Laparoscopic Splenectomy – Our Experience


Authors: M. Mýtnik ;  P. Pastierik ;  P. Šeliga
Authors‘ workplace: Chirurgická klinika FNsP Prešov, Slovenská republika, prednosta: MUDr. Miroslav Mýtnik, Ph. D.
Published in: Rozhl. Chir., 2009, roč. 88, č. 1, s. 7-10.
Category: Monothematic special - Original

Overview

Aim:
Comparison laparoscopic (LS) and conventional splenectomy (OS).

Material and methodics:
Evaluation results of 22 patients after LS and 22 patients after open splenectomy for idiopathic trombocythopenic purpura (ITP) – complications, operational time, hospital stay, dynamics of coagulating parameters, mainly plattelets.

Results:
We provided longer operational time, shorter hospital stay, earlier regression of trombocytopenia at patients after laparoscopic splenectomy and all at once the same complications then at patients after open splenectomy.

Conclusion:
The laparoscopic splenectomy is considere for advantages of miniinvasive approach as appropriate alternative of surgical treatment of ITP.

Key words:
splenectomy – laparoscopic – conventional – results


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