Summary: Insufficiency of arterial or venous blood supply to the spleen due to emboli, thrombi, vascular torsion, or pressure that produces a macroscopic area of necrosis. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
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- Splenic infarction: 10 years of experienceMeir Antopolsky
Emergency Medicine Department, Hadassah Mount Scopus Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
Am J Emerg Med 27:262-5. 2009The aim of this study was to study the clinical presentation of splenic infarction.
- The wandering spleen: CT findings and possible pitfalls in diagnosisA Ben Ely
Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel
Clin Radiol 61:954-8. 2006..To report the CT features of wandering spleen, a rare condition which can be incidentally detected as an abdominal or pelvic mass or can present with torsion, causing an acute abdomen...
- Wandering spleen presenting as a right hypochondrial mass and intestinal obstructionJ W Githaiga
Department of Human Anatomy, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, P O Box 30197, Nairobi, Kenya
East Afr Med J 79:450-2. 2002..In our region 11 cases were reported in Uganda between 1968 and 1971. No other literature is available from our region. Clinical presentation, aetiology, investigation, and management of wandering spleen is discussed...
- Wandering spleen: a rare cause of abdominal painJennifer R Romero
Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2583, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 19:412-4. 2003..Due to the risk of splenic infarction, rapid and accurate diagnosis is essential...
- Splenic infarction due to transient antiphospholipid antibodies induced by acute Epstein-Barr virus infectionSebastiaan van Hal
Department of Infectious Diseases, Level 4, The Dickinson Building, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
J Clin Virol 32:245-7. 2005b>Splenic infarction is a rare feature of infectious mononucleosis (IM) due to Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), limited to three case reports...
- Splenic infarction during Plasmodium ovale acute malaria: first case reportedGael Cinquetti
Service de Médecine Interne et Maladie Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hôpital d instruction des armées Legouest, 27 avenue de Plantières, BP 90001, 57077 METZ Cedex 3, France
Malar J 9:288. 2010The splenic complications of acute malaria include two different prognostic and treatment entities: splenic infarction and splenic rupture...
- Asymptomatic splenic infarction in Wegener's granulomatosisD Papaioannides
Ann Rheum Dis 61:185-6. 2002
- Cocaine-associated abscesses with lethal sepsis after splenic infarction in an 17-year-old womanR Dettmeyer
Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111 Bonn, Germany
Forensic Sci Int 140:21-3. 2004..Petechial bleedings were found and microabscesses in the myocardium, the meninges and the kidneys. The absolutely rare bacterial infection of the cocaine-associated splenic infarction leads to sepsis with lethal course.
- Sickle cell trait as a cause of splenic infarction while climbing Mt. FujiHiraku Funakoshi
Department of General Medicine, Chiba University Hospital, Chiba, Japan
Intern Med 49:1827-9. 2010..Fuji, which is the highest mountain in Japan. Enhanced computed tomography showed splenic infarction. Although his peripheral blood smear was normal, a hemoglobin S level of 40% established the diagnosis of ..
- Massive splenic infarction in Saudi patients with sickle cell anemia: a unique manifestationAli Hassan Al Jama
Department of Internal Medicine, Qatif Central Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia
Am J Hematol 69:205-9. 2002..This is a report of our experience with 8 (4 males and 4 females) cases of massive splenic infarction in patients with SCA. Their ages ranged from 16 to 36 years (mean 22 years)...
- Splenic infarction in human babesiosis: two cases and discussionDiana Florescu
Division of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
Clin Infect Dis 46:e8-11. 2008..There were no other conditions present that could potentially be causes of splenic infarction. Although retinal infarction has been described rarely in patients with babesiosis, splenic infarction has ..
- Visceral heterotaxia with polysplenia syndrome and haemorrhagic splenic infarction as a rare cause of the acute paediatric abdomenRicarda Lachmann
Department of Clinical Radiology, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, 68167, Mannheim, Germany
Pediatr Radiol 36:572-3. 2006
- Splenic infarction in a patient hereditary spherocytosis, protein C deficiency and acute infectious mononucleosisChristian Breuer
Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of General Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
Eur J Pediatr 167:1449-52. 2008b>Splenic infarction is a common cause of left upper quadrant pain and must be suspected in patients with hematologic or thromboembolic conditions and signs of localized or systemic inflammation...
