Single Incision Splenectomy

Nicholas E Williams, FRACS, Hector Romero, MD, Juan Pablo Pantoja, MD FACS. National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubiran


 We present a case of single incision laparoscopic splenectomy for Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura in a 27 year old female. The video includes footage all the technical aspects of the procedure including  port positioning, insertion and specimen retrieval. Differences in technique between single port and standard laparoscopic splenectomy are highlighted.

Session Number: VidTV3 – Video Channel Rotation Day 3
Program Number: V132

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