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In most cases, myasthenia gravis (MG) and thymoma require complete removal of the thymus gland and resection of the pericardial fatty tissue. There is some debate however, over which surgical approach is best for thymectomy. We have developed a new technique for complete thoracoscopic thymectomy....
Background: Patients with hematologic malignancy (HM) tend to have large spleens. The purpose of this study was to compare the outcomes of laparoscopic splenectomy for patients with HM to those with benign disease (BD). Methods: A review was conducted of a prospectively accumulated database of 64...