Estimating the benefits of solitary pancreas transplantation in nonuremic patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a theoretical analysis.

@article{Kiberd2000EstimatingTB,
  title={Estimating the benefits of solitary pancreas transplantation in nonuremic patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a theoretical analysis.},
  author={Bryce A. Kiberd and Tim Larson},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2000},
  volume={70 7},
  pages={1121-7}
}
BACKGROUND The goal of early pancreas transplantation in type 1 diabetes mellitus is to achieve euglycemia and thereby prevent the renal, retinal, and vascular complications of this disease. The purpose of this analysis was to examine the conditions and assumptions that would make early solitary pancreas a viable therapeutic option. METHODS A Markov model was constructed to compare outcomes for patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and early overt nephropathy assigned to either standard… CONTINUE READING

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