The Feasibility and Safety of Laparoscopic Splenectomy in Splenic Marginal Zone Lymphoma

Zhong Wu, PhD, Jin Zhou, PhD, Bing Peng, PhD

West China Hospital

Aim: A comparative study was created to emphasis the final results of laparoscopic splenectomy (LS) used in three conditions for instance Splenic marginal zone lymphoma (SMZL), Liver chirrosis and Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).

Materials and method: We included our published report of ITP and liver cirrhosis managed by LS and the comparison has been carried out with the management of SMZL via LS patients’ enrollment ranging from 2008 to 2012.

Results: According to the spleen length, the SMZL and Liver cirrhosis are as the same, but the spleen length of them are longer than the spleen of ITP (p=0.000 and p=0.000).The EBL of Lymphoma and Liver cirrhosis are more than the ITP (p=0.014 and p=0.004), there was no significant different about the EBL of Lymphoma and Liver cirrhosis (p=0.675)

Conclusion: Our comparative study reveals that LS could be beneficial for SMZL. Early splenectomy combined with chemotherapy in properly stratified patients at presentation has been shown to be beneficial because of improvement in remission rate/duration and superior OS.

Session: Poster Presentation

Program Number: P659

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