Published in Diabetes Week, February 17th, 2003
According to recent research from Sweden, "pancreatic islets are avascular immediately after transplantation. Although the islets are rapidly revascularized, it is uncertain whether the revascularization produces an adequate oxygenation of the transplanted islet tissue. We measured pO2 , blood flow, and vascular density in mouse or human islets 1 month after transplantation to nude mice."
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