Items Tagged ‘adrenalectomy’

August 20, 2018

Fantastic Team

By Roadrunner Roadrunner

My blood pressure was high and I was feeling dizzy. My blood work showed my potassium level was high. I needed to have adrenalectomy and I was referred to Dr. Livhits. The team was fantastic- everyone was professional and organized. I spent 2 days in the hospital. Its been two weeks since my surgery and […]

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Tags: adrenalectomy, blood pressure, Dr. Masha Livhits, patient stories, potassium level

First double adrenal gland removal at UCLA

December 12, 2016

First double adrenal gland removal at UCLA

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I had breast cancer on one side, then it went to the other side, and a year later it spread to my pelvis,” says Heidi Chance, a 52-year-old breast cancer survivor who came to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center to have her adrenal glands removed because they were creating excess steroid hormones. “Even though the […]

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Tags: adrenal glands, adrenalectomy, bilateral retroperitoneal adrenalectomy, Dr. Masha Livhits, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, Endocrine Center, hormones, patient stories, retroperitoneal adrenalectomy, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, steroid

October 3, 2016

From “A Little Something There” to Adrenalectomy

By herms31 herms31

Blood tests exposed my protein count had doubled in the past year so I was referred to a kidney specialist who identified, “a little something there” from an ultrasound and CT scan. With this news, Dr. Eddie Hu recommended I see Dr. Michael Yeh. It turns out I had a tumor on my adrenal gland […]

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Tags: adrenal gland, adrenalectomy, CT scan, Dr. Eddie Hu, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, kidney specialist, patient stories, protein count, tumor, ultrasound