splenopexy

splenopexy

 [sple´no-pek″se]
surgical fixation of the spleen.

sple·no·pex·y

, splenopexia (splē'nō-pek'sē, splē-nō-pek'sē-ă),
Suturing in place an ectopic or floating spleen.
Synonym(s): splenorrhaphy (2)
[spleno- + G. pēxis, fixation]

splenopexy

/sple·no·pexy/ (sple´no-pek″se) surgical fixation of the spleen.

splenopexy

(splē′nə-pĕk′sē)
n.
The surgical fixation of an ectopic or floating spleen.

sple·no·pex·y

, splenopexia (splē'nō-pek-sē, -pek'sē-ă)
Suturing in place an ectopic or floating spleen.
Synonym(s): splenorrhaphy (2) .
[spleno- + G. pēxis, fixation]

splenopexy

surgical fixation of the spleen.
References in periodicals archive ?
Splenic torsion is treated surgically with detorsing of the vascular pedicle and splenopexy if the spleen is found to be viable or with splenectomy if the spleen is already necrotic.
CT is also required for complete preoperative evaluation and in deciding whether splenopexy or splenectomy is required.
However, present opinion favours treatment of a viable wandering spleen by splenopexy (4), especially in paediatric patients, to avoid the risk of post-splenectomy sepsis.