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


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.

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.

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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