- Splenic infarction during acute malariaPhilippe Bonnard
Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Hopital Tenon AP HP, 4 rue de la Chine, 75020 Paris, France
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:82-6. 2005..We describe the case of a Caucasian female patient with no previous exposure to malaria in whom splenic infarction occurred during effective antimalarial treatment for initially uncomplicated acute malaria...
- Celiac trunk thrombosis and splenic infarction during chemotherapy for a testicular germ cell tumorRobert C Verdonk
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
Urology 71:602. 2008
- Splenic infarction complicated by splenic artery occlusion after N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate injection for gastric varices: case reportLi Kuang Yu
Department of Hepat Gastroenterology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
Gastrointest Endosc 61:343-5. 2005
- Splenic infarction associated with a mobile aortic valve lesion: a case report and review of the literaturePhilippe Gilbert
Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, Canada
Can J Cardiol 25:e215-6. 2009..The present case of PFE is reviewed for a better understanding of its pathology...
- Polyarteritis nodosa presenting with splenic infarction, bilateral renal infarction, and hematomaSelman Unverdi
Department of Nephrology, Ankara Educational and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
South Med J 102:972-3. 2009..Patients with life-threatening visceral bleeding must be treated with a selective embolization procedure or radical surgery because nonoperative management has been associated with a significant mortality rate...
- Splenic infarction following laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication: management strategiesNeal W Wilkinson
Department of Surgery, Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia, USA
JSLS 7:359-65. 2003..patients referred to our institution who had left upper quadrant pain and radiographic evidence of segmental splenic infarction (SI) that resulted from a peripheral splenic artery branch injury during LNF...
- A case of symptomatic splenic infarction in vivax malariaAreum Kim
Department of Internal Medicine, Inha University College of Medicine, Incheon 400 712, Korea
Korean J Parasitol 45:55-8. 2007b>Splenic infarction is a rare complication in malaria cases, and is caused primarily by Plasmodium falciparum. Recently in South Korea, only P. vivax has prevailed since 1993...
- [Celiac artery thrombosis and splenic infarction in a patient with protein s deficiency]Chan Woong Kim
Departments of Emergency Medicine, Chungang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Korean J Gastroenterol 49:390-4. 2007..We report a case of celiac arterial thrombosis and splenic infarction in 46-year-old male with protein S deficiency...
- Splenic infarction associated with anti-cardiolipin antibody: a report of two casesCarie L McVay
Division of Surgical Oncology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
Am Surg 70:71-4. 2004There are few cases of splenic infarction associated with antiphospholipid antibody reported in the literature...
- Complications of laparoscopic adrenalectomy: results of 169 consecutive proceduresJ F Henry
Department of Endocrine Surgery, University Hospital La Timone, Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseilles Cedex 05, France
World J Surg 24:1342-6. 2000..We conclude that LA is a safe procedure. With increasing experience the morbidity becomes minor. To avoid complications LA should be converted to open surgery if local invasion is suspected or if there is difficulty with the dissection...
- Splenic infarction. A rare presentation of anaplastic pancreatic carcinoma and a review of the literatureManzhi Wong
Department of Surgery, National University Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
JOP 9:493-8. 2008..Anaplastic carcinoma of the pancreas is a rare variant of ductal adenocarcinoma. The histogenesis and biologic behavior of these tumors are still controversial. They occur in elderly men and are associated with a very poor prognosis...
- Splenic infarction in an African-American male with sickle cell traitDavid L Chamberland
Am J Hematol 82:86-7. 2007
- Wegener granulomatosis with spleen infarction: case report and review of the literatureAlessandra Ghinoi
Department of Rheumatology, Arcispedale S Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:328-33. 2008..To report a case of biopsy-verified Wegener granulomatosis (WG) with positive c-antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies who had evidence of spleen infarction and to review the relevant literature on spleen involvement in WG...
