[A promising alternative for the treatment of type I diabetes. The implantable insulin pump].

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Recent improvements in miniaturization of implantable pumps and the ability of their control by tele transmission allowed implantation of autonomous pumps which administer insulin into the peritoneal cavity. Fifty-six patients with diabetes mellitus underwent implantation of 66 pumps with a mean function life of 21.8 months per patient. No patient died to… (More)

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@article{Marescaux1993APA, title={[A promising alternative for the treatment of type I diabetes. The implantable insulin pump].}, author={Jacques Marescaux and Michel Vix and Didier Mutter and Nathalie Jeandidier and Sophie Boivin and Michel Pinget}, journal={Chirurgie; memoires de l'Academie de chirurgie}, year={1993}, volume={119 9}, pages={579-84; discussion 584-5} }