Assessment of neutrophil apoptosis ex vivo in hepatosplenic patients with neutropenia pre and post splenectomy.

@article{Aref2003AssessmentON,
  title={Assessment of neutrophil apoptosis ex vivo in hepatosplenic patients with neutropenia pre and post splenectomy.},
  author={Salah E Aref and Lotfy A Mahmoud and M F El Refie and Mohamed Abdel Wahab and N Abou Samara},
  journal={Hematology},
  year={2003},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={265-72}
}
UNLABELLED The pathophysiology of neutropenia seen in patients with schistosomiasis or hepatitis C infection that complicates the course of liver disease is poorly understood. We evaluated the neutrophil apoptosis before and after splenectomy to clarify the role of apoptosis and splenomegaly in the occurrence of neutropenia. Neutrophils were isolated from… CONTINUE READING