Pancreas transplant alone has beneficial effects on retinopathy in type 1 diabetic patients


The effects of successful pancreas transplant alone (PTA) on chronic complications of diabetes, in particular diabetic retinopathy, remain disputed. We prospectively studied the course of diabetic retinopathy in PTA recipients and in non-transplanted (non-PTA) type 1 diabetic patients. The PTA and non-PTA groups consisted respectively of 33 (follow-up: 30… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00125-006-0463-5

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