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Left Adrenalectomy
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Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Left Adrenalectomy

This Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Left Adrenalectomy course will teach you:

  • To remove the left adrenal gland, in case of a benign or malignant tumor.

Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Left Adrenalectomy:

  • Intra-abdominal injury
  • Opening the parietal peritoneum
  • Opening of the peritoneum
  • Hemorrhage from adrenal vessels
  • Transection of renal vessels
  • Adrenal vein or renal vein hemorrhage
  • Injury to the left renal vein
  • Injury to left renal artery
  • Catecholamine release in pheochromocytoma
  • Bleeding of the adrenal gland

With the following tips you might perform the Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Left Adrenalectomy even better:

  • Complete digital lateroconal fascia perforation
  • Evaluation of entering the retroperitoneum
  • Confirmation of being in the retroperitoneal space
  • Instrument placement
  • Evaluation of creation of pneumoretroperitoneum
  • Blunt dissection of loose tissue
  • Traction on the dissection plane
  • Adrenal gland identification
  • Adrenal gland isolation
  • Aberrant renal artery
  • Central vein of adrenal gland identification
  • Reaching the cranial border of the tumor
  • Orientation throughout the procedure
  • Extending subcostal incision

The following anatomical variations are described in this Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Left Adrenalectomy course:

  • Aberrant renal artery

After studying this Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Left Adrenalectomy course you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Wound problems

Step by step

Retroperitoneal space approach

Skin

Mark

Mark the skin transversely over a length of approximately 2 cm just distal to the tip of the twelfth rib; and just cranial to the iliac crest, as lateral as possible.

Mark

Mark the skin longitudinally over a length of approximately 2 cm just lateral to the latissimus dorsi and just proximal to the iliac crest.

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