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Challenges in pancreas transplantation

Abstract:

Whole-organ pancreas transplantation, either alone or combined with a kidney transplant, is the only definitive treatment for many patients with type 1 diabetes that restores normal glucose homoeostasis and insulin independence. Pancreas transplantation delays, or potentially prevents, secondary diabetes complications and is associated with improvement in patient survival when compared with either patients remaining on the waiting list or those receiving kidney transplant alone. Pancreas tran...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s00592-016-0865-x

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Sharples, EJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Publisher:
Springer Verlag (Germany) Publisher's website
Journal:
Acta Diabetologica Journal website
Volume:
53
Issue:
6
Pages:
871–878
Publication date:
2016-06-10
Acceptance date:
2016-02-22
DOI:
EISSN:
1432-5233
ISSN:
0940-5429
Pubs id:
pubs:628406
URN:
uri:b1bcf5e3-52e6-420f-8dfd-a2bdafcc6343
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uuid:b1bcf5e3-52e6-420f-8dfd-a2bdafcc6343
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pubs:628406
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English
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