Current and Future Developments in Surgery

Volume: 3

Islet Cell Donation

Author(s): Jill Buss and Amer Rajab

Pp: 160-167 (8)

DOI: 10.2174/9781681087566118030015

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Islet cell transplantation has evolved as a viable alternative to solid organ pancreas transplantation. In this chapter, we review the important donor characteristics and techniques for successful islet cell procurement and transplantation.

Keywords: Islet Cell Donation, Pancreas Transplantation.

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