Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2011 • VOLUME 17 • №3

Do the results of adrenalectomy in symptomatic arterial hypertension depend on morphological alterations in adrenal glands?

Vachev A.N., Frolova E.V., Smolina N.A.
Department of Vascular Surgery, Chair of Faculty Surgery Samara State Medical University, Samara, Russia

The article deals with surgical treatment of patients presenting with resistant arterial hypertension and detected pathology in the adrenal glands. The authors analysed the outcomes of surgical management of 97 patients with resistant arterial hypertension, also determining the factors contributing to prediction of the antihypertensive effect of adrenalectomy depending on morphological damage to the adrenal glands.

KEY WORDS: arterial hypertension, adrenal adenoma, adrenal hyperplasia, surgical management (adrenalectomy).

P. 37-41

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