Spleen removal surgery

Specialty of Surgery

Spleen surgery is surgery used to treat different problems that could affect the mentioned organ. The technique used is splenectomy, which is removal of the spleen partially or totally. The extraction is indicated in case of increased spleen (splenomegaly), thrombosis, blood disorder, liver disease or spontaneous rupture of the spleen or serious injury. The operation of the spleen is the organ disconnect your arteries, dissecting the ligaments that hold it in place and remove the spleen. The operation of the spleen may be done openly, with an incision in the middle or on the left side of the abdomen or by laparoscopy (keyhole surgery). The surgeon will make small incisions in the abdominal skin and insert a thin tube with a camera (laparoscope) and other tools to perform surgery. In either case, the process is performed under general anesthesia.

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