What is the postoperative 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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Postoperatively, metabolic profiles should be closely monitored. Most patients do not develop permanent hypomineralocorticoidism and therefore do not require fludrocortisone replacement.


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