The fasciovascular flap: a new vehicle for islet transplantation.


In order to determine whether pancreatic islets could be neovascularized by a fasciovascular flap (FVP), islet transplant studies were conducted in Lewis rats. Islets from two donors were isolated by collagenase digestion and discontinuous gradient centrifugation on Ficoll. These islets were injected in syngeneic recipients either into random groin SC fat… (More)


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