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Spleen removal - series—Incision

Incision

Overview

General anesthesia is used. The patient is in deep sleep and pain free. The surgeon makes an incision in the abdomen.

Review Date 3/12/2019

Updated by: Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, general surgery practice specializing in breast cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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