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500 Consultation fee at clinic

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FAQs on Splenectomy Surgery

1. What is the success rate of Splenectomy?

2. Is Splenectomy a major surgery or minor surgery?

3. What are the advantages of Splenectomy?

4. Is Splenectomy Permanent?

5. Can Splenectomy be detected in future?

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What is Splenectomy?

The process of surgical removal of the spleen of an individual is called Splenectomy. The spleen is a blood-filled organ located in the upper far left corner of the abdomen behind the stomach. The spleen plays a role in the immune system by filtering out the blood of an individual for recycling the old red blood cells and white blood cells, and disease-causing bacterial organisms.


What are the types of Splenectomy?

The following are the types of splenectomy:

  1. Open Splenectomy
  2. Laparoscopic Splenectomy


What are the advantages of Splenectomy?

The following are the advantages of Splenectomy:

  1. Treatment for recurrent blood infections
  2. Treatment for bacterial infections resistant to antibiotic


What are the indications of Splenectomy?

Splenectomy is indicated in the following conditions:

  1. Damaged or ruptured spleen
  2. Splenomegaly (enlarged spleen)
  3. Sickle cell disease
  4. Reduced blood cell count (Thrombocytopenia)
  5. Treatment for certain types of cancers or cysts
  6. Infections of the spleen


What are the steps involved in Open Splenectomy?

  1. The patient will be sedated with a general anesthetic and the surgery will be performed in the upper abdomen.
  2. The surgeon will locate the spleen of the individual and the major blood vessels for the spleen will be resected followed by the removal of the spleen.
  3. The partial or complete removal of the spleen depends on the initial diagnosis of the patient's condition. Once the spleen is removed, the incisions are closed and dressed with sutures and bandages.


What are the steps involved in Laparoscopic Splenectomy?

  1. The patient will be sedated, and a cannula will be placed in the abdominal cavity.
  2. The abdomen is inflated by passing carbon dioxide gas into the cavity. Later, few more cannulas will be inserted into the abdomen through which instruments for surgery are passed and helps for clear visualization.
  3. With the help of the surgical instruments, the spleen is located and removed.


Who can perform Splenectomy [Right specialist type for Splenectomy]?

Splenectomy can be performed by:

  1. General surgeon
  2. Oncologist
  3. Laparoscopic Surgeon


What is the cost of Splenectomy?

Cost of Splenectomy depends on factors such as:

  1. Admission fee
  2. Doctor fee
  3. Age of the patient
  4. Type of surgery performed
  5. The medical condition of the patient
  6. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  7. Type of Hospital
  8. The admission room that you opted for
  9. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc

Minimum cost for Splenectomy in Pune starts from Rs.40,000

Average expenses for Splenectomy in Pune is approximately Rs. 75,000

Maximum amount to be paid for Splenectomy in Pune rises up to Rs. 1,25,000


Is Splenectomy a major surgery or minor surgery?

Splenectomy is major surgery as it involves in either partial or complete removal of the spleen of an individual.


What are the risks and complications associated with Splenectomy?

Few of the risks and complications associated with Splenectomy are:

  1. Internal Bleeding
  2. Infections
  3. Fever
  4. Acute Pancreatitis
  5. Hernias
  6. Recurrent bacterial infections


How long does it take to complete Splenectomy?

Splenectomy will take around 1-3 hours to complete.


What is the recovery time for Splenectomy?

Individuals who undergo Splenectomy may take 2 -3 weeks to recover completely.


What is the success rate of Splenectomy?

The success rate of Splenectomy depends on the following factors: 

  1. Age of the patient
  2. The medical condition of the patient
  3. Type of surgery performed

However, the success rate of Splenectomy can be 55-70%


Is Splenectomy Permanent?

Splenectomy is a permanent procedure as it involves the surgical incisions to the abdomen and permanent removal of the spleen of an individual.


What are the long-term results of Splenectomy?

Few long-term results of Splenectomy are:

  1. Relief from the symptoms associated with an enlarged spleen
  2. The patient may have to take prophylactic antibiotics for a lifetime 
  3. The patient may become sensitive to bacterial infections


Can Splenectomy be detected in future?

Splenectomy can be detected in the future by physical and visual examination of the abdominal region.