TITLE

THE SPLEEN: Management of Splenic Trauma By Partial Splenic Resection

AUTHOR(S)
CAMERON, JOHN L.; SANDONE, CORINNE
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Atlas of Gastrointestinal Surgery - Volume 1;2007, p368
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on the procedure of partial splenic resection from a chapter of the book "Atlas of Gastrointestinal Surgery," Volume One, Second Edition, is presented. The surgical technique can be applied in a splenic injury wherein the laceration is substantial and extends deeply into splenic parenchyma. It emphasizes the need to examine the abdomen thoroughly to determine if there are other injuries. The steps involved in the operative surgery are outlined.
ACCESSION #
43758739

 

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