Pancreas retransplantation or islet transplantation?
Part of the
Transplantation and Clinical Immunology
book series (TRAC, volume 29)
Islet transplantation can be considered an alternative to pancreas transplantation in two cases: simultaneous islet-kidney transplantation in uremic diabetic patients previously submitted to kidney-pancreas transplantation, who eventually lost the function of the two grafts, and diabetic patients who received kidney transplantation alone.
KeywordsDiabetic Patient Kidney Transplantation Islet Transplantation Pancreas Transplantation Islet Preparation
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