Laparoscopic Internal Marsupializaton for Large Nonparasitic Splenic Cysts: Effective Organ-Preserving Technique

@article{Palanivelu2007LaparoscopicIM,
  title={Laparoscopic Internal Marsupializaton for Large Nonparasitic Splenic Cysts: Effective Organ-Preserving Technique},
  author={Chinnusamy Palanivelu and Muthukumaran Rangarajan and Madhupalayam Velusamy Madankumar and Suviraj James John},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={32},
  pages={20-25}
}
Primary splenic cyst is a rare disease, and therefore there is no information regarding its optimal management. Most such cysts are classified as epithelial cysts. During the last few years, the laparoscopic approach has gained increasing acceptance in splenic surgery. We present our experience with the laparoscopic (organ-preserving) management of splenic cysts. We managed 11 patients with large symptomatic nonparasitic splenic cysts from 1996 to 2006. All the patients had fullness in the left… CONTINUE READING
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