Posts Tagged ‘diabetes mellitus type I’

August 14, 2011

The Impact of Pancreas Transplantation on Kidney Allograft Survival


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Pancreas-after-kidney (PAK) transplantation optimizes the use of living-donor kidneys and addresses the problems of both type I diabetes and end-stage renal disease. However, there are concerns about requiring patients to undergo two operations, as well as the impact that the more intense immunosuppression early post-pancreas transplant may have on renal allograft function. This registry study […]

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June 17, 2011

Outcomes of Simultaneous Pancreas-Kidney Transplantation in Type 2 Diabetic Recipients


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Pancreas transplantation has traditionally been reserved for patients with type I diabetes, due to the belief that the insulin resistance seen in type II diabetes would not allow patients to come off exogenous insulin. In this analysis of US registry day, 9% of kidney-pancreas transplants went to patients with type II diabetes, and rates of […]

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