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Bruins' Hunwick rushed to hospital, undergoes splenectomy   -  Apr 18, 2009
WILMINGTON, Mass. -- The Boston Bruins were dealt an emotional blow Saturday when defenceman Matt Hunwick was rushed by ambulance to Massachusetts General ... TSN

The Bucs say Chris Simms' spleen, a non-essential immune system organ that filters and stores blood, probably ruptured when he was hit ate in Sunday's game ... St. Petersburg Times - Google News Archive

Leukemia - Reply to /`Splenectomy status of the patient may have...   -  Jun 28, 2007
...by Web Services. Reply to 'Splenectomy status of the patient may have impact on response to donor lymphocyte infusions' by Duygu Uckan-Çetinkaya et al. ... Nature.com

Splenectomy: a new treatment option for ALL tumors expressing Hox-11 ...   -  Aug 16, 2007
In the cancer field, rare stem cells are thought essential to the onset, perpetuation and recurrences of human cancers. To date, cancer stem cells have been ... Nature.com

Unplanned splenectomy during oesophagectomy does not affect survival   -  Apr 21, 2005
Edward Black * , Jason Niamat, Srikanth Boddu, Antonio Martin-Ucar, John P. Duffy, William Ellis Morgan, Francis David Beggs. Received 21 April 2005; ... European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic...

Cancer Health Center   -  Nov 26, 2008
The operation is called a splenectomy. Often a swollen lymph node will be removed to confirm the diagnosis of leukemia. This operation is called a ... WebMD

Splenectomy status of the patient may have impact on response to...   -  Jun 7, 2007
We read with interest the recent article on donor lymphocyte infusions (DLI) for 81 chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) patients, who relapsed after allogeneic ... Nature.com

… Shows Nplate(R) Significantly Reduces Splenectomy Rate and Treatment...   -  Jun 7, 2009
BERLIN , June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN) today released the results of a new study comparing Nplate(R) (romiplostim) to the ... RedOrbit

… `great spirits' after emergency splenectomy. - Orlando Sentinel...   -  Sep 25, 2006
Buccaneers' Simms in `great spirits' after emergency splenectomy. ... find Orlando Sentinel (Orlando, FL) articles. Byline: Chris Harry TAMPA, Fla. Pay-Per-View - Orlando Sentinel - HighBeam Research

QB Simms pleased about extension Series: BUCS NOTEBOOK   -  Dec 28, 2006
...[Chris Simms], 26, talked about his future while wearing a T-shirt that read "Got spleen," a reference to his season-ending splenectomy in September. ... Pay-Per-View - St. Petersburg Times - ProQuest Archiver

… Team Working On Improving Proficiency in Laparoscopic Splenectomy   -  Sep 19, 2009
Laparoscopic splenectomy has become the gold standard intervention for the ... In this study, all patients in need of splenectomy for benign causes in whom ... MedIndia

Tampa Bay To Put Simms On IR   -  Oct 10, 2007
...but Allen said Tuesday the Bucs never had any intention of trading Simms, who continues his slow recovery from a splenectomy last season. ... Pay-Per-View - Tampa Tribune - ProQuest Archiver

How to reach proficiency in laparoscopic splenectomy?   -  Sep 16, 2009
Laparoscopic splenectomy has become the gold standard intervention for the removal of the spleen, especially for benign causes. However, the organ's high ... Genetic Engineering News - Genetic Engineering News (press release)

Which vaccinations are indicated after splenectomy?   -  Aug 1, 2006
Immunization against encapsulated bacterial pathogens decreases the incidence of post-splenectomy sepsis. Pneumococcal, meningococcal, and Haemophilus ... Free with registration - Journal of Family Practice - AccessMyLibrary.com

DR. DONOHUE TO YOUR HEALTH .   -  Mar 4, 2005
The odds, there fore, are in your favor for a successful outcome, and the suggestion for splenectomy is on sound ground. If splenectomy is not possi ble, ... Herald-Journal - Google News Archive

… the saddle less than a month after splenectomy - Equestrian news,...   -  Dec 12, 2008
Jockey Ruby Walsh was back in the saddle this afternoon (12 December) — less than a month after he had an operation to remove his ruptured spleen. ... Horse & Hound Online

Future (like injury) a mystery for Simms .   -  Oct 11, 2007
...from the effects of his splenectomy in September 2006 Going on injured reserve means he can't practice with the team the rest of the season, which likely ... St. Petersburg Times - Google News Archive

