Splenectomy is a surgical procedure in which the spleen is removed from the body of the patient. This procedure is generally performed for patients that have enlarged spleens, ruptured spleens, or certain cancers. In laparoscopic splenectomy, the surgeon makes small incisions in the abdomen to guide small cameras, instruments, and devices into the body in order to view and operate on the spleen. The surgeon can then perform the removal in a minimally-invasive manner. In some cases, such as that of the ruptured spleen, the doctor might perform open surgery, and make a large incision in the abdominal area to directly access the spleen. In partial splenectomy, only part of the spleen is removed.
Pantai Hospital Penang is a multi-specialty hospital in Malaysia, and is amongst the renowned hospitals of Parkway Pantai Limited (Pantai Group). It is a 190-bed hospital with first-rate outpatient, inpatient and critical care facilities among all the important specialties including a centre for stroke treatment, cardiology, neurology, laparoscopic surgery and orthopaedics, interventional radiology, and Emergency department. The hospital, along with top-notch infrastructure and cutting edge technology, has over 48 resident doctors along with 13 sessional and 2 visiting specialists who are highly trained and experienced in their field of expertise.
Gleneagles Penang Hospital is a renowned tertiary care providing multispecialty hospital in Malaysia, established in 1973. The hospital offers a range of comprehensive healthcare services and has a capacity of 360 beds is fully-updated with advance technology and modern infrastructure. Gleneagles Penang Hospital is a world class facility with facilities and services in a number of specialties, having a team of highly-qualified medical professionals and skilled support staff.