Morphometric study of spleen in iranian cadavers from Razavi-Khorasan Province

Mohammadi, S. and Hedjazi, A. and Sajjadian, M. and Kebriaei, S. M. M. and Naser Ghrobi, N. and Yaghmaei, A. and Moghadam, M. D. and Mohammadi, M. (2016) Morphometric study of spleen in iranian cadavers from Razavi-Khorasan Province. Bangladesh Medical Research Council Bulletin, 42 (2). pp. 61-66.

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Anthropologic parameters of the spleen are important because many diseases present with reduction or enlargement of the spleen. No data exists about the standard dimensions of the normal spleen in Iranian population. Therefore, the objective of the study was to investigate anthropologic parameters of the spleen in Iranian cadavers. In 2014-2015, this cross sectional study was undertaken from the Razavi Khorasan Province of Iran. Iranian cadavers (n=693, 152 female/541 male) with no history of poisoning, drug or alcohol addiction, no gross abnormality and injury of the spleen were included in the study. The length, width and thickness of spleen were measured using a Vernier caliper. The mean values of the demographic data were age= 40.28 ± 20.97 years; weight = 63.68 ± 17.40 kg; height = 160.03 ± 28.45 cm and BMI = 25.03 ± 20.46 kg/m2. The mean values of the spleen length, width, thickness, notch, weight and index in the cadavers were 11.32 ± 3.10 cm, 8.05 ± 2.35 cm, 20.12 ± 9.21 mm, 0.84 ± 1.35, 123.87 ± 82.46 g, and 2.01 ± 1.40, respectively. Accessory spleen was found in five cadavers. The anthropologic parameters of the spleen showed significant difference between males and females except for index of the spleen. Having standard data on the spleen is useful for radiologists, surgeons, anatomists and anthropologists. The results of the study may provide valuable data in the standardization of the anthropologic parameters of the spleen in the Iranian population.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Cited By :2 Export Date: 16 February 2020 CODEN: BMRBD
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anatomic variation Cadaver Spleen accessory spleen adolescent adult aged Article caliper child cross-sectional study demography female human human tissue infant Iran Iranian (citizen) lymphatic parameters male middle aged morphometry newborn physical anthropology sex difference spleen index spleen length spleen thickness spleen weight spleen width splenic notch standardization Vernier caliper very elderly
Subjects: WB Practice of Medicine
Divisions: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: mr lib4 lib4
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2020 08:02
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2020 08:02

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