Laparoscopic splenectomy for the treatment of gastric varices secondary to sinistral portal hypertension.

D. E. Jaroszewski, R. T. Schlinkert, R. J. Gray

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Abstract

Portal hypertension presents significant challenges to the laparoscopic surgeon. Here we review the case of a successful laparoscopic splenectomy in a patient with sinistral portal hypertension. The value of preoperative splenic artery embolization is highlighted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalSurgical endoscopy
Volume14
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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