Simms took his chances in declining large offer   -  Oct 12, 2006
But I was rolling the dice," said Simms, who has since had a splenectomy and is sidelined for the foreseeable future. "I have no regrets." ... $2.95 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram - NewsBank

… Shows Nplate(R) Significantly Reduces Splenectomy Rate and Treatment...   -  Jul 6, 2009
Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN) today released the results of a new study comparing Nplate(R) (romiplostim) to the medical standard of care (SOC) in ... ITNews

EBSCOhost Connection: Splenectomy.   -  Jan 1, 2005
Splenectomy: The article presents information on splenectomy, a surgical procedure to remove the spleen. The spleen is an organ located in the upper left ... Subscription - Splenectomy - EBSCO Publishing

Alstott gets job done when needed   -  Nov 22, 2006
So Parcells was sure to send his wishes for a speedy recovery to Simms from his splenectomy. "I talked to Phil right away and I saw Phil last week. ... sptimes.com

Splenectomy Reduces Packed Red Cell Transfusion Requirement in …   -  Oct 29, 2007
By Nora Steiner Mealy. SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- October 29, 2007 -- In children with sickle cell anaemia, splenectomy significantly reduces the need for packed ... DG News

Herald News, The : Doctor performs 1st laparoscopic splenectomy   -  Mar 5, 2008
Herald News, The : Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, ... $2.95 - Herald News - NewsBank

… Shows Nplate(R) Significantly Reduces Splenectomy Rate And Treatment...   -  Jun 9, 2009
Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN) today released the results of a new study comparing Nplate(R) (romiplostim) to the medical standard of care (SOC) in ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

EBSCOhost Connection: Splenectomy In Acquired Hemolytic Anemia.   -  Jul 1, 2005
Subject Terms:, SPLENECTOMY HEMOLYSIS & hemolysins THROMBOCYTOPENIA LEUCOPENIA BLOOD -- Diseases EXCISION (Surgery). :, 1487. Accession Number:, 19400367 ... Subscription - Internet Journal of Surgery - EBSCO Publishing

Splenectomy doesn't sideline Quinnipiac captain Bordieri.   -  Mar 9, 2007
Mar. 9--HAMDEN -- Four months ago Mike Bordieri lay in the intensive care unit at Hartford Hospital, less one vital organ and a world away from hockey. ... Free with registration - New Haven Register - AccessMyLibrary.com

Romiplostim in Immune Thrombocytopenia Prevents Splenectomy   -  Jun 12, 2009
June 12, 2009 (Berlin, Germany) — The platelet-stimulating drug romiplostim (Nplate) prevents a significant number of splenectomies in patients with immune ... Medscape

Idiopathic thromobocytopenic purpura (ITP)   -  Oct 30, 2008
Removal of your spleen (splenectomy), which may be performed if ... Splenectomy for ITP is not as routinely performed as it once was, however. ... CNN

Clinical: Clinical Q&A - Female libido, eardrums and splenectomy   -  Dec 16, 2005
Q: I have a patient in his mid-twenties who has an eardrum perforation about 1mm in diameter. The infection that caused it has cleared and he would like to ... Pay-Per-View - GP - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Bucs' Simms should've seen this   -  Mar 11, 2007
...season had ended more than three months earlier with an emergency splenectomy -- was asked whether he'd be the Buccaneers' starting quarterback in 2007. ... Pay-Per-View - Orlando Sentinel - ProQuest Archiver

EBSCOhost Connection: Some Unusual Indications Of Splenectomy.   -  Apr 10, 2006
SPLENECTOMY LEUKEMIA, Hairy cell GAUCHER'S disease HEMATOLOGY EXCISION (Surgery). :, 2441. Accession Number:, 20528933 ... Subscription - Internet Journal of Surgery - EBSCO Publishing

… Shows Nplate(R) Significantly Reduces Splenectomy Rate and Treatment...   -  Jun 7, 2009
New Study Shows Nplate(R) Significantly Reduces Splenectomy Rate and Treatment Failure in Patients With Chronic ITP.(Clinical report) from PR Newswire ... Pay-Per-View - PR Newswire Europe - HighBeam Research

