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splenectomy

[splə′nek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of the spleen.
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Chemotherapeutic agents, Splenectomy and plasmaphoresis are other therapies for refractory cases.3 Glucocor ticoids decrease the destruction of platelets and red blood cells (RBCs) by reducing sequestration, and Splenectomy is useful as it entails removing a primary site of antibody production and sequestrations.
The goal of this study was to analyze the outcome of the patients undergoing laparoscopic splenectomy due to benign hematologic diseases of the spleen and compare the surgical treatment results with an open splenectomy and the present the importance of laparoscopic approach in the treatment of benign disorders of the spleen.
[1,2] Inability to attain efficient drainage and lack of clinical improvement are the indications for splenectomy. [1,2]
Minimally invasive splenectomy: an update and review.
(15) Confirmatory diagnosis is obtained only after histopathologic examination of a splenectomy specimen or acid-fast bacilli (AFB) smear/culture of splenic abscess aspirates.
In medical treatment, steroid is not recommended as the first line treatment and splenectomy is not recommended as the second line treatment unlike warm antibody AIHA.
She underwent splenectomy 10 years ago due to a car accident.
Intraoperative data included concomitant splenectomy, extended visceral and/or vascular resections, texture of pancreatic parenchyma (graded by the surgeon as soft, normal or hard), site of pancreatic transaction (neck versus body), technique of suture of the pancreatic remnant (stapler or suture), perioperative transfusions and prophylactic use of somatostatin analogues.
Anaesthetic considerations for patient of Hereditary Spherocytosis for splenectomy and cholecystectomy: A case report.
Neither the performed splenectomy nor the hematological investigation of our patient with previously known massive splenomegaly succeeded in determining the etiology of the splenomegaly and thrombocytopenia.
This is a retrospective cohort study done of prospective maintained data of all patients undergoing laparoscopic splenectomy for hematological diseases between January 2013 and December 2016 at Civil Service Hospital of Nepal, a government hospital at our capital Kathmandu, by a single surgeon.