- A case of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria presenting with intra-abdominal bleeding due to splenic rupture, developing renal infarctS Uzun
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
Int J Lab Hematol 30:248-53. 2008..She also developed a renal infarct during hospitalization after diagnosis...
- Torted and ruptured wandering spleen presenting as a surgical emergency in pregnancyA Parvaiz
Department of Surgery, Dorset County Hospital, Williams Avenue, Dorchester DT1 2JY
ScientificWorldJournal 4:1035-7. 2004..It can predispose to life-threatening complications due to torsion of its vascular pedicle, splenic infarction, portal hypertension, and haemorrhage...
- Septic peripheral embolization from Haemophilus parainfluenzae endocarditisHee Hwa Ho
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
Eur Heart J 27:1009. 2006
- [Splenic infarct in a patient with HIV infection]Jan Christian Wasmuth
Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Immunologische Ambulanz, Universitatsklinikum Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105 Bonn
Med Klin (Munich) 100:683-5. 2005
- Case report: polycythaemia vera presenting as massive splenic infarction and liquefactionD Beckett
Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull Hospitals NHS Trust, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
Br J Radiol 77:876-7. 2004
- Splenic infarction in Letterer-Siwe diseaseHiromune Natsume
Department of Pediatrics, Haibara General Hospital, Shizuoka 421 0493, Japan
Pediatr Int 47:329-32. 2005
- Splenic infarction, rare cause of acute abdomen, only seldom requires splenectomy. Case report and literature reviewPier Federico Salvi
II Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Università degli Studi La Sapienza di Roma
Ann Ital Chir 78:529-32. 2007b>Splenic infarction is a rare disorder, commonly without a characteristic symptomatology, that rarely requires surgical procedure; in fact it has the peculiar feature of an high tendency for complete healing after the only medical approach...
- Infarcted splenule--a case reportAri I Jonisch
Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
Emerg Radiol 14:123-5. 2007..It is important to recognize this entity as a cause of abdominal pain that can be managed nonsurgically...
- Evolution of the CT imaging findings of accessory spleen infarctionResham Mendi
Department of Medical Imaging, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
Pediatr Radiol 36:1319-22. 2006..We present the CT findings of progression of accessory spleen infarction over the course of 7 days...
- Visceral heterotaxia with polysplenia syndrome and haemorrhagic splenic infarction as a rare cause of the acute paediatric abdomenKimberly E Applegate
Pediatr Radiol 36:1222. 2006
- Treatment of a celiac trunk aneurysm close to the hepato-splenic bifurcation by using hepatic stent-graft implantation and splenic artery embolizationAntonio Basile
Department of Radiology, Ospedale Ferrarotto, via Citelli 16, Catania, Italy
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:126-8. 2007..We present a case of a 73-year-old man in whom a celiac trunk aneurysm close to the hepato-splenic bifurcation was discovered and treated by using celiac-hepatic stent-grafts implantation and splenic artery embolization...
- Use of splenic artery embolization (SAE) in their splenic injury algorithmJames E Silberzweig
J Trauma 60:686. 2006
- Spontaneous splenic infarction associated with sumatriptan useAnju Arora
Department of Internal Medicine, Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Temple University Program, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
J Headache Pain 7:214-6. 2006..We report a patient who developed spontaneous splenic infarction after the use of sumatriptan for the treatment of migraine headache.
- Unusual abdominal manifestations of catastrophic antiphospholipid syndromeDaryl C L Tan
Department of Haematology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
Br J Haematol 132:538. 2006
- Extended left-sided pancreatectomy with spleen preservationArash Mohebati
Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
J Surg Oncol 97:150-5. 2008..Distal pancreatectomy (DP) is frequently performed with splenectomy, although splenectomy can be linked to various untoward effects, and sparing of the main splenic vessels (SVs) is not necessary for successful spleen preservation (SP)...
- Torsion of an accessory spleenR Grinbaum
Department of Surgery, Hadassah Mount Scopus University Hospital, Jerusalem, 91240, Israel
Abdom Imaging 31:110-2. 2006..Awareness of this entity and familiarity with typical imaging findings are mandatory for preoperative diagnosis...
