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Laparoscopic partial splenectomy in children

Abstract

The description of the laparoscopic partial splenectomy in children covers all aspects of the surgical procedure used for the management of primarily benign tumoral pathologies and cases 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: exploration, exposure, dissection, ligation, transection of parenchyma, end of procedure. Consequently, this operating technique is well standardized for the management of this condition.

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  • 2003-02-01
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