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Laparoscopic splenectomy with selective vascular control and deeply involved pancreatic tail

D Mutter, MD, PhD, FACS L Soler, PhD J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA
Epublication WebSurg.com, Oct 2011;11(10). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en3483

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Laparoscopic splenectomy is currently the procedure of choice for elective splenectomy. The indications for this procedure are the same as with open procedures, they range from idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, and unresponsive hemolytic anemia to staging procedures and to primary splenic cysts.