- Splenic syndrome in patients at high altitude with unrecognized sickle cell trait: splenectomy is often unnecessaryAnwar Sheikha
Department of Haematology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
Can J Surg 48:377-81. 2005....
- Giant aneurysm of the splenic artery adherent to the pancreas with splenic infarct: report of a caseE Kayacetin
Department of Gastroenterology, Selcuk University, Meram Medical Faculty, Konya, Turkey
Acta Chir Belg 106:348-50. 2006..The treatment includes surgical procedures that sometimes require pancreatectomy. We present a case of a 9 cm giant splenic artery aneurysm tightly adherent to the pancreas which was treated surgically...
- Transcatheter coil embolization of splenic artery aneurysmSatoshi Yamamoto
Department of Radiology, Hyogo College of Medicine, P O Box 663 8501, 1 1 Mukogawa cho, Nishinomiya, Japan
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:527-34. 2008..The secondary technical success rate was 100%. Seven (44%) of the 16 study patients suffered partial splenic infarction. Intrasplenic branching originating from the aneurysm was observed in five patients...
- A challenging presentation of left upper quadrant painR Taghizadeh
Department of General Surgery, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley corrected UK
Gut 54:1278, 1317. 2005
- Spontaneous dissection of the celiac artery: a case reportJason D Woolard
Department of Surgery, The University of Kansas School of Medicine Wichita, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
J Vasc Surg 45:1256-8. 2007....
- Splenic artery embolization in the management of an acute immune thrombocytopenic purpura-related intracranial hemorrhageDevin Puapong
Division of Pediatric Surgery and Interventional Radiology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
J Pediatr Surg 40:869-71. 2005..This is the first reported case of splenic embolization in the management of a child with known immune thrombocytopenic purpura presenting with central nervous system bleeding...
- Splenic abscess complicating infective endocarditis: three case reportsJ Ebels
Department of General Surgery, ZNA Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium
Acta Chir Belg 107:720-3. 2007..If the patient's general state allows it, it is best to perform splenectomy prior to valve replacement surgery to prevent re-infection of the valve prosthesis. A combined one-stage procedure is also an option...
- [Viability of the spleen in rats after ligation of the splenic vessels: effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy]Danilo Nagib Salomão Paulo
Laboratório de Técnica Operatória e Cururgia Experimental da Escola Superior de Ciências da Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Vitória, ES
Rev Assoc Med Bras 51:46-50. 2005..To investigate the effects of splenic artery and vein ligation and the influence of hyperbaric oxygen after the double vascular ligation on the viability of spleen tissue...
- Splenic infarct: a rare cause of spontaneous rupture leading to massive haemoperitoneumBalakrishnan Mahesh
Department of Accident and Emergency and Trauma Surgery, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland, United Kingdom
ANZ J Surg 74:1030-2. 2004..The gross and microscopic appearances were suggestive of splenic rupture occurring through areas of infarction. We proceed to analyse the causes of spontaneous rupture of the spleen in our discussion of this case...
- Association of splenic and renal infarctions in acute abdominal emergenciesStefania Romano
Department of Radiology, A Cardarelli Hospital, 80131 Naples, Italy
Eur J Radiol 50:48-58. 2004..Their association is infrequent and rarely observed in trauma. In this study, we analyze our data to look at the occurrence of renal and splenic infarctions based on CT findings in a period of 4 years...
- [Functional asplenia after severe varicella zoster-infection diagnosis by colour Doppler ultrasound]J Diedrich
Zentrum fur Innere Medizin, Abteilung fur Innere Medizin mit Schwerpunkt Gastroenterologie, Stoffwechsel, Endokrinologie, Klinikum der Philipps Universität Marburg
Z Gastroenterol 41:325-8. 2003..Remarkably, the Crohn's disease remains in complete remission since the development of the functional asplenia (for 4 years now). The underlying pathomechanism remains unclear...
- Cases from the osler medical service at Johns Hopkins UniversitySara E Cosgrove
Am J Med 113:158-60. 2002..Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain demonstrated multiple lesions; the largest was in the right frontal lobe with associated hemorrhage (Figure 3). What is the diagnosis?..
