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Revista chilena de cirugía

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RIVERA A, MARCO A; BRAVO F, JUAN I; MARINO C, CARLO U  y  TOBAR M, JUAN C. Laparoscopic surgical excision of a splenic aneurism. Rev Chil Cir [online]. 2011, vol.63, n.5, pp. 524-526. ISSN 0718-4026.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-40262011000500015.

Elective surgical repair is indicated for splenic aneurisms when they are wider than 20 mm, during pregnancy and when a progressive increase in diameter is documented. We report a 63 years old female with a history of hypertension, presenting with pain in the right upper quadrant. An abdominal CAT scan disclosed a hepatic cyst and an aneurism of the splenic artery of 20 mm diameter. A laparoscopic excision of the aneurism was carried out without performing a splenectomy. A CAT scan done one month later postoperative period detected a small lateral spleen infarction and a subcapsular collection of 2 cm diameter.

Palabras llave : Esplenic aneurism; laparoscopic surgery; spleen.

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