Impact of adverse pancreatic injury at surgical procurement upon islet isolation outcome.

@article{Andres2014ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of adverse pancreatic injury at surgical procurement upon islet isolation outcome.},
  author={Axel Andres and Tatsuya Kin and Doug O'Gorman and David L Bigam and Norman N. Kneteman and Peter Senior and A. M. James Shapiro},
  journal={Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation},
  year={2014},
  volume={27 11},
  pages={
          1135-42
        }
}
The consequence of a pancreas injury during the procurement for islet isolation purpose is unknown. The goal of this work was to assess the injuries of the pancreata procured for islet isolation, and to determine their effect on the islet yield. Between January 2007 and October 2013, we prospectively documented every injury of the pancreata processed in our centre for islet isolation. Injuries involving the main duct were classified as major, the others as minor. Donors' characteristics and… CONTINUE READING

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