Estimation of spleen volume and surface area of the newborns' cadaveric spleen using stereological methods

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Sagiroglu A., ACER N., Ertekin T., Kurtoglu E., COŞKUN A., YILDIRIM A., ...More

FOLIA MORPHOLOGICA, vol.73, no.2, pp.183-192, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 73 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/fm.2014.0027
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.183-192
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The purpose of this study was to compare different techniques for the estimation of spleen volume and surface area using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) images, ultrasonography (USG) images and cadaveric specimen, and to evaluate errors associated with volume estimation techniques based on fluid displacement.