[Frontiers in Bioscience 2, e34-40, August 1, 1997]
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PANCREAS TRANSPLANTATION: INDICATIONS, CLINICAL MANAGEMENT, AND OUTCOMES

John P. Leone, MD, PhD1, Abhinav Humar1 , Rainer W. G. Gruessner, MD, PhD2, and David E.R. Sutherland, MD3

1Transplant Fellow, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2Professor & Chief, Section of Pancreatic Transplantation, Department of Surgery University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 3Professor & Chief, Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Received 6/15/97; Accepted 6/23/97; On-line 7/25/97

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Abstract
2. Introduction
3. Indications
4. Organ availability and contraindications to donation
5. Surgical advances
6. Immunosuppression & monitoring
7. Patient & graft survival
8. Quality of life
9. Effects on complications of diabetes
10. Complications
11. References
12. Entire manuscript

Keywords: Transplantation of pancreas, Human, Clinical management, Surgery, Indications, Complications, Review