Surgical Technology; Splenectomy by hand-assisted laparoscopy is safe...   -  Sep 5, 2006
2006 SEP 5 - (NewsRx.com) -- Splenectomy and concurrent operations by hand-assisted laparoscopy is a safe treatment for beta-thalassemia patients. ... Pay-Per-View - Science Letter - Factiva, from Dow Jones

… Shows Nplate(R) Significantly Reduces Splenectomy Rate and Treatment...   -  Jun 7, 2009
New Study Shows Nplate(R) Significantly Reduces Splenectomy Rate and Treatment Failure in Patients With Chronic ITP. from PR Newswire. Pay-Per-View - PR Newswire - HighBeam Research

splenectomy | Definition of splenectomy | HighBeam.com: Online …   -  Jul 12, 2006
Find out what splenectomy means: The Oxford American College Dictionary has the definition of splenectomy. Research related newspaper, magazine, ... Pay-Per-View - Oxford American College Dictionary - HighBeam Research

Splenic autotransplantation for treatment of portal hypertension.   -  Oct 1, 2005
Background: When total splenectomy is unavoidable it is important to preserve splenic ... Methods: We carried out total splenectomy on 31 patients (21 men, ... Free with registration - Canadian Journal of Surgery - AccessMyLibrary.com

… 30 Years Following Splenectomy For Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic …   -  Apr 10, 2006
Atraumatic Rupture Of A Splenunculus 30 Years Following Splenectomy For Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: A Case Report Atraumatic Rupture Of A ... Subscription - Internet Journal of Surgery - EBSCO Publishing

Avoiding spleen removal for Cooley's anemia sufferers   -  May 27, 2008
After splenectomy, patients are considered immunocompromised, ... Splenectomy is common for thalassemia patients because their red blood cells are crippled ... News-Medical.net

A large splenic epidermoid cyst in rural Labrador.(CASE REPORT …   -  Sep 22, 2007
The patient subsequently underwent an open total splenectomy. ... Partial splenectomy, which was desirable and had been offered as an option to the patient ... Free with registration - Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine - AccessMyLibrary.com

Allogeneic hemopoietic SCT for patients with primary myelofibrosis: a...   -  Aug 31, 2009
In 28 patients, splenectomy was performed 1–3 months before transplant, ... Splenectomy per se was not predictive of survival in univariate analysis and was ... Nature.com

Romiplostim and eltrombopag: in a class of their own   -  Mar 10, 2009
If disease persists at six months, many patients will undergo splenectomy. “Splenectomy still remains the gold standard for treating patients with ITP. ... HemOncToday

Graft Size May Affect Thrombocytopenia After Liver Transplant   -  Nov 19, 2007
..."Splenectomy at the time of transplant is one of the definitive procedures for avoiding ... In the 38 recipients in whom splenectomy was not performed, ... Medscape

Frequency and risk factors for thrombosis in idiopathic myelofibrosis:...   -  Nov 24, 2005
In all, 21 patients underwent splenectomy, usually because of massive symptomatic ... Of the 21 patients submitted to splenectomy, three had thrombotic ... Nature.com

Urinary Tract Infections; Researchers from University of Southern …   -  Nov 6, 2006
..."Little is known what effect splenectomy for trauma has on early postoperative ... Our aim was to determine if splenectomy increases early postoperative ... Pay-Per-View - OBGYN & Reproduction Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Romiplostim use in ITP   -  Dec 25, 2008
Surgical splenectomy is another treatment option in patients who do not receive a ... The median dose in patients who have not had a splenectomy is about 3 ... HemOncToday

Beta-thalassemia; Removal of spleen may help to prevent cardiac …   -  Jun 28, 2005
..."Splenomegaly is common in beta-thalassemia, bearing some particular hemodynamic features, while splenectomy is an established therapeutic intervention in ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Injured children fare better at specialized centers: investigator...   -  Oct 15, 2005
Yet he reported that the odds of splenectomy varied widely based on who treated ... The adjusted odds ratios for splenectomy were also higher for general ... Free with registration - Family Practice News - AccessMyLibrary.com

Hairy cell leukemia   -  Feb 2, 2008
Surgery to remove your spleen (splenectomy) was the first treatment used in ... Your doctor might recommend splenectomy if your spleen ruptures or if it's ... CNN

Eltrombopag tablet approved for treatment of ITP   -  Nov 24, 2008
All patients had undergone splenectomy or been treated with ... Response rates for eltrombopag were similar regardless of splenectomy status. ... HemOncToday

