Solitary Splenic Metastasis from Ovarian Cancer Successfully Treated by Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Splenectomy: Report of a Case
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- Yano, H., Iwazawa, T., Kinuta, M. et al. Surg Today (2002) 32: 750. doi:10.1007/s005950200142
Solitary splenic metastasis is an extremely rare phenomenon for which splenectomy is generally indicated because a good prognosis can be achieved if chemotherapy is given postoperatively. We report herein a case of solitary splenic metastasis from ovarian cancer, which was completely removed by hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery.