Kidney-pancreas transplantation. The effect of portal versus systemic venous drainage of the pancreas on the lipoprotein composition.

@article{Hughes1995KidneypancreasTT,
  title={Kidney-pancreas transplantation. The effect of portal versus systemic venous drainage of the pancreas on the lipoprotein composition.},
  author={Thomas A. Hughes and A Osama Gaber and Hamid Amiri and Xian Wang and D S Elmer and Rebecca P Winsett and Donna K Hathaway and Sinead M T Hughes},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={1995},
  volume={60 12},
  pages={1406-12}
}
We have previously shown that both kidney-alone and combined kidney-pancreas transplantation lower VLDL and IDL apoB while increasing LDL apoB, apoA-I, and HDL free cholesterol (FC). In this report, we analyze the lipoproteins of 31 patients who have undergone combined kidney-pancreas transplantation. Systemic venous drainage of the pancreas was utilized in… CONTINUE READING