Evolving surgical strategies for pancreas transplantation.


Pancreas transplant has become a reliably predictable treatment and cure for patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and hypoglycemic unawareness or renal failure. During the past 2 years, the use of enteric drainage has been shown to decrease morbidity over traditional bladder drainage, and the use of the portal system for venous drainage continues to be… (More)


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