Role of preoperative embolization in laparoscopic splenectomy
The description of the role of preoperative embolization in laparoscopic splenectomy covers all aspects of the surgical procedure used for the management of hypersplenism. 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: embolization principles, risks, benefits. Consequently, this operating technique is well standardized for the management of this condition.