Il trapianto di pancreas: Indicazioni e risultati

Translated title of the contribution: Pancreas transplantation: Indications

V. Di Carlo, M. Cristallo, E. Orsenigo, C. Socci, R. Castoldi, L. Invernizzi

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IDDM is a chronic degenerative disease that is responsible of long-term complications, in particular the coronary artery disease and nephropathy, that have a high incidence of mortality. Presently, pancreatic transplantation (PT) is the only reliable treatment that effects consistent euglycemia. One of the key elements of a successful for pancreas transplant is the patient selection. Three major duct management techniques in pancreas transplantation are currently used: polymer duct obstruction (DO), bladder diversion (BD), and enteric diversion (ED). Thrombosis and pancreas exocrine secretions related complications are, essentially, the main problems.

Translated title of the contributionPancreas transplantation: Indications
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)139-151
Number of pages13
JournalArgomenti di Gastroenterologia Clinica
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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