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Right Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy

Richard Hodin, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

1. Introduction

2. Surgical Approach

  1. Mark Trocar Position
  2. Inject Local Anesthetic
  3. Make Initial Incision
  4. Place Ports

3. Exposure of Adrenal Gland

  1. Lyse Adhesions
  2. Take Down Lateral Attachments of Liver
  3. Dissect toward Retroperitoneal Muscles

4. Ligation of Adrenal Vein

5. Removal of Adrenal Gland

6. Examining the Lesion

7. Closure

8. Post-op Remarks