Dexon mesh splenorrhaphy for intraoperative splenic injuries.

Abstract

The preferred management option for intraoperative splenic injuries is organ repair and preservation rather than splenectomy given the important immunologic function of the spleen. Wrapping the injured spleen with a Dexon mesh has been shown to be an effective alternative to splenectomy for significant splenic bleeding. However, this technique uses a… (More)

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