Recently, there has been a trend towards splenic conservation in cases of trauma or intraoperative injury to avoid the consequences of splenectomy, ... UroToday International Journal

Light chain proximal tubulopathy   -  Jan 21, 2009
In light of the absence of a clear indication for splenectomy, ... Following splenectomy, the patient's creatinine declined over 4 days from 1.6 to 1.2 ... Nature.com

Splenic marginal zone lymphomas and lymphoplasmacytic lymphomas …   -  Feb 28, 2008
For eight patients with SMZL, splenectomy allowed to confirm the diagnostic ... In the three cases remaining without splenectomy, diagnosis was proposed on ... Nature.com

Severe thrombocytopenia due to hypersplenism successfully treated...   -  Apr 1, 2005
Surgical splenectomy is not an optimal option in patients with Child's class B and C ... (1) In addition, surgical splenectomy has been associated with an ... $4.95 - Southern Medical Journal - ECNext

Scoop - Julia Roberts : People.com   -  Jan 25, 2010
But then there's my splenectomy—which I got doing a really lousy movie. You don't mind having a splenectomy for Deliverance, but not for Operation CIA. ... People Magazine

Treatment Option Overview   -  Oct 31, 2008
14] After splenectomy, 50% of patients will require no additional therapy, and long-term survivors are common. Therapy with interferon-alpha is another ... WebMD

Spleen Removal - Surgery Procedures & Risks - NY Times Health …   -  Feb 23, 2009
Spleen removal (splenectomy) is surgery to remove a diseased or damaged spleen. ... Your surgeon may do either an open splenectomy or a laparoscopic ... New York Times

Benign Blood Disorder Treated with Minimally Invasive Surgery   -  Jun 11, 2006
..."A splenectomy is a procedure that is ideally suited to be done laparoscopically," said Dr. John Sweeney, associate professor of surgery and chief of the ... emaxhealth.com

Caution warranted in immunocompromised kids.(Infectious Diseases)   -  Oct 1, 2005
European studies have shown that about a quarter of physicians do not comply with guidelines for post-splenectomy care, Dr. McFarland said. ... Free with registration - Family Practice News - AccessMyLibrary.com

TRAINING CAMP WRAP-UP   -  Aug 17, 2007
He isn't kidding when he says he hasn't been himself since last year's splenectomy. What's worrisome is that there's no way of knowing if or when he'll be ... Pay-Per-View - Tampa Tribune - ProQuest Archiver

Patient death sparks electronic data fear.   -  Jan 18, 2005
A splenectomy may not even be marked in red on the records. Neither system is foolproof if you don't maintain proper records.' Pay-Per-View - Doctor - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Season Ends For Simms .The Bucs Will Place The Quarterback On …   -  Oct 9, 2007
...as has Chris, that his recovery from the splenectomy, that he would've recovered by now. It's just taking longer than both Chris and we had hoped for. ... St. Petersburg Times - Google News Archive

Overwhelming postsplenectomy infection: Managing patients at risk   -  Jul 27, 2009
In one population-based study, the incidence of OPSI in splenectomy patients was found ... Splenectomy is undertaken on an elective basis for a variety of ... Journal of the American Academy of...

Low JAK2V617F allele burden in primary myelofibrosis, compared to …   -  Jan 24, 2008
As summarized in Table 2, the rates of disease complications, including thrombohemorrhagic events, the need for chemotherapy or splenectomy and leukemic ... Nature.com

Simms Has Surgery For Ruptured Spleen   -  Sep 24, 2006
Due to his splenectomy, Simms could miss the rest of the 2006 season. ... He underwent a splenectomy (removal of the spleen) this evening and is in stable ... Pewter Report

Splenosis: a review.(Review Article)   -  Jun 1, 2007
Some patients may not know the reason for their splenectomy, ... The born-again spleen: return of splenic function after splenectomy for trauma. ... $4.95 - Southern Medical Journal - ECNext

Image of the Month—Diagnosis   -  Oct 21, 2006
Total splenectomy, partial splenectomy, and cystectomy have been reported to be ... Currently, the optimal treatment options are partial splenectomy, ... Archives of Surgery

