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World J Gastrointest Surg. Sep 27, 2011; 3(9): 138-141
Published online Sep 27, 2011. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v3.i9.138
Spleen preserving distal pancreatectomy in an isolated blunt pancreatic trauma
Herico Arsie Neto, Adriana Orsetti, Alexandre Pompeo, Orlando Contrucci, Marcelo Augusto Fontenelle Ribeiro Jr, Alexandre Zanchenko Fonseca
Alexandre Zanchenko Fonseca, Marcelo Augusto Fontenelle Ribeiro Jr, Orlando Contrucci, Alexandre Pompeo, Adriana Orsetti, Herico Arsie Neto, Department of General Surgery, University of Santo Amaro, São Paulo-SP, CEP 04601-060, Brazil
Author contributions: Fonseca AZ, Pompeo A, Ribeiro Jr MAF and Orsetti A performed research and wrote the paper; Fonseca AZ, Neto HA, Contrucci O and Ribeiro Jr MAF operated on the patient.
Correspondence to: Alexandre Zanchenko Fonseca, MD, Department of General Surgery, University of Santo Amaro, Rua Rita Joana de Souza, 42 - Campo Belo, São Paulo-SP, CEP 04601-060, Brazil. alexandre.fonseca@einstein.br
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Received: November 24, 2010
Revised: July 26, 2011
Accepted: August 5, 2011
Published online: September 27, 2011
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