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Splenectomy: What to expect and how to prepare for your operation  
Abstract:  This booklet explains splenectomy surgery, including how to prepare, what to expect, care instructions for recovery, and when to call the doctor or nurse. Laparoscopic and open surgery techniques are discussed.
Author: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2005, February 1, 2010
UWMC Availability:  Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
General Topics:  Surgery; Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Blood and Lymphatic Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Spleen; Laparoscopic Surgery; Adrenal Glands; Adrenal Gland Diseases
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Patient
Format: Booklet
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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