Clin Surg | Volume 2, Issue 1 | Short Communication | Open Access

Role of Laparoscopic Splenectomy in Massive and Supramassive Splenomegaly

Mohammad Kermansaravi1,2*, Foolad Eghbali1,2 and Abdolreza Pazouki1,2

1Minimally Invasive Surgery Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
2Center of Excellence of European Branch of International Federation for Surgery of Obesity, Iran

*Correspondance to: Mohammad Kermansaravi 

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Abstract

Laparoscopic splenectomy that was first introduced in 1991, with new advances in laparoscopic techniques, technologies and surgeon’s experience, has become the procedure of choice for splenectomy even in massive and supramassive spleens, although there are some controversies in few circumstances.

Keywords:

Laparoscopic splenectomy; Splenomegaly; Massive; Supramassive

Citation:

Kermansaravi M, Eghbali F, Pazouki A. Role of Laparoscopic Splenectomy in Massive and Supramassive Splenomegaly. Clin Surg. 2017; 2: 1834.

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