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Laparoscopic excision of para-aortic ectopic pheochromocytoma
Michael G. Degroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
Oct  2006 (Vol.  13, Issue  5, Pages( 3271 - 3274)


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  • Ectopic pheochromocytomas (paragangliomas) are rare tumors that are traditionally treated with open surgery. We present our technique of such a tumor treated laparoscopically and review the safety, feasibility and advantages of this approach.