Retroperitoneal Endoscopic Left Adrenalectomy

Thomas Wade, MD, L Michael Brunt, MD, M Frisella, RN, BSN. Washington University in St. Louis

Retroperitoneal endoscopic adrenalectomy is being increasingly utilized for small to moderate size adrenal tumors. This technique requires a thorough understanding of the retroperitoneal anatomy due to the posterior approach and different anatomic orientation. The video demonstrates the technique for retroperitoneal endoscopic left adrenalectomy with a focus on these challenges.

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