Drs. Ball and Valente welcome you to our Southwest Florida Pain Center webpage. We specialize in reducing or eliminating your pain using the latest in successful interventional pain management techniques. We have combined highly advanced imaging technologies and ground-breaking surgical techniques that are taking patients to a pain free lifestyle. Our state-of-the-art on site surgical suites equal unmatched convenience and precision that is only found at SWFL Pain Center. Your comfort is our priority and sedation is always available to our patients. Drs. Ball and Valente treat the cause of your pain aggressively. Advanced treatments for back and neck pain include spinal cord stimulation, radiofrequency ablation, disc stimulation, ultrasound guided and fluoroscopy guided injections including epidural steroid injections. All forms of pain can be treated by our physicians.
This is usually performed if the adrenal tumour is very large or is likely to be a cancer. Open adrenalectomy is generally performed under a general anaesthetic. Open operations may be performed through the back, the flank, or the abdomen. In all cases a skin incision is made and the underlying muscles divided. The adrenal gland is located and removed with great care being taken not to injure nearby structures such as the major veins in the abdomen. The muscles are then put together again and the skin incision is closed with sutures that will either absorb or be removed soon after your operation.