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Laparoscopic splenectomy: anterior posterior approach

Abstract

The description of the laparoscopic splenectomy: anterior posterior approach covers all aspects of the surgical procedure used for the management of several splenic disorders (benign and malignant hematological diseases, splenic trauma, splenic cysts and splenic artery aneurysms. Operating room set up, position of patient and equipment, instruments used are thoroughly described. The technical key steps of the surgical procedure are presented in a step by step way: exploration, exposure, dissection, ligature, mobilization, division, extraction. Consequently, this operating technique is well standardized for the management of this condition.

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  • 2001-03-01