Combined pancreas and kidney transplantation improves survival in patients with end-stage diabetic nephropathy.


The purpose of this study was to find out whether prolonged normoglycemia, as achieved by a successful pancreas transplantation, can improve survival in patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. A retrospective analysis of actual 10-yr patient survival rates was done for all renal graft recipients who were given transplants more than 10 yr ago but… (More)


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