Temporary splenic artery occlusion during construction of the distal splenorenal shunt

J. S. Thompson, E. E. Moore

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Abstract

A technique for temporary occlusion of the splenic artery during construction of the distal splenorenal shunt is described. This maneuver is proposed to reduce intraoperative blood loss associated with mobilization of the splenic vein in the cirrhotic patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)458-459
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Surgeon
Volume50
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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