The pancreas as an islet transplantation site. Confirmation in a syngeneic rodent and canine autotransplant model.

@article{Stagner2007ThePA,
  title={The pancreas as an islet transplantation site. Confirmation in a syngeneic rodent and canine autotransplant model.},
  author={John I. Stagner and Horacio L. Rodriguez Rilo and Karen K White},
  journal={JOP : Journal of the pancreas},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={628-36}
}
CONTEXT The availability of islet transplantation is limited by both the number of donor pancreata and the number of islets required for successful transplantation. There is evidence that the liver presents a less than optimal environment for islets that contributes to short- and long-term beta cell destruction or failure. OBJECTIVE It is our hypothesis that the pancreas is a suitable transplant site and may require fewer islets than standard sites such as the liver or kidney, and could lead… CONTINUE READING
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