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- adj. Having the spleen removed.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of splenectomize.
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I am not aware of any bad effect of birth-control medicine for women without a spleen or any medicine that's contraindicated for splenectomized people.
In the EU, Nplate is indicated for the treatment of splenectomized adult ITP patients who are refractory to other treatments (e.g. corticosteroids, immunoglobulins).
Nplate may be considered as a second-line treatment for adult non-splenectomized ITP patients for whom surgery is contra-indicated.