The "Wandering Spleen" as a rare cause of recurrent abdominal pain: a literature review(41 visite) Barabino M, Luigiano C, Pellicano R, Giovenzana M, Santambrogio R, Pisani A, Ierardi AM, Palamara MA, Consolo P, Giacobbe G, Fagoonee S, Eusebi LH, Opocher E
Impact factor: 0.707, Impact factor a 5 anni: 0.681
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*** IBB - CNR *** Unit of Hepatobilyopancreatic and Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy., Unit of Digestive Endoscopy, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy - email@example.com., Department of Gastro-Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy., Unit of Radiology, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy., Unit of Digestive Endoscopy, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy., Unit of Digestive Endoscopy, University of Messina, Hospital "G. Martino", Messina, Italy., Institute for Biostructures and Bioimages CNR c/o Molecular Biotechnology Center, University of Turin, Turin, Italy., Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, S. Orsola University Hospital, Bologna, Italy.,
INTRODUCTION: Wandering spleen (WS) is a rare and generally acquired condition, resulting from abnormal ligamentous laxity failing to fixate the spleen in its normal location in the left upper quadrant, thus leading to its migration to the pelvis due to gravity. Such migration leads to an elongated vascular pedicle, which is prone to torsion causing splenic infarction; thus, a prompt surgical intervention is recommended. Since this adverse event affects childbearing women or children, it is crucial to choose the most appropriate surgical strategy, such as splenectomy or splenopexy, both effective and widely diffused options. The aim of this paper is to perform a literature review on WS reports treated by surgery. We also present a case of symptomatic WS migrated in pelvis in a young female treated by splenectomy. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION: All relevant articles from 1895 up to December 2017 were identified by literature searches in PubMed, Scopus and Google Scholar. EVIDENCE SYNTHESIS: A total of 376 patients treated with surgical approach for WS were identified. The most common presentations were abdominal pain and abdominal mass, and approximately half of the patients had an acute clinical onset. Radiology is essential for the diagnosis. Surgical strategy changed over the time; splenectomy is the most reported treatment although in the last years there is a increasing trend towards a more conservative strategy, preferring splenopexy or by using a laparoscopic approach. CONCLUSIONS: Surgery is the gold standard strategy, and laparoscopic approach is reccomended, for the treatment of wandering spleen. Both splenopexy or splenectomy are effective and safe surgical options.
Testino G, Leone S, Fagoonee S, Del Bas JM, Rodriguez B, Puiggros F, Marine S, Rodriguez MA, Morina D, Armengol L, Caimari A, Arola L, Cimini FA, Barchetta I, Carotti S, Bertoccini L, Baroni MG, Vespasiani-gentilucci U, Cavallo MG, Morini S, Nelson JE, Roth CL, Wilson LA, Yates KP, Aouizerat B, Morgan-stevenson V, Whalen E, Hoofnagle A, Mason M, Gersuk V, Yeh MM, Kowdley KV, Lee SM, Jun DW, Cho YK, Jang KS, Kucukazman M, Ata N, Dal K, Yeniova AO, Kefeli A, Basyigit S, Aktas B, Akin KO, Agladioglu K, Ure OS, Topal F, Nazligul Y, Beyan E, Ertugrul DT, Catena C, Cosma C, Camozzi V, Plebani M, Ermani M, Sechi LA, Fallo F, Goto Y, Ray MB, Mendenhall CL, French SW, Gartside PS Serum vitamin A deficiency and increased intrahepatic expression of cytokeratin antigen in alcoholic liver disease(33 visite) Hepatology (ISSN: 1827-1669electronic, 0026-4806linking), 1988 Sep; 83120693611123109(5): 1019-1026. Impact Factor:0.913 DettagliEsporta in BibTeXEsporta in EndNote
66 Records (61 escludendo Abstract e Conferenze). Impact factor totale: 135.176 (126.434 escludendo Abstract e Conferenze). Impact factor a 5 anni totale: 143.91 (131.938 escludendo Abstract e Conferenze).