- Torsion of a wandering spleen: acute abdominal presentationKushaljit Singh Sodhi
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
J Emerg Med 25:133-7. 2003..Early intervention is necessary to reduce the risk of splenic infarction and other complications...
- [Wandering spleen with torsion of the pedicle. A case report and review of the literature]Tommaso Bombardieri
Divisione di Chirurgia General A S n 9, Locri R C, Presidio Ospedaliero di Siderno, RC
Chir Ital 54:417-21. 2002..It was not possible to preserve the wandering spleen by means of splenopexy because the splenic infarction required a splenectomy...
- [Splenic infarction as a complication of atrial fibrillation]A I Munoz Ruiz
Rev Esp Enferm Dig 95:66-7. 2003
- [Development of mycotic aneurysms of the superior mesenteric artery after septic embolism]F Schmidt
Institut für Diagnostische Radiologie, Inselspital, Universitätsklinik Bern, 3010 Bern Schweiz
Radiologe 42:564-7. 2002..Based on sequential spiral-CT examinations, this case demonstrates the development of a septic aneurysm of the superior mesenteric artery...
- Acquired and transient RBC CD55 deficiency (Inab phenotype) and anti-IFCThomas Matthes
Division of Hematology, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
Transfusion 42:1448-57. 2002..This report describes the first example of a patient with an acquired and transient form of the Inab phenotype...
- Acute abdomen due to wandering spleen infarction: a case reportGiuseppe Benfatto
Dipartimento di Chirurgia dell Università di Catania Sezione di Chirurgia Generale ed Oncologica U O di Patologia Chirurgica, Azienda Ospedali Vittorio Emanuele, Ferrarotto, S, Bambino
Chir Ital 55:243-7. 2003..was a wandering spleen with an abnormally long pedicle and a dyshomogeneous lower area bearing witness to a splenic infarction. The patient was therefore submitted to surgery consisting in splenectomy after lysis of the adherences, ..
- [Torsion of the spleen--an unusual cause of sudden acute abdomen]J Príborský
Chirurgicka klinika FN, Hradec Kralove
Rozhl Chir 81:492-4. 2002..Patients may present with various symptoms ranging from mild intermittent abdominal pain to an acute abdomen. Computed tomography leads to correct diagnosis...
- [Sudden onset of left-sided epigastric pain]D Conen
Departement Innere Medizin, Kantonsspital Basel
Praxis (Bern 1994) 92:294-6. 2003
- Wandering spleenAbdullah A Abba
Department of Medicine, College of Medicine and King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Med J 24:1404-5. 2003
- Acute myelogenous leukemia with splenic infarcts presenting as fulminant multi-organ failureTamar Green
The Medical Intensive Care Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, The Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
Leuk Lymphoma 44:2143-5. 2003..Autopsy revealed massive infiltration of leukemic cells in several organs. Acute myelogenous leukemia should be considered in a patient presenting with unexplained multiorgan failure...
- Splenic infarct as a diagnostic pitfall in radiologySanjeev C Joshi
Department of Oncology, Palliative Care Unit, Radiology Advanced Medical and Dental Institute, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pinang, Malaysia
J Cancer Res Ther 4:99-101. 2008..However, the histopathological report revealed it to be a splenic infarct. The present case reemphasizes the limitations of radiological studies in the follow-up of carcinoma colon...
- Avulsion of wandering spleen after traumatic torsionSeong Chul Kim
Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Ulsan College of Medicine and Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
J Pediatr Surg 38:622-3. 2003..The spleen had been located in the left upper quadrant on the time of torsion, but it moved into the right paracolic gutter after avulsion. The avulsed spleen was removed, and the postoperative course was uneventful...
- Pancreatic pseudocyst causing celiac artery trunk thrombosisChristopher Challand
Gastroenterology Directorate, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Plymouth, United Kingdom
JOP 9:512-4. 2008..Patients with peripancreatic arterial obstruction can present with sudden and unexplained clinical deterioration requiring prompt diagnosis and intervention...
- Air following splenic embolization: infection or incidental finding?James Haan
Department of Surgical Critical Care Trauma, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
Am Surg 69:1036-9; discussion 1039-40. 2003..The purpose of this study was to determine if air within areas of splenic infarction is pathologic of infection or rather an incidental finding...
