Hemisplenectomy for giant splenic cysts in children

  title={Hemisplenectomy for giant splenic cysts in children},
  author={Christopher Kimber and Agostino Pierro and David Drake and Edward S. Kiely and L. Spitz},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
To analyse the clinical features and outcome following surgery of giant splenic cysts in␣children, all patients presenting to a children's hospital over the years 1987–1996 were reviewed. Variables analysed included presenting symptoms, method of diagnosis, operative procedure, and complications. Six patients (aged 8–16 years) presented with abdominal pain… CONTINUE READING