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Laparoscopic Spleen-Preserving Distal Pancreatectomy (LSPDP).
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PMID:  23108085     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Background/Aims: To study the feasibility and safety of laparoscopic spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy (LSPDP). Methodology: Four patients underwent attempted LSPDP from February 2008 to April 2010 in our department and their clinical data and outcome were reviewed retrospectively. Results: A total of 4 laparoscopic distal pancreas resections were attempted for 3 female and 1 male patient. All of these operations were successful with an average operative time of 235 min (range 115-305 min) and average blood loss of 200mL (range 100-450mL). The mean hospital stay time was 12.8 days, ranging from 10 to 21 days. Pancreatic fistula occurred in 1 patient then cured by extending drainage. Postoperative pathological examination showed those 2 cases of serous cystadenoma, 1 case of mucinous cystadenoma and 1 case of insulinoma, respectively. Conclusions: LSPDP is minimally invasive, safe and feasible for the management of benign pancreatic tail tumors with the advantages of earlier recovery and less morbidity from complications.
Authors:
Xiangmin Ding; Jingwang Tan; Jianjun Qian
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hepato-gastroenterology     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0172-6390     ISO Abbreviation:  Hepatogastroenterology     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
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Created Date:  2012-10-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8007849     Medline TA:  Hepatogastroenterology     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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