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Franklin Hospital Gastroenterology

Private Surgical Service, Gastroenterology & Hepatology (Liver)

This is where you will come to have your surgery performed. The visits to your surgeon before and after surgery will be at their consulting rooms.

Splenectomy (Spleen Removal)

Laparoscopic: involves cutting the spleen free from its attachments and removing it through several small incisions (cuts) in the upper left abdomen.

Open: an incision is made in the upper left abdomen, the diseased or damaged spleen is then separated from its attachments and removed.

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