Laparoscopic splenectomy

Richard T. Schlinkert, Sumeet S. Teotia

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Laparoscopic splenectomy is emerging as the procedure of choice for splenic removal in patients with hematologic disorders and normal to moderately enlarged spleens. We herein describe our technique for laparoscopic splenectomy. Alternative techniques are also discussed, with detailed modifications of techniques for patients with splenomegaly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)99-103
Number of pages5
JournalArchives of Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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