Neuropathy profile of diabetic patients in a pancreas transplantation program.

@article{Kennedy1995NeuropathyPO,
  title={Neuropathy profile of diabetic patients in a pancreas transplantation program.},
  author={William Robert Kennedy and Xavier Navarro and D E Sutherland},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1995},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={
          773-80
        }
}
We describe the results of extensive neurologic evaluation of 290 patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus who came to our institution as potential recipients of a pancreas transplant. Large nerve fibers were evaluated by motor and sensory nerve conduction, small sensory fibers by thermal sensation thresholds, vagal and vasomotor functions by cardiovascular reflexes, and sympathetic sudomotor fibers by silicone imprints and evaporimetry. A scored anamnesis revealed symptoms of… CONTINUE READING

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