The value of prophylactic vaccinations and antibiotic treatment in post-splenectomy patients: a review

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Lammers, Jolanda (2012)
  • Publisher: Dove Press
  • Journal: Transplant Research and Risk Management (issn: 1179-1616)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2147/TRRM.S25198
  • Subject: R | R5-920 | R723-726 | Medicine (General) | Medicine | Transplant Research and Risk Management | Medical philosophy. Medical ethics | General works | R5-130.5

AJ Jolanda LammersDepartment of Infectious diseases, Tropical Medicine and AIDS, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The NetherlandsAbstract: Although spleen preservation surgery and non-operative management are first-line treatment options, total splenectomy is frequen... View more
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