Surgical Procedures for Nutritional Anemia
Although blood loss from surgery can itself cause iron deficiency anemia, there are no surgical procedures for treating or managing nutritional anemia. Some rare, non-nutritional forms of anemia are treated, or even cured, by ]]>surgical removal of the spleen]]> .
American Association of Blood Banks website. Available at: http://www.aabb.org/content .
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine . 16th ed. McGraw-Hill; 2004.
Last reviewed June 2008 by ]]>Jill D. Landis, MD]]>
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