Splenectomy for Massive Splenomegaly
Laparoscopic splenectomy has become the procedure of choice for elective removal of the spleen. Technical difficulty arises when the spleen is massively enlarged. This chapter explores options for management in that situation, including preoperative embolization, technical tips to facilitate laparoscopic splenectomy, and minilaparotomy (open) splenectomy.
KeywordsSplenic Artery Laparoscopic Splenectomy Short Gastric Vessel Preoperative Embolization Enlarge Spleen
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