Results from the inaugural year of the Collaborative Islet Transplant Registry.

@article{Close2005ResultsFT,
  title={Results from the inaugural year of the Collaborative Islet Transplant Registry.},
  author={Nathan Close and Bernhard J. Hering and Thomas L. Eggerman},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={1305-8}
}
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) established the Collaborative Islet Transplant Registry (CITR) in September 2001. In its inaugural year, CITR represents the efforts of 12 collaborating North American islet transplant centers reporting 86 islet transplant recipients' data (1999-2003) and 173 processed pancreata leading to 158 infusion procedures. Recipient median age was 42.2 years, duration of diabetes was 30 years, and over 66% of the recipients… CONTINUE READING