Four dogs underwent two thirds partial splenectomy and the remaining spleens were followed up to 6 months by radioisotope studies and finally measured at the time of sacrifice. In this study we showed that the remaining spleens after partial splenectomy did not show any signs of regeneration.
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
From the Department of Pediatric Surgery, Rambam Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. Supported by the Technion VPR Fund, A & E Blum Medical Research Fund. Address reprint requests to Professor J.A. Bar-Maor, MD, FACS, FAAP, Chief Department of Pediatric Surgery, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa 35154, Israel. 9 1988 by Grune & Stratton, Inc. 0022-3468/88/2302-0007503.00/0
- Spleen regeneration
- partial splenectomy