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ea0035p7 | Adrenal cortex | ECE2014

Favorable long-term outcome of bilateral adrenalectomy in Cushing's disease

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 Gunter , Beuschlein Felix , Reincke Martin

Objective: Bilateral adrenalectomy (BADX) is an important treatment option for patients with Cushing’s syndrome (CS). The outcome of this procedure has not been studied well.The aim was to analyze long-term outcome of CS patients treated with BADX.Design: Fifty patients with BADX treated since 1990 in two German centers were identified. 34 patients had Cushing’s disease (CD), nine ectopic Cushing-syndrome (ECS), and seven...