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ea0020p42 | Adrenal | ECE2009

Metastases of renal cell carcinoma to the adrenal glands: results of surgical treatment

Koloskov Vladimir , Britvin Timur , Polyakova Galina , Beloshitsky Mikhail , Kalinin Arian

Renal cell carcinoma metastases to adrenal glands are indicative of a generalized tumor process, but in cases of solitary metastases, a radical surgical treatment of these patients is possible.The object of the present study was an estimation of the remote outcome of surgical treatment of 18 patients with solitary renal cell carcinoma metastases to adrenal glands operated on in our clinic over the period from 1999 to 2008. Among them, there were 6 men an...

ea0020p201 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2009

Parathyroid cancer

Kotova Irina , Britvin Timur , Beloshitsky Mikhail , Kalinin Arian

From 1987 to 2008, 226 patients were operated on for primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT). In 17 (men and women, aged 21–71 years) of them, parathyroid carcinoma (PC) was verified by histologic analysis. Mixed pHPT form was noted in 12 patients, visceropathic one – in 4, and asymptomatic – in 1. Hypercalcemia was revealed in 14 of 17 patients, and elevation of parathyroid hormone (PTH) level (426–1160 pg/ml) – in 12. In 5 patients operated on before 1990...