Chapter 64. Splenectomy for Iatrogenic Splenic Injury

  1. Rudolf Hohenfellner1,
  2. John Fitzpatrick2 and
  3. Jack McAninch3
  1. U. Humke,
  2. T. Lindenmeir and
  3. M. Ziegler

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755914.ch65

Advanced Urology Surgery, Third Edition

Advanced Urology Surgery, Third Edition

How to Cite

Humke, U., Lindenmeir, T. and Ziegler, M. (2005) Splenectomy for Iatrogenic Splenic Injury, in Advanced Urology Surgery, Third Edition (eds R. Hohenfellner, J. Fitzpatrick and J. McAninch), Blackwell Publishing, Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755914.ch65

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Urology, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of Surgery, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 3

    Department of Urology, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122139

Online ISBN: 9780470755914

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Keywords:

  • splenectomy;
  • organ-preserving surgery;
  • neisseria meningitis;
  • splenic injury;
  • patient counseling

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Limitations and risks

  • Contraindications

  • Preoperative management

  • Anesthesia

  • Special instruments/suture material

  • Introduction

  • Patient counseling and consent

  • Indications

  • Anatomical considerations

  • Operative technique

  • Tips

  • Postoperative care

  • Complications

  • Troubleshooting

  • To do

  • Not to do