- Indications and complications of splenectomy for children with sickle cell diseaseAhmed H Al-Salem
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Maternity and Children Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
J Pediatr Surg 41:1909-15. 2006..This is a review of our experience in the management of 134 children with SCA who had splenectomy as part of their management at our hospital, with emphasis given to the indications and complications of splenectomy...
- Pathology of brucellosis in bison from Yellowstone National ParkJ C Rhyan
U S Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Services, National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
J Wildl Dis 37:101-9. 2001..The infected 2-wk-old calf had bronchointerstitial pneumonia, focal splenic infarction, and purulent nephritis...
- Splenic infarction after Epstein-Barr virus infection in a patient with hereditary spherocytosisYuhko Suzuki
Department of Hematology, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Sagamihara, Japan
Int J Hematol 85:380-3. 2007We describe the first patient with hereditary spherocytosis (HS) known to have developed splenic infarction following infectious mononucleosis (IM)...
- Spleen preserving laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy with segmental resection of splenic artery in a solid pseudo papillary tumor of the pancreasChang Moo Kang
Department of Surgery, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Hepatogastroenterology 56:1207-10. 2009..She had uneventful postoperative recovery and was discharged on the 6th postoperative day. Follow up Doppler-ultrasound scan showed no evidence of splenic infarction and well-preserved splenic blood flow.
- Relevance of the mTOR signaling pathway in the pathophysiology of splenomegaly in rats with chronic portal hypertensionMarc Mejias
Liver Unit, Institute of Biomedical Research IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, Barcelona, Spain
J Hepatol 52:529-39. 2010..of portal hypertension that, in some cases, can be very prominent and cause symptoms like abdominal pain, splenic infarction, and cytopenia...
- [Clinical features of pseudoaneurysms complicating pancreatitis: single center experience and review of Korean literature]Ji Hyun Kim
Department of Internal Medicine, Inje University College of Medicine, Paik Hospital, Busan, Seoul, Korea
Korean J Gastroenterol 50:108-15. 2007..Pseudoaneurysm is a life-threatening complication of chronic or acute pancreatitis. This study was undertaken to evaluate the clinical features of pseudoaneurysm complicating pancreatitis...
- Splenic and perisplenic involvement in acute pancreatitis: determination of prevalence and morphologic helical CT featuresK J Mortele
Department of Radiology, Health Science Center, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, USA
J Comput Assist Tomogr 25:50-4. 2001..The purpose of this work was to determine the prevalence and morphologic helical CT features of splenic and perisplenic involvement in patients with acute pancreatic inflammatory disease in correlation with the severity of the pancreatitis...
- Normal anatomy and complications after gastric bypass surgery: helical CT findingsJinxing Yu
Department of Radiology, VCUHS MCV Hospitals and Physicians, 401 N 12th Street, Main Hospital, 3rd Floor, PO Box 980615, Richmond, VA 23298 0615, USA
Radiology 231:753-60. 2004..To determine the usefulness and potential pitfalls of helical computed tomography (CT) for depiction of normal anatomy and diagnosis of complications after gastric bypass surgery...
- Predictive factors for platelet increase after partial splenic embolization in liver cirrhosis patientsHiromitsu Hayashi
Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1638-42. 2007..Partial splenic embolization (PSE) is often performed for improving thrombocytopenia in cirrhotic patients. We investigated the largely unclear predictive factors for platelet increase at both 1 month and 1 year after PSE...
- Pathophysiologic considerations for the interactions between obstructive sleep apnea and sickle hemoglobinopathiesKelechi Okoli
St Vincent Mercy Medical Center, 2213 Cherry St, Toledo, OH 43608, United States
Med Hypotheses 72:578-80. 2009..Studies to compare the prevalence of events (splenic infarction and hematuria) in sickle cell trait with and without OSA, as well as their relationship to exposure to ..
