What is the preoperative care for patients undergoing adrenal surgery to treat primary aldosteronism?

Updated: Mar 24, 2020
  • Author: Gabriel I Uwaifo, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Prior to surgery, patients should receive at least 8-10 weeks of medical therapy in order to decrease blood pressure and to correct the metabolic syndromes that are often associated with primary aldosteronism.


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