Modified laparoscopic and open splenectomy and azygoportal disconnection for portal hypertension

@article{Bai2013ModifiedLA,
  title={Modified laparoscopic and open splenectomy and azygoportal disconnection for portal hypertension},
  author={Dou-Sheng Bai and Jian-Jun Qian and Ping Chen and Jie Yao and Xiaodong Wang and Sheng-Jie Jin and Guoqing Jiang},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2013},
  volume={28},
  pages={257-264}
}
Laparoscopic splenectomy and azygoportal disconnection has been reported safe, feasible and minimally invasive for patients with portal hypertension. We have developed an even less invasive technique, modified laparoscopic splenectomy and azygoportal disconnection, and compared outcomes of modified laparoscopic splenectomy and azygoportal disconnection and open splenectomy and azygoportal disconnection in patients with portal hypertension. We retrospectively evaluated outcomes in 107 cirrhotic… CONTINUE READING