Journal of Minimal Access Surgery

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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 14--16

Large primary splenic cyst: A laparoscopic technique

M Geraghty, IZ Khan, KC Conlon 
 Department of Surgery, Professorial Surgical Unit, Trinity College Dublin and Adelaide, Meath and National Children's Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin 24

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K C Conlon
Department of Surgery, Professorial Surgical Unit, Trinity College Dublin and Adelaide, Meath and National Children«SQ»s Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin 24

Splenic cysts are rare lesions with around 800 cases reported in the world literature. Traditionally splenectomy was the treatment of choice. However, with the recognition of the important immunological function of the spleen, new techniques to preserve splenic function have been developed. This case emphasizes that in selected cases splenic preservation is appropriate.


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Geraghty M, Khan I Z, Conlon K C. Large primary splenic cyst: A laparoscopic technique.J Min Access Surg 2009;5:14-16


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Geraghty M, Khan I Z, Conlon K C. Large primary splenic cyst: A laparoscopic technique. J Min Access Surg [serial online] 2009 [cited 2020 Sep 24 ];5:14-16
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