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After a splenectomy how long will I need to stay in the hospital?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: 2-5 days

It depends on whether the operation is performed via minimally invasive surgery (2-3 days) or via traditional "open" surgery (4-5 days).
Of course, these are just averages, and situations can arise that may delay discharge.

In brief: 2-5 days

It depends on whether the operation is performed via minimally invasive surgery (2-3 days) or via traditional "open" surgery (4-5 days).
Of course, these are just averages, and situations can arise that may delay discharge.
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Depends

If it is done laparoscopically, once your pain is controlled and you can eat, you can go home (usually 2-3 days).

In brief: Depends

If it is done laparoscopically, once your pain is controlled and you can eat, you can go home (usually 2-3 days).
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