Platelet aggregability after splenectomy in patients with normosplenism and hypersplenism.

@article{Nagasue1978PlateletAA,
  title={Platelet aggregability after splenectomy in patients with normosplenism and hypersplenism.},
  author={Naofumi Nagasue and Kiyoshi Inokuchi and Michiya Kobayashi and Ryoichi Kanashima},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={1978},
  volume={136 2},
  pages={
          260-4
        }
}
The relationship between platelet count and aggregability was serially evaluated after splenectomy in patients with normosplenism and hypersplenism, and the results were compared with those found in patients undergoing only upper abdominal surgery. The preoperative count and aggregability of platelets were significantly suppressed in patients with cirrhosis of the liver, idiopathic portal hypertension, and prehepatic portal obstruction. However, the platelet aggregability of these patients… CONTINUE READING