Items Tagged ‘benign tumor’

April 12, 2018

Journey with a Parathyroid Adenoma

By pickle pickle

At my age of 84, I was a bit apprehensive going under anesthesia for surgery. However, it was the best option for me, and looking back I am happy to say that everything went smoothly. Dr. Yeh is extremely personable, and my family enjoyed interacting with him throughout the journey. 2 years ago, my blood […]

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Tags: adenoma, anesthesia, benign tumor, blood tests, calcium, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinologist, osteoporosis, parathyroid glands, parathyroid hormone, patient stories, surgery


March 26, 2018

Things Keep Happening

By John John

I had been monitoring a steady increase in blood pressure for a while but could never pinpoint its cause. Therefore, it was a relief when my nephrologist diagnosed me with hyperaldosteronism, caused by a small benign tumor on the adrenal gland. I was relieved because now there was a way to fix this problem. Hyperaldosteronism […]

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Tags: adrenal gland, aldosterone, benign tumor, blood pressure, hyperaldosteronism, nephrologist, patient stories, post-operation appointment, surgery


Small Cut, Big Results

December 11, 2015

Small Cut, Big Results

By uclahealth uclahealth

All these years I just thought I had high blood pressure. I never knew what was going on,” says Gloria Beauregard. Dr. Masha

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Tags: aldosterone, aldosteronoma, benign tumor, Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrine, endocrine surgeon, featured, high blood pressure, minimally invasive surgery, patient stories