Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation and living related donor renal transplantation in patients with diabetes: is there a difference in survival?

@article{Rayhill2000SimultaneousPT,
  title={Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation and living related donor renal transplantation in patients with diabetes: is there a difference in survival?},
  author={Stephen C. Rayhill and Anthony M D'alessandro and Jon S Odorico and Stuart J Knechtle and John D. Pirsch and Dennis M. Heisey and Allan D. Kirk and Willem J van der Werf and Hans W Sollinger},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={231 3},
  pages={417-23}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the outcome of simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation (SPK) and living related donor renal transplantation (LRD) in patients with diabetes. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA It remains unanswered whether diabetic patients with end-stage renal failure are better served by LRD or SPK. METHODS Using a longitudinal database, data from all diabetic patients receiving LRD or cadaveric renal transplants or SPKs from January 1986 through January 1996 were analyzed. Patient and… CONTINUE READING

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