Three-trocar laparoscopic splenectomy for thrombocytopenia
Epublication WebSurg.com, Sep 2009;09(09). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2698
This video demonstrates a three-trocar laparoscopic splenectomy performed for atypical idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura in a 33-year-old patient. An anterior approach, as in this case, is a very interesting one as the spleen does not need to be manipulated in this patient.