Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy with Splenic Preservation

  • Wei Cheng


Since laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy with splenectomy (LPDS) was first reported by Cuschieri [1] in 1996, laparoscopic surgery has been widely applied in the field of pancreatic surgery with the gradual improvement on laparoscopic surgery proficiency and the rapid development of laparoscopic surgical instruments. Nowadays, laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy has gradually become the preferred surgical method for the treatment of distal pancreatic lesions [2].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wei Cheng
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  1. 1.Hunan Provincial People’s HospitalChangshaChina

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