- The emergence of a new strain of porcine circovirus-2 in Ontario and Quebec swine and its association with severe porcine circovirus associated disease--2004-2006Susy Carman
Animal Health Laboratory, Laboratory Services Division, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1
Can J Vet Res 72:259-68. 2008..pneumonia, granulomatous enteritis, vasculitis, interstitial nephritis, and new lesions of splenic infarction. Some affected herds had up to 50% mortality...
- [Differential diagnosis and therapy of acute abdomen in sickle cell crisis. A rare case in visceral surgery]C Zülke
Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie, Universitat Regensburg
Zentralbl Chir 125:166-73. 2000..The indication for splenectomy was made following CT-proven complete splenic infarction due to repeated acute squestration...
- [Early diagnosis and successful treatment of catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome complicated by multiple organ failure]Daichi Inoue
Department of Hematology and Clinical Immunology, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan
Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 33:24-30. 2010..Despite the PE, she developed panperitonitis due to multiple intestinal perforation and massive splenic infarction within a week after the admission...
- Spontaneous isolated dissection of the celiac trunk with rupture of the proximal splenic artery: a case reportJ Nordanstig
Department of Surgery, Vascular Unit, Central Hospital of Karlstad, Rosenborgsgatan, Karlstad, Sweden
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 37:194-7. 2009..We present a case with synchronous rupture of the splenic artery causing massive bleeding and demanding urgent surgery. To our knowledge, only 24 previous cases are reported in the literature...
- Distal pancreatectomy with splenic preservation revisitedJ Ruben Rodriguez
Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Surgery 141:619-25. 2007..The purpose of this study was to examine the short-term implications of this operation, comparing it to the outcomes following distal pancreatectomy with splenectomy...
- Improved graft function in liver-transplanted patients after partial splenic embolization: reversal of splenic artery steal syndrome?Rafael Barcena
Services of Liver Gastroenterology, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Madrid, Spain
Clin Transplant 20:517-23. 2006..To describe the functional effect of partial splenic embolization (PSE) in liver-transplanted (LT) patients with hypersplenism and hepatitis C virus (HCV) recurrence...
- Acute occlusion of the celiac axis and its branches with perforation of gastric fundus and splenic infarction, findings on spiral computed tomography: a case reportNikolaos L Kelekis
2nd Department of Radiology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, General University Hospital ATTIKON, Rimini 1str, 12462, Athens, Greece
Cases J 3:82. 2010..spiral CT findings in a case of acute celiac artery occlusion with gastric perforation and total splenic infarction. Spiral CT depicted thrombus in the celiac axis and its branches, stenosis of the superior mesenteric artery,..
- Preoperative proximal splenic artery embolization: a safe and efficacious portal decompression technique that improves the outcome of live donor liver transplantationYuzo Umeda
Gastroenterological Surgery, Transplant and Surgical Oncology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Okayama Shi, Okayama, Japan
Transpl Int 20:947-55. 2007..PSAE was not associated with complications, e.g., splenic infarction, abscess, or portal thrombosis...
- Intermittent hepatic artery antibiotic infusion therapy for pyogenic hepatic abscessM Matoba
Department of Radiology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Kahoku, Ishikawa, Japan
Acta Radiol 45:13-7. 2004..To study the efficacy and problems associated with intermittent hepatic artery antibiotic infusion therapy for pyogenic hepatic abscess...
- Real-time contrast-enhanced ultrasound of the spleen: examination technique and preliminary clinical experienceOrlando Catalano
Dipartimento di Diagnostica per Immagini e Radiologia Interventistica, ASL Na2, Servizio di Radiologia, Ospedale S Maria delle Grazie, Pozzuoli Napoli, Italy
Radiol Med 106:338-56. 2003..To report our preliminary experience in the evaluation of the spleen using a real-time contrast-specific ultrasound module in combination with a second-generation contrast agent...
- [Long-term results of endoscopic histoacryl (N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate) injection for treatment of gastric varices--a 10-year experience]Hyun Soo Joo
Institute for Digestive Research, Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Korean J Gastroenterol 49:320-6. 2007..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term efficacy and safety of the endoscopic injection of Histoacryl for the treatment of gastric varices...
