Does laparoscopy reduce splenic injuries during colorectal resections? An assessment from the ACS-NSQIP database


Isik Ö., AYTAÇ E. , Ashburn J., Ozuner G., Remzi F., Costedio M., ...More

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, vol.29, no.5, pp.1039-1044, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00464-014-3774-5
  • Title of Journal : SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1039-1044
  • Keywords: Colorectal surgery, Incidental, Splenic injury, SURGICAL-TREATMENT, SPLENECTOMY, SURGERY, CANCER, COLON, SURVIVAL, QUALITY, SPLEEN

Abstract

Nearly half of all incidental splenectomies caused by iatrogenic splenic injury occur during colorectal surgery. This study evaluates factors associated with incidental splenic procedures during colorectal surgery and their impact on short-term outcomes using a nationwide database.