Laparoscopic splenectomy is a better surgical approach for spleen-relevant disorders: a comprehensive meta-analysis based on 15-year literatures

@article{Cheng2016LaparoscopicSI,
  title={Laparoscopic splenectomy is a better surgical approach for spleen-relevant disorders: a comprehensive meta-analysis based on 15-year literatures},
  author={Ji Cheng and Kaixiong Tao and Peiwu Yu},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2016},
  volume={30},
  pages={4575-4588}
}
Currently, whether laparoscopic or open splenectomy is a gold standard option for spleen abnormalities remains in controversy. There is in deficiency of academic evidence concerning the surgical efficacy and safety of both comparative managements. In order to surgically appraise the applied potentials of both approaches, we hence performed this comprehensive meta-analysis on the basis of 15-year literatures. Via searching of PubMed, EMBASE, Web of Science, and Cochrane Library databases… CONTINUE READING