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Oh, Lee, Han, and Hwang: Experience of Laparoscopic Splenectomy in Three Children


Three cases of laparoscopic splenectomy for hereditary spherocytosis are reported. The average operation time was 100 minutes. This was longer than traditional open splenectomy for the same entity( 63 minutes). Average hospitalization period was 3 days. This was shorter than the hospitalization period for the traditional group(6.2 days).

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