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 splenectomy (removal of the spleen).
- Reviewer: Marcin Chwistek, MD
- Review Date: 09/2016 -
- Update Date: 09/17/2014 -