How are complications of adrenalectomy and adenomectomy for hyperaldosteronism managed?

Updated: Sep 08, 2020
  • Author: George P Chrousos, MD, FAAP, MACP, MACE, FRCP(London); Chief Editor: Robert P Hoffman, MD  more...
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Postoperative hypoaldosteronism is common. Potassium replacement may produce hyperkalemia in this period. Patients may need supplementation with mineralocorticoids for several months after successful surgery. Immediate postoperative declines in blood pressure may not be sustained.

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