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Table 2 Demographic features of patients and operative data for successful laparoscopic adrenalectomies according to the types of lesions

From: Experience of an endocrine surgeon in laparoscopic transperitoneal adrenalectomy

  Cushing’s syndrome Pheochromocytoma Incidentaloma Conn’s syndrome Other
Unilateral Bilaterala Unilateral Bilaterala Unilateral Bilaterala Unilateral Unilateral
Laparoscopic adrenalectomies (n) 26 17 25 1 17 4 8 9
Mean age, years, (range) 52.8 (39–68) 40.5 (26–54) 47.1 (27–64) 51 52.2 (27-68) 34.8 (23–50) 52.9 (39–72) 49.3 (33–59)
Female/Male (n) 22/4 15/2 14/11 1/0 13/4 2/2 5/3 6/3
Body mass index, kg/m2, (mean, range) 27.1 (22.8–43.0) 29.2 (23.8–39.4) 27.3 (18.8–39.1) 28.9 28.3 (20.8–38.1) 29.3 (24.2–34.3) 28.5 (21.6–36.7) 29.7 (20.6–38.7)
ASA scores, I/II/III/IV (n) 2/17/7/0 8/8/1/0 4/19/2/0 II 9/8/0/0 2/2/0/0 2/6/0/0 3/6/0/0
Right / Left (n) 10/16 13/12 9/8 1/7 3/6
Duration of operation, min (mean, range) 61.3 (50–85) 131.5 (90–210) 60.6 (40–95) 140 61.2 (40–80) 121.3 (95–140) 61.9 (55–75) 54.4 (45–70)
Estimated blood loss (ml) 32.3 (0–200) 73.2 (0–450) 34 (0–130) 60 26.2 (0–100) 53.8 (35–75) 27.5 (0–100) 42 (0–150)
Tumor size a , cm (mean, range) 3.1 (1.5–5) 4.7 (3.2–6.2) 4.2 (1.8–8) 3.5 4.3 (1.1–7.2) 4.9 (4.3–5.9) 1.6 (1–2) 4.6 (1.2–7.5)
Complications (n, %) 1 (3.8) 2 (11.7) 1 (4)
Postoperative oral intake, days (mean, range) 1.04 (1–2) 1 (1–1) 1.04 (1–2) 1 1 (1–1) 1 (1–1) 1 (1–1) 1 (1–1)
Postoperative hospital stay, days (mean, range) 1.4 (1–4) 3 (1–5) 1.3 (1–3) 3 1.5 (1–4) 2.8 (2–3) 1 (1–1) 1.4 (1–3)
  1. aIn bilateral cases, the largest tumor size was considered