Spleen removal - open - adults - discharge

Splenectomy - adult - discharge; Spleen removal - adult - discharge

You had surgery to remove your spleen. This operation is called splenectomy. Now that you're going home, follow your surgeon's instructions on how to care for yourself while you heal.

When You're in the Hospital

What to Expect at Home


Managing Pain

Wound Care

Preventing Infections

When to Call the Doctor