Subtotal splenectomy for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

  title={Subtotal splenectomy for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia},
  author={Andy Petroianu},
  booktitle={Annals of Hematology},
Although splenectomy is helpful in the management of selected patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), in most cases this procedure is accompanied by a greater morbidity and mortality, mainly due to sepsis. Thus, it may be proposed that a conservative procedure that reduces the spleen size may have an effect similar to that of total spleen ablation for the treatment of CLL. The present paper describes our experience with an 81-year-old patient submitted to subtotal splenectomy for… CONTINUE READING

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