Peculiarities of diagnosis of adrenal tumors

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The article presents the analysis of the effectiveness of different methods of investigation of patients with adrenal tumors undergoing examination and treatment in Russian Cancer Research Centre, Troitsk hospital of Russian Academy of Science and Municipal clinical hospital of Mytischy. Based on the results the algorithm of examination is developed and appropriate recommendations are given. Established that only a complete complex examination including of radiological imaging (CT, MRI, ultrasound, angiography) provide accurate data on the size and structure of the tumor, its relation to the surrounding organs and vessels, the presence of regional lymph node and distant metastases, which is essential for selecting the optimal surgical approach.

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A V Filimonyuk

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

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Department of general practice

E A Smirnova

Russian Cancer Research Center n.a. N.N. Blokhin of RAS

R V Tedoradze

Hospital of the Russian Academy of Sciences

N I Smelkova

Mytischys’ municipal clinical hospital


Copyright (c) 2013 Филимонюк А.В., Смирнова Е.А., Тедорадзе Р.В., Смелкова Н.И.

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