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Islet/stem cell transplantation - what's new?

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Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) affects 345,000 children and adults in the UK and a proportion of these patients develop hypoglycaemia unawareness. This often results in life-threatening episodes of severe hypoglycaemia. Transplantation of isolated islets of Langerhans is a minimally invasive procedure that can restore hypoglycaemia awareness in the majority of patients and has huge potential for reversing T1DM. However, it is not currently available for treating children due to the requireme...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1016/j.paed.2017.01.004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Paediatrics and Child Health Journal website
Volume:
27
Issue:
4
Pages:
181-186
Publication date:
2017-01-30
Acceptance date:
2017-01-01
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EISSN:
1878-206X
ISSN:
1751-7222
Pubs id:
pubs:679714
URN:
uri:c25b768d-a8d0-48c9-b1c0-d28ecc26c744
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uuid:c25b768d-a8d0-48c9-b1c0-d28ecc26c744
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pubs:679714
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4

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