Splenectomy

Known as: Splenectomies, Splenectomy NOS, excision of the spleen 
Surgical procedure involving either partial or entire removal of the spleen.
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Single incision laparoscopic procedures are presumed to be as a step towards pure natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Whether rituximab could effectively and safely avoid splenectomy for adults with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Although laparoscopic splenectomy (LS) has become the standard approach for most splenectomy cases, some areas still remain… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND We have previously reported the feasibility of diagnostic and therapeutic peritoneoscopy including liver biopsy… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Preservation or removal of the spleen during total gastrectomy for proximal gastric cancer is a matter of debate… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The growing capabilities of therapeutic flexible endoscopy have ushered in a new era in the treatment of gastrointestinal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
In a 20-year period, 223 patients (median age, 64.8 years) with myelofibrosis with myeloid metaplasia (MMM) had therapeutic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
SummaryControversy still exists on the optimal surgical resection for potentially curable gastric cancer. Much better long-term… (More)
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1977
Highly Cited
1977
A long-term follow-up of 740 American servicemen splenectomised because of trauma during the 1939-45 war showed a significant… (More)
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1971
Highly Cited
1971
Since the Rye classification for staging was produced in 1965, the significance of 2 important observations with major impact on… (More)
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