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Pediatric Surgery International

, Volume 26, Issue 10, pp 1053–1055 | Cite as

Laparoscopic splenopexy and gastropexy for wandering spleen associated with gastric volvulus

  • Tadaharu OkazakiEmail author
  • Rumi Ohata
  • Go Miyano
  • Geoffrey J. Lane
  • Toshiaki Takahashi
  • Atsuyuki Yamataka
Case Report

Abstract

Wandering spleen is not a common condition in childhood and has been described only rarely in association with gastric volvulus. The authors report the successful management of wandering spleen associated with gastric volvulus using laparoscopic splenopexy and gastropexy in a 4-year-old girl.

Keywords

Wandering spleen Gastric volvulus Splenopexy Gastropexy Laparoscopy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tadaharu Okazaki
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rumi Ohata
    • 1
  • Go Miyano
    • 1
  • Geoffrey J. Lane
    • 1
  • Toshiaki Takahashi
    • 1
  • Atsuyuki Yamataka
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric General and Urogenital SurgeryJuntendo University School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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