Table 3

Results on blood pressure, anti-hypertensive drugs and potassium supplementation in patients treated with Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Study number At baseline Laparo-scopic Adrenal-ectomy 3 months after Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy 1 year after Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
BP (mmHg) No anti-HT drugs K + subst. yes/no PAD BP (mmHg) No anti-HT drugs K + subst. yes/no BP (mmHg) No anti-HT drugs K + suppl. yes/no
2006 162/100 4 no NAH 154/90 2 no 128/80 3 no
2007 170/95 2 no NAH 140/100 2 no 120/82 2 no
2010 185/107 3 yes Adenoma 154/94 3 yes 215/110 3 yes
2014 164/97 4 no NAH 165/85 3 no - - -
2042 167/94 3 no NAH 130/88 5 no - - -
2083 150/90 2 yes Adenoma 135/75 1 no 150/70 - no
2084 141/78 1 no Adenoma 120/70 1 no - - -
2086 158/89 4 yes NAH 140/86 3 no - - -
2099 138/94 3 no Adenoma - 2 - 140/80 0 no

Results are presented for data at baseline, three months after Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy and one year after Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy. Blood pressure (BP), number of Anti-hypertensive drugs (No anti-HT drugs), potassium substitution (K + subst.), post-operative histopathology (PAD), Nodular adrenal hyperplasia (NAH).

Sigurjonsdottir et al.

Sigurjonsdottir et al. BMC Endocrine Disorders 2012 12:17   doi:10.1186/1472-6823-12-17

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