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How long does the surgery to remove the adrenals take?

The length of time spent in surgery for adrenalectomy can vary greatly. On average, both laparoscopic and open operations last approximately 1.5-3 hours; however, the procedure can be longer depending on a variety of factors. Your surgeon will discuss this with you at the time of your appointment and provide you with a more accurate estimate based on the specifics of your case.

For more information go the endocrinediseases.org: Adrenal Glands: How is adrenal surgery performed?

http://endocrinediseases.org/adrenal/surgery.shtml

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