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After Your Spleen Has Been Removed: What You Need to …

Although your risk of infection is highest in the first two years after splenectomy, it stays high for the rest of your life. With no spleen, the risk of a severe infection is about the same as
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Splenectomy: Infectious Complications
Overwhelming post-splenectomy infection (OPSI); Postsplenectomy Sepsis OPSI is defined as septicaemia, meningitis, or pneumonia occurring post splenectomy [1]. The …
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Detection, Education and Management of the Asplenic or …

Table 3 2, 3, 5, 6, 14 outlines the principles for the management of persons at risk for post-splenectomy infection. These measures fall under the broad categories of immunoprophylaxis, antibiotic
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Spleen disorders: Care after the removal of the spleen …

Your spleen is important for your body’s defence against germs, when your spleen is removed or doesn’t work properly you are at higher risk of infection. This is very important as, although these infections do not happen very often, they can be life-threatening.
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Risk of infection and death among post-splenectomy …

OBJECTIVES The true incidence of post-splenectomy sepsis remains undetermined. METHODS An English literature review on post-splenectomy sepsis was undertaken by means of databases of MEDLINE for the period 1966-96. The data registered included age at splenectomy, indication for splenectomy, incidence of infection and death, interval between splenectomy and infection, and …
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Special Feature: Prevention of Overwhelming Post …

There are no robust population-based epidemiological studies of post-splenectomy infection. The available information is further complicated by the fact that studies employ different definitions of serious infection, include different patient populations (surgical splenectomy vs asplenia of any cause) and may precede introduction of the current pneumococcal vaccine.
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Francke EL, Neu HC: Post splenectomy infection. Surg Clin North Am. 1981, 61:135-155. 10.1016/s0039-6109(16)42339-x Taniguchi LU, Correia MD, Zampieri FG: Overwhelming post-splenectomy infection: narrative review of the literature. Surg Infect (Larchmt
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Splenectomy (Spleen Removal): Complications, Recovery, …

They are referred to as overwhelming post-splenectomy infections, or OPSI. Such infections cause death in almost 50% of cases. Children under age 5 and people who have had their spleen removed in
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Splenectomy vaccination and Antimicrobial Prophylaxis (Adult …

· PDF 檔案Prevention of Overwhelming Post-Splenectomy Infection(OPSI) Consensus guidelines appropriate to the Australian setting were published in 2008 [5] and updated in 2017 [6]. Recommended strategies to prevent OPSI include vaccination, the use of preventive and
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What Are the After-Effects of Spleen Removal?
Reasons for surgical removal, or splenectomy, include trauma, liver disease, infection, blood diseases and cancer. The liver, lymph glands and other parts of the body may be able to almost entirely compensate for the loss of the spleen.
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[PDF] Overwhelming post-splenectomy infection with …

· A case of overwhelming post-splenectomy infection is described. This occurred 10 years after splenectomy in an otherwise normal male adult. The infecting organism, β-haemolytic Streptococcus Group B, is usually of low pathogenicity, but in this case caused profound hypotension, jaundice and the shock lung syndrome. Overwhelming post-splenectomy infection with this organism has not …
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Overwhelming post-splenectomy infection
Overwhelming post-splenectomy infection: | An |overwhelming post-splenectomy infection| (|OPSI|) is a rare but rapidly fatal Strepto World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection
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Post-splenectomy syndrome: MedlinePlus Medical …

· Post-splenectomy syndrome can occur after surgery to remove the spleen. It consists of a group of symptoms and signs such as: A.D.A.M., Inc. is accredited by URAC, for Health Content Provider (www.urac.org).URAC’s accreditation program is an independent audit to verify that A.D.A.M. follows rigorous standards of quality and accountability.
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Invasive Group B Streptococcal Infection with Toxic …

Finnegan et al reported a case of overwhelming post-splenectomy infection (OPSI) with GBS which occurred 10 years post splenectomy in an otherwise normal male adult []. Toxic shock-like syndrome is an acute, multisystem, toxin-mediated infection, resulting in shock and multiorgan dysfunction.
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Prevention of infection in patients with impaired …

· Bisharat N, Omari H, Lavi I, Raz R. Risk of infection and death among post-splenectomy patients. J Infect 2001; 43:182. Styrt B. Infection associated with asplenia: risks, mechanisms, and prevention. Am J Med 1990; 88:33N. van Deursen AMM, van Houten MA
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Postsplenektomie-Syndrom – Wikipedia

Das Postsplenektomie-Syndrom (OPSI-Syndrom, engl. overwhelming postsplenectomy infection syndrome) ist eine besonders schwere Verlaufsform einer bakteriellen Infektion nach einer operativen Entfernung der Milz (Splenektomie).
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Preventing infections in children and adults with asplenia …

Risk of infection and death among post-splenectomy patients. J Infect. 2001; 43 (3): 182-186. Google Scholar Crossref Search ADS PubMed 26. Rankine-Mullings AE, Owusu-Ofori S. Prophylactic antibiotics for preventing pneumococcal infection in children with.