A case of inflammatory pseudotumor in the spleen.(Case Report)(medical...   -  Jul 1, 2006
With a hematologic malignancy prediagnosis, a splenectomy was performed on the patient ... In the macroscopic examination of the splenectomy specimen, ... Free with registration - Southern Medical Journal - AccessMyLibrary.com

Addition of Rituximab Doubles Response in ITP   -  Dec 7, 2008
The combination regimen offers an effective option prior to splenectomy ... "It could save some patients from having to undergo a splenectomy," he added. ... Medscape

Georgia Supreme Court Reports - SCHRAMM v. LYON, 285 Ga. 72 (2009 …   -  Feb 23, 2009
In September 2004, Lyon developed overwhelming post-splenectomy infection (OPSI), a condition which resulted in significant physical injuries, including the ... Pay-Per-View - Georgia Supreme Court Reports - Loislaw

Second primary malignancies after treatment for malignant lymphoma   -  Jan 17, 2005
It is possible that splenectomy would have been statistically significant if we were able to restrict the analysis to leukaemias, as an increased risk has ... Nature.com

Ruptured spleen   -  Nov 19, 2008
Surgery to remove your spleen is called splenectomy. ... After a splenectomy, notify your doctor at the first sign of an infection. ... CNN

A case of inflammatory pseudotumor in the spleen.(Case Report)(medical...   -  Jul 1, 2006
With a hematologic malignancy prediagnosis, a splenectomy was performed on the patient ... In the macroscopic examination of the splenectomy specimen, ... $4.95 - Southern Medical Journal - ECNext

University of Frankfurt, Germany; University of Frankfurt, Germany, …   -  Nov 14, 2006
..."Splenectomy predisposes for invasive pneumococcal disease. We investigated the immune ... They added, "We found no impact of the mode of splenectomy." ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Simms: No regrets about playing with injury   -  Oct 6, 2006
It normally takes about six weeks to heal from a splenectomy, and Bucs have not ruled out a return this season. Simms isn't making any predictions, ... msnbc.com

Ligand Announces Positive Regulatory Opinion in Europe for Revolade …   -  Dec 18, 2009
McMillan R, Durette C. Long-term outcomes in adults with chronic ITP after splenectomy failure. Blood. 2004;104: 956-960 7. Bussel JB, Eldor A, Kelton JG, ... Wall Street Journal

Amgen Conference Call to Discuss American Society of Hematology ( …   -  Dec 11, 2007
There was a plenary session which looked at an an assessment of efficacy from a pivotal trail in splenectomy patients with the disease. ... Free with registration - Fair Disclosure Wire - AccessMyLibrary.com

Congenital Spherocytic Anemia - Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment of …   -  Nov 8, 2008
Surgery to remove the spleen (splenectomy) cures the anemia but doesn't correct the ... Children should wait until age 5 to have splenectomy because of the ... New York Times

Immunology and Cell Biology - Detection and quantification of IgM+ …   -  Dec 15, 2006
In this study, early fetal splenectomy failed to impede ileal Peyer's patch ... Press CM, McCullagh P, Landsverk T. Effect of early fetal splenectomy on ... Nature.com

A large splenic cyst: "incindentalocyst".(Letters to the...   -  Oct 1, 2005
The patient underwent splenectomy. Pathology revealed an enlarged spleen measuring 15.5 X 13.2 X 8 cm and weighing 490 g with more than two-thirds of the ... Free with registration - Southern Medical Journal - AccessMyLibrary.com

Amgen Presents Data From First Nplate(R) Study in Children With …   -  Dec 7, 2009
Patients were treated for a median of 48 weeks with a maximum duration of 244 weeks (n=4) and 33 percent of patients had previously undergone splenectomy. ... Forbes

Action Sports Report: Snowboarder Jamie Anderson is the latest spleen...   -  Oct 5, 2009
A splenectomy was a last resort. But within a few days, her body clotted and stemmed the bleeding on its own. "The spleen is a really important organ, ... ESPN

On the scheduled splenectomy day, Dr. Hinko objected, saying the dog wasn't strong enough in terms of blood cell counts to have such a surgery. ... OpEdNews

Extensive Spinal Epidural Abscess Associated With an Unremarkable …   -  Jan 8, 2005
The operative procedure involved distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy, following which the patient was returned to the ward where the epidural infusion was ... RedOrbit

Chronic Fever, Chills, Night Sweats, and Dark Urine in a 66-Year-Old ...   -  Jun 25, 2007
Splenectomy and partial pancreatectomy for benign pancreatic cystadenoma located in the tail of the pancreas 6 years prior. Social History. ... Medscape

