Looking to book a COVID-19 PCR Test? Book Now

Know about Spleen Removal

Medical Treatment:
  • Indications include an enlarged spleen, painful spleen, or hypersplenism
  • Surgery can be considered for spleen removal
  • A minimally invasive alternative is interventional radiological splenic embolisation
  • Consider vaccination for pneumococcal infections, flu, Hemophilus influenzae type b and meningitis C
  • Low dose antibiotics for at least 2 years after removal or in children or in immunocompromised patients