Splenectomy & infection

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Clinical Trials



Splenectomy sequelae: an analysis of infectious outcomes among adults in Victoria.
Dendle C
, Sundararajan V, Spelman T, Jolley D, Woolley I.
Med J Aust. 2012 May 24;196(9):582-6.
PMID: 22621150 [PubMed – in process]

Splenectomy Associated Changes in IgM Memory B Cells in an Adult Spleen Registry Cohort.
Cameron PU, Jones P, Gorniak M, Dunster K, Paul E, Lewin S, Woolley I, Spelman D.
PLoS One. 2011;6(8):e23164. Epub 2011 Aug 4.
PMID: 21829713 [PubMed – in process] Free PMC Article

The Influence of Splenectomy on the Infectious Complications and Outcomes of people With HIV: Marked, Sustained Elevation in Risk of Severe Infection With Bacteria Including Streptococcus pneumoniae.
Polizzotto MN, Jones P, Cameron PU, Spelman D, Woolley IJ.
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010 Nov 1;55(3):e24-e26. No abstract available.
PMID: 20948385 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Spleen registry may help reduce the incidence of overwhelming postsplenectomy infection in Victoria.
Denholm JT, Jones PA, Spelman DW, Cameron PU, Woolley IJ.
Med J Aust. 2010 Jan 4;192(1):49-50. No abstract available.
PMID: 20047550 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Postsplenectomy infection – strategies for prevention in general practice.
Jones P, Leder K, Woolley I, Cameron P, Cheng A, Spelman D.
Aust Fam Physician. 2010 Jun;39(6):383-6.
PMID: 20628676 [PubMed – in process]Free Article

Re: Published article–Patient knowledge of the risks of post-splenectomy sepsis ANZ J. Surg. 2008; 78: 867-70.
Jones P, Leder K, Woolley IJ, Cameron P, Spelman D.
ANZ J Surg. 2009 Nov;79(11):854-6. No abstract available. Erratum in: ANZ J Surg. 2010 May;80(5):384.
PMID: 20078541 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Guidelines for the prevention of sepsis in asplenic and hyposplenic patients.
Spelman D, Buttery J, Daley A, Isaacs D, Jennens I, Kakakios A, Lawrence R, Roberts S, Torda A, Watson DA, Woolley I, Anderson T, Street A; Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases.
Intern Med J. 2008 May;38(5):349-56. Epub 2008 Feb 14. Review.
PMID: 18284463 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE

Adherence to guidelines for prevention of postsplenectomy sepsis. Age and sex are risk factors: a five-year retrospective review.
Kotsanas D, Al-Souffi MH, Waxman BP, King RW, Polkinghorne KR, Woolley IJ.
ANZ J Surg. 2006 Jul;76(7):542-7.
PMID: 16813615 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]