BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH-INDIA, vol.28, no.14, pp.6504-6509, 2017 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Chemical Abstracts Core
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated:
Background: Minimally invasive techniques such as Transumbilical Multiport Splenectomy (TUMPS) have begun to take the place of laparoscopy, which is the gold standard for splenectomy. Accessory Spleen (AcS) is an important cause of relapse after surgery for Benign Hematologic Diseases (BHD). We aimed to compare both techniques in the detection of AcS.