Spleen-Preserving Distal Pancreatectomy with Excision of Splenic Artery and Vein: A Cautionary Note

Abstract

Spleen preservation during left pancreatectomy for benign diseases has been proposed to reduce the infectious and hematologic complications of splenectomy. Because preserving the splenic vessels is technically demanding, a simplified technique for spleen preservation with excision of the splenic vessels has been proposed [1]. In recent years, this technique… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-007-9055-x

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@article{Balzano2007SpleenPreservingDP, title={Spleen-Preserving Distal Pancreatectomy with Excision of Splenic Artery and Vein: A Cautionary Note}, author={Gianpaolo Balzano and Alessandro Zerbi and Valerio Di Carlo}, journal={World Journal of Surgery}, year={2007}, volume={31}, pages={1530-1530} }