The influence of spleen size on the distribution of red cells and plasma.

@article{Toghill1972TheIO,
  title={The influence of spleen size on the distribution of red cells and plasma.},
  author={P J Toghill and Sharone Green},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  year={1972},
  volume={25 7},
  pages={570-3}
}
The red cell mass, splenic red cell pool, and plasma volume have been measured in a series of 64 patients with splenomegaly due to haematological disorders. In 45 patients the total blood volume was increased, this being due to expansion of the plasma volume which was closely correlated with spleen size. There was no significant relationship between the red… CONTINUE READING