Partial experimental autotransplantation of the spleen.

G. Bornemisza, E. Tarsoly, I. Mikó, J. Hajdú

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Abstract

The authors performed autotransplantation of the spleen in 45 dogs. They found that, the pieces of the transplanted spleen underwent necrosis, but new malphigian bodies formed on their surface. These latter took over the sepsis-inhibiting function of the spleen. Thus the grafting of spleen can be useful and worth doing. Spleen should be transplanted in thin slices since in case of a larger piece they may necrotize and give rise to abscesses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)79-86
Number of pages8
JournalActa Chirurgica Hungarica
Volume27
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1986

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Bornemisza, G., Tarsoly, E., Mikó, I., & Hajdú, J. (1986). Partial experimental autotransplantation of the spleen. Acta Chirurgica Hungarica, 27(2), 79-86.