Quality control for clinical islet transplantation: organ procurement and preservation, the islet processing facility, isolation, and potency tests.

@article{Yamamoto2009QualityCF,
  title={Quality control for clinical islet transplantation: organ procurement and preservation, the islet processing facility, isolation, and potency tests.},
  author={Toshiyuki Yamamoto and Akihiko Horiguchi and Masahiro Ito and Hideo Nagata and Hirohito Ichii and Camillo Ricordi and Shuichi Miyakawa},
  journal={Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={131-6}
}
Pancreatic islet transplantation has become one of the ideal treatments for patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus due to improvements in isolation techniques and immunosuppression regimens. In order to ensure the safety and rights of patients, isolated islets need to meet the criteria for regulation as both a biological product and a drug product. For the constant success of transplantation, therefore, all investigators involved in clinical islet transplantation must strive to ensure the… CONTINUE READING

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