The adrenal glands, otherwise known as supra renal glands, are triangular shaped organs that sit on the top of each kidney. Each gland is approximately one-half inch to one inch wide and two to three inches long. As a part of the endocrine system, they release hormones that regulate metabolism.
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy is the minimally-invasive removal of an adrenal gland. Learn more about laparoscopic adrenalectomy.