Özer Makay1, Alper Uğuz1, Ilgın Şimşir2, Mahir Akyıldız1

1Ege Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Genel Cerrahi Anabilim Dalı, İzmir, Türkiye
2Ege Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, İç Hastalıkları Anabilim Dalı, İzmir, Türkiye


Recently, laparoscopic adrenalectomy has been carried out safely in most adrenal diseases and is becoming the gold standard of treatment. This minimal invasive technique is offering definitive treatment with reduced morbidity compared with open techniques. Ectopic ACTH syndrome is one of the diseases where a laparoscopic bilateral adrenalectomy can be carried out for treatment. Herein, we report an ectopic ACTH syndrome patient where a synchronous robot-assisted laparoscopic bilateral adrenalectomy was carried out. To our knowledge, the usage of the robotic approach for bilateral adrenalectomy has not been reported previously in the national literature.

Keywords: Robotic surgery, laparescopie adrenalectomy, ectopic ACTH syndrome