Keywords : Spleenectomy


The Pattern Of Indications, Complications Of Splenectomy Personal Experience

Nooraddin Ismail Allaqolli

Iraqi Postgraduate Medical Journal, 2006, Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 160-164

ABSTRACT:
BACKGROUND:
A prospective study of Splenectomy personal experience,with changing pattern of indications.
METHOD:
During the study period (Feb, 1990-Jan, 2006), a total of 411 splenectomies performed in erbil
governate for different indications.
RESULTS:
The study included 411 patients, the age rang were 4– 65 years. Out of 411 cases 201 cases were due
to trauma (48.9%).
CONCLUSION:
Trauma of different types remains the most common indication for splenic surgery & complications
like gastric or pancreatic fistula is historical complications.