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NIH State-of-the-Science Conference: Management of the Clinically Inapparent Adrenal Mass (Incidentaloma) - Day 3

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Air date: Wednesday, February 06, 2002, 9:00:00 AM
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Category: Conferences
Runtime: 02:03:10
Description: Clinically inapparent adrenal masses are discovered inadvertently, in the course of diagnostic testing or treatment for other conditions, and thus are commonly known as incidentalomas. Improvements in abdominal imaging techniques and technologies have resulted in the detection of an increasing number of adrenal incidentalomas. When detected, the clinically inapparent adrenal mass raises challenging questions for physicians and their patients. For example, should the mass be removed? Is a nonsurgical approach indicated? What risks are associated with either approach? Because the incidence of these masses increases with age, appropriate management of adrenal tumors will be a growing challenge in our aging society.

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NLM Title: NIH state-of-the-science conference : management of the clinically inapparent adrenal mass (incidentaloma) [electronic resource] / sponsored by OMAR ... [et al.].
Series: Management of the clinically inapparent adrenal mass (incidentaloma)
Author: National Institutes of Health (U.S.). Office of Medical Applications of Research.
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Other Title(s): Management of the clinically inapparent adrenal mass (incidentaloma)
Subjects: Adrenal Gland Neoplasms--diagnosis
Adrenal Gland Neoplasms--therapy
Adrenalectomy
Evidence-Based Medicine
Practice Guidelines as Topic
Publication Types: Congresses
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NLM Classification: WK 780
NLM ID: 101267318
CIT Live ID: 1464
Permanent link: http://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?9912