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Decision to resect an adrenal mass depends on size of mass and age of patient

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7075.229a (Published 18 January 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:229
  1. Anup K Sharma, Senior registrara,
  2. Malcolm H Wheeler, Consultanta
  1. a Department of Surgery, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff CF4 4XN

    Editor–We agree with Joohi Nasir and Christopher Walton that all patients with adrenal masses should undergo complete endocrine evaluation before adrenalectomy is considered.1 Although after full biochemical evaluation has been carried out computed tomography provides additional valuable anatomical information, it should be remembered that other radiological investigations supply both anatomical and functional data. These investigations include not …

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