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REVIEW ARTICLE

Laparoscopic Splenectomy using a Single Incision Access

Paul A Kisanga

Citation Information : Kisanga PA. Laparoscopic Splenectomy using a Single Incision Access. World J Lap Surg 2011; 4 (2):77-80.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10007-1120

Published Online: 01-08-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Conclusion

Single incision splenectomy can be performed safely in patients of all ages. Immediate indicators show superior cosmetic outcome compared to conventional laparoscopic splenectomy, however, bigger series with long-term follow-up are required.


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