- Early selective angioembolization improves success of nonoperative management of blunt splenic injuryShih Chi Wu
Division of Trauma, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan
Am Surg 73:897-902. 2007..05). SAE was successful to control bleeding in 80 per cent of patients. Partial splenic infarction was noted in all patients after the procedure but it resolved by six months...
- Acute, complete splenic infarction in cancer patient is associated with a fatal outcomeC Gorg
Department of Internal Medicine, Philipps University, Baldingerstrasse, 35043 Marburg, Germany
Abdom Imaging 29:224-7. 2004b>Splenic infarction frequently occurs in patients with myeloproliferative diseases, endocarditis, and sickle cell anemia. Various sonographic patterns of splenic infarction do exist...
- Partial splenic infarction as a complication of laparoscopic floppy nissen fundoplicationTurgut Ipek
Department of General Surgery, Cerrahpasa Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 20:333-7. 2010..However, the terminal branches of splenic vessels can also be ligated during SGV division, resulting in splenic infarction (SI). The aim of this study was to evaluate our results with SI as a complication of laparoscopic floppy NF.
- Therapeutic factors considered according to the preoperative splenic volume for a prolonged increase in platelet count after partial splenic embolization for liver cirrhosisHiromitsu Hayashi
Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Honjo, Kumamoto, Japan
J Gastroenterol 45:554-9. 2010..The purpose of this study was to determine the therapeutic factors based on the preoperative splenic volume for a prolonged increase in platelet counts after PSE...
- Use of the splenic artery for arterial reconstruction in living donor liver transplantationA M Gonzalez
Hospital Beneficencia Portuguesa
Transplant Proc 39:3202-3. 2007..The present study sought to evaluate the possibility of using the splenic artery for arterialization of a living donor liver graft...
- Hepatic ischemia as a complication after correction of post-traumatic gibbus at the thoracolumbar junctionK S von Glinski
San Francisco Residency Program, San Francisco, California, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1040-4. 2000..After surgery, ischemic hepatitis, a perforated gallbladder, and splenic infarction developed secondary to celiac trunk stenosis-a result of cephalad displacement of the celiac trunk and ..
- Complications associated with embolization in the treatment of blunt splenic injuryShih Chi Wu
Division of Trauma, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan, ROC
World J Surg 32:476-82. 2008..Nonoperative management (NOM) of blunt splenic injuries is widely accepted, and the use of splenic artery embolization (SAE) has become a valuable adjunct to NOM. We retrospectively review and discuss the complications derived from SAE...
- Orthotopic liver transplantation in a patient with acute liver failure resulting from aortic dissectionA Skopljanac
Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation Surgery, Clinical Hospital Merkur, Zajceva, Zagreb, Croatia
Transplant Proc 39:3536-7. 2007..He underwent an urgent laparotomy, which revealed a splenic infarction and thrombosis of the celiac artery all the way to the porta hepatis...
- Laparoscopic splenectomy following embolization for blunt traumaKenneth J Ransom
St Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, Ohio 44501 1790, USA
JSLS 12:202-5. 2008..However, splenectomy following embolization may be necessary in patients who continue to bleed or develop splenic infarction with abscess formation.
- Chronic recurring infarction of the spleen: sonographic patterns and complicationsC Gorg
Department of Internal Medicine, Phillips University, Marburg, Germany
Ultraschall Med 24:245-9. 2003b>Splenic infarction is a major problem of splenic pathology but is characterized by a high tendency for complete healing...
- Splenic abscess after splenic artery ligation in living donor liver transplantation: a case reportD Balci
Department of Organ Transplantation, Istanbul Science University, Istanbul, Turkey
Transplant Proc 40:1786-8. 2008..Despite its potentially devastating consequences, splenic infarction following splenic artery ligation has received little attention to date...
- Nonvascular complications in pediatric liver recipients: multidetector computed tomography evaluationN Tutar
Department of Radiology, Transplantation Unit, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Transplant Proc 38:607-10. 2006..perihepatic and intraperitoneal fluid collections (six biloma), colonic and/or intestinal dilatation, splenic infarction, perihepatic hematoma, right adrenal hemorrhage, perihepatic abscess, incisional hernia, intrahepatic biloma ..