Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Pheochromocytoma Treatment

The treatment for pheochromocytoma requires surgery to remove the tumor. Before surgery, medications are used to control the high blood pressure and rapid heart rate.

Treatment for pheochromocytoma includes:

  • Surgery for pheochromocytoma
  • Medications for pheochromocytoma

Medications used to treat pheochromocytoma include:

Pheochromocytoma Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat pheochromocytoma:

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Last Updated: Oct 21, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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