Laparoscopic splenectomy with selective vascular control and deeply involved pancreatic tail
Epublication WebSurg.com, Oct 2011;11(10). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en3483
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.