End-stage cystic fibrosis: improved diabetes control 2 years after successful isolated pancreatic cell and double-lung transplantation.

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Over a period of years, insulin-dependent diabetes and respiratory insufficiency developed in a 35-year-old patient with end-stage cystic fibrosis. After waiting more than 4 years while receiving maintenance treatment with continuous liquid O2 and nasal ventilation, the patient underwent double-lung and pancreatic islet cell transplantation. Subsequently… (More)

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@article{Tschopp1997EndstageCF, title={End-stage cystic fibrosis: improved diabetes control 2 years after successful isolated pancreatic cell and double-lung transplantation.}, author={J. -M. Tschopp and Martin H. Brutsche and J G Frey and Anastase Spiliopoulos and Laurent Pierre Nicod and Thierrry Rochat and P H Morel}, journal={Chest}, year={1997}, volume={112 6}, pages={1685-7} }