Long-term results after pancreas transplantation.

@article{Sutherland2007LongtermRA,
  title={Long-term results after pancreas transplantation.},
  author={David E. R. Sutherland and A C Gruessner},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  year={2007},
  volume={39 7},
  pages={2323-5}
}
With the advances in technique and immunosupression, not only the short- but the long-term outcomes of pancreas transplantation have improved significantly. This retrospective study describes the long-term outcomes of simultaneous pancreas and kidney (SPK) transplants, pancreas after kidney (PAK), and pancreas transplants alone (PTA). An overall analysis was performed for all deceased donor (DD) primary pancreas transplants performed in the United States between 1988 and 1999. In addition, the… CONTINUE READING