TITLE

splenotomy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2051
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The article presents a definition for the term "splenotomy," which relates to incision of the spleen.
ACCESSION #
21246407

 

Related Articles

  • Italian multicentric survey on laparoscopic spleen surgery in the pediatric population. Mattioli, G.; Pini Prato, A.; Cheli, M.; Esposito, C.; Garzi, A.; LiVoti, G.; Mastroianni, L.; Porreca, A.; Riccipetitoni, G.; Scalisi, F.; Buluggiu, A.; Avanzini, S.; Rizzo, A.; Boeri, E.; Jasonni, V. // Surgical Endoscopy;Apr2007, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p527 

    Background: Some technical aspects of laparoscopic spleen surgery still are debated, although efforts have been made to standardize them. The position of the patient, the approach to the spleen, vessel identification and division, and spleen extraction can vary from center to...

  • splenectomy. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p708 

    An encyclopedia entry for "splenectomy" is presented. It refers to the surgical removal of the spleen. The procedure is performed after the spleen has been seriously injured or to treat hypersplenism. Individuals who have had a splenectomy are more susceptible to certain infections and are given...

  • Asymptomatic spontaneous splenic rupture - a hair-raising experience in the operating room. Jeevan, Kankaria; Akshay, Sharma // Internet Journal of Surgery;2009, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p7 

    Background: Spontaneous splenic rupture (SSR) is a rare surgical complication of hematological malignancies like hairy-cell leukemia and asymptomatic SSR is even rarer. SSR is defined as rupture of spleen in absence of any preceding trauma. Material and methods: We present a case report of a...

  • Splenectomy and splenic slice grafting in the management of thalassemia. Sarkar, P. K.; Bhattacharya, D. K.; Sarkar, D. // Pediatric Surgery International;Jul2001, Vol. 17 Issue 5/6, p369 

    Over the last decade and a half, we performed a splenectomy along with slice grafting of the spleen in 170 (β28 and Eβ 142) transfusion-dependent, high-risk thalassemic patients. Of these, 17 were selected for study of the fate of the grafts and their immune status before and after...

  • Regeneration of splenic autotransplants. Marques, R. G.; Petroianu, A.; Coelho, J. M. C. O.; Portela, M. C. // Annals of Hematology;Nov2002, Vol. 81 Issue 11, p622 

    Splenic autotransplantation seems to be the only alternative for preservation of splenic tissue after total splenectomy. This work was carried out to analyze the morphologic regeneration of autotransplanted splenic tissue in Wistar rats and to determine the bacterial phagocytic function of their...

  • laparosplenectomy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1203 

    A definition of the medical term "laparosplenectomy" is presented. Laparosplenectomy refers to the abdominal excision of the spleen. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.

  • Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery of Splenic Cysts. Losanoff, Julian E.; Richman, Bruce W.; Jones, James W. // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques;Oct2003, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p339 

    Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article "Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Splenectomy for a Huge Splenic Cyst: Operative Technique and Case Report," by H. Yano, T. Asaoka, T. Iwazawa, M. Kinuta, T. Monden and S. Okamoto.

  • The peril of thrombosis after splenectomy. Kent, Tyler J. // Cortlandt Forum;11/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p116 

    Replies to an inquiry on the risk of thrombosis after splenectomy. Patients prone to develop thrombosis after splenectomy; Prophylaxis for patients with thrombosis.

  • Splenectomy increases the subsequent risk of systemic lupus erythematosus: a word of caution. Misra, Durga; Jain, Vikramraj; Negi, Vir // Rheumatology International;Feb2016, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p277 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Splenectomy increases the subsequent risk of systemic lupus erythematosus: a word of caution."

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics