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Digestive Disorders

Pancreas transplantation

02/08/2008

Question:

I currently have type 1 diabetes and am researching pancreas transplantation. What are the qualifications for this type of surgery?

Answer:

Usually end organ dysfunction (like renal failure, vision problems, neuropathy, etc...) that is due to diabetes.

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Response by:

Syed A Ahmad, MD Syed A Ahmad, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati