Advances and Challenges in Islet Transplantation: Islet Procurement Rates and Lessons Learned from Suboptimal Islet Transplantation

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Plesner, Annette ; Verchere, C. Bruce (2011)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Journal of Transplantation, volume 2,011 (issn: 2090-0007, eissn: 2090-0015)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3253477, doi: 10.1155/2011/979527
  • Subject: Review Article | RD1-811 | Article Subject | Surgery
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system | endocrine system diseases

The initial step in successful islet transplantation is procurement of healthy donor islets. Given the limited number of donor pancreata selected for islet isolation and that islets from multiple donors are typically required to obtain insulin independence, it is critic... View more
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