Located at the top of each kidney, adrenal glands release hormones, which help the body to regulate blood pressure, burn fat and protein, regulate sugar in the blood, and respond to emergency situations. The adrenal glands release aldosterone,cortisol, androgens and catecholamines.
Numerous health conditions that have negative side effects could happen to you if you have tumours in your adrenal glands. This includes health conditions such as Conn’s Syndrome , Cushing’s Syndrome and phaeochromocytoma which could be effectively cured through adrenal surgery Sydney.
To prevent experiencing negative side effects of tumours in the adrenal glands such as hypertension, sexual dysfunction, obesity, and diabetes, Professor Stan Sidhu is an endocrine surgeon who is expert at performing adrenal tumour surgery to take out one or both adrenal glands using a keyhole approach.
Like with most malignant tumours, the treatment for adrenal tumour should be only done by specialist endocrine surgeons like Professor Sidhu. The standard treatment is the keyhole removal of the tumour or affected tissue. In some cases, there may be a need for an open adrenalectomy or complete removal of the entire adrenal gland.
For more information about your adrenal gland health and to confirm if you need adrenal surgery in Sydney, you can call Professor Stan Sidhu at (02) 9437 1731.