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Splenectomy: Splenectomy is the removal of the spleen.
These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Splenectomy:
Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Splenectomy may include these surgeries:
These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Splenectomy may include:
Possible surgical complications of Splenectomy may include:
The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good; however, there is a greater likelihood of getting infections without a spleen, which is an organ that helps the body fight off germs.
Recovery period for Splenectomy: Four to six weeks.
Splenectomy: An operation to remove the spleen.
Source: National Institute of Health
Splenectomy: surgical removal of the spleen
Source: WordNet 2.1
Splenectomy : surgical removal of the spleen.
Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Splenectomy) include:
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