Buccaneers.com | Player Detail   -  Sep 24, 2006
Placed on injured reserve (11/3) because of splenectomy… Completed 17-of-29 passes for ... Underwent emergency splenectomy immediately following the game… ... buccaneers.com

Ask The Expert   -  Sep 18, 2007
However, the bacteria that live in our mouths do not pose any special risk to people who have had splenectomy. So, splenectomy alone does not require the ... Intelihealth.com

On the Pulse - 6th November 2009   -  Nov 6, 2009
A large Danish study in Annals of Internal Medicine confirms existing evidence that splenectomy is associated with increased risk of infection, ... OnMedica

Platelet Destruction in Autoimmune Thrombocytopenic Purpura: Kinetics...   -  Jan 1, 2009
In AITP patients following splenectomy, the five nonresponders all had a marked ... Failure of splenectomy is associated with a marked elevation in liver ... Journal of Nuclear Medicine (subscriptio...

SPLEEN INFO .   -  Sep 26, 2006
Simms was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital where the splenectomy was performed immediately. He is expected to remain hospitalized for another three to four . ... Lakeland Ledger - Google News Archive

Wexler v. Demaio, 905 A.2d 1196, 280 Conn. 168 (Conn. 10/03/2006)   -  Oct 3, 2006
...[DeMaio, Tortora and DaSilva], and as to the causal relationship between these deviations and the resultant need for [the] splenectomy suffered by Howard ... $2.95 - Connecticut Supreme Court - VersusLaw

Anemia Causes - Anemia Health Information - NY Times Health   -  Feb 25, 2009
Various immunosuppressive drugs may be tried, as well as splenectomy. ... Removal of the spleen (splenectomy) or bone marrow transplantation may help some ... New York Times

Revising the Marshall plan   -  Feb 4, 2010
...“I had a splenectomy. I was in an induced coma. I had eight fractured ribs. I had a fever of like 107.8 one night. I remember pieces of it, ... Boston Globe

Simms Out Of The Hospital   -  Oct 2, 2006
Bucs officials confirmed [Chris Simms]' release on Sunday, a week after surgeons at St. Joseph's performed an emergency splenectomy on Simms after the Bucs' ... Pay-Per-View - Tampa Tribune - ProQuest Archiver

Simms Survives Bucs' Final Cut.   -  Sep 2, 2007
There was that shoulder injury he suffered the day he made his first NFL start, the splenectomy he had after three games last year and the elbow and hip ... Free with registration - Tampa Tribune - AccessMyLibrary.com

An adult with acute infectious purpura fulminans associated with S …   -  Nov 1, 2007
The patient was a 61-year-old man who had undergone splenectomy for lymphoma 30 years previously. Since then, he had been in good health and required no ... $4.95 - Journal of Respiratory Diseases - ECNext

Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month - September 2007 | Article from …   -  Aug 31, 2007
700+ words ... ... syndrome, functional or anatomic asplenia (e.g., sickle cell disease or splenectomy), immunosuppressive conditions ... syndrome, ... Pay-Per-View - MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly... - HighBeam Research

A large splenic cyst: "incindentalocyst".(Letters to the...   -  Oct 1, 2005
The patient underwent splenectomy. Pathology revealed an enlarged spleen measuring 15.5 X 13.2 X 8 cm and weighing 490 g with more than two-thirds of the ... $4.95 - Southern Medical Journal - ECNext

Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - MOSLEY v. ASTRUE (MDFla. 8-...   -  Aug 1, 2008
The thrombocytopenia caused Plaintiff's platelet count to decrease and as a Page 4 result, Plaintiff underwent a splenectomy on December 11, 1998. ... Pay-Per-View - Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - Loislaw

… Thrombocytopenic Purpura; Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura will...   -  Jan 1, 2005
Splenectomy was curative in 30/31 (97%) patients," according to the study. ... Of 99 patients with chronic ITP, 25 responded to splenectomy, 37 resolved at ... Pay-Per-View - Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Recommended adult immunization schedule.(Infectious Diseases) | …   -  Nov 1, 2005
...sickle cell disease or splenectomy [if elective splenectomy is planned, vaccinate at least 2 weeks before surgery]); immunosuppressive conditions (e.g., ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

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