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Figure 2: Intraoperative images of the performed laparoscopic splenectomy. (a) Ligation of the short gastric arteries. (b) Dissection and ligation of the splenic artery. (c) Ligation of the splenic hilum using the Ethicon stapler. (d) View of the operative field after completion of splenectomy.