Expertise and experience. Surgeons at Mayo Clinic have extensive experience in adrenalectomies, performing nearly 150 procedures each year. Mayo Clinic experts perform most adrenalectomies using minimally invasive surgery, also called laparoscopic surgery.
Endocrine surgeons at Mayo Clinic are also using the robotic da Vinci Surgical System to perform laparoscopic adrenalectomies. In addition, Mayo Clinic doctors are using cryoablation to treat adrenal tumors. This procedure uses CT imaging to guide the insertion of a probe that freezes and destroys adrenal tumors.
- Multispecialty care. Mayo Clinic emphasizes a team approach to diagnosis and treatment. Your team may include experts in endocrinology, surgery and other areas, such as medical oncology and radiology.
- Latest research. Mayo Clinic doctors conduct research to develop diagnostic and management criteria for hormone-secreting tumors, including aldosteronoma, Cushing syndrome, pheochromocytoma and nonfunctioning adrenal adenoma.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for diabetes and endocrinology in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for diabetes and endocrinology by U.S. News & World Report.
Nov. 21, 2014