Published in Hepatitis Weekly, October 1st, 2001
Doctors in Tokyo, Japan, who noticed this problem in one of their patients, have explored the relationship further and found a significant association between partial or total liver removal called hepatectomy, and spleen malfunction in patients with chronic hepatitis, liver cirrhosis, or preoperative splenomegaly. Patients without the two liver problems do not appear to experience splenic disorders to the same extent, according to the doctors.
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