A prospective comparison of simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplantation with systemic-enteric versus portal-enteric drainage.

@article{Stratta2001APC,
  title={A prospective comparison of simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplantation with systemic-enteric versus portal-enteric drainage.},
  author={Robert J Stratta and M. Hosein Shokouh-Amiri and Maria Francesca Egidi and Hani P. Grewal and A Tarik Kizilisik and Nosratollah Nezakatgoo and Lillian W. Gaber and A Osama Gaber},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={233 6},
  pages={740-51}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare pancreas transplantation with systemic-enteric (SE) versus portal-enteric (PE) drainage in a prospective fashion. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA To improve the physiology of pancreas transplantation, the authors developed a new technique of portal venous delivery of insulin and enteric drainage of the exocrine secretions. METHODS During a 26-month period, the authors prospectively alternated 54 consecutive simultaneous kidney and pancreas transplants to either SE (n = 27) or… CONTINUE READING

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