Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, July 20th, 2006
According to a report from Germany, "The long-term normalization of glucose metabolism - a prerequisite for the prevention of secondary complications in patients with diabetes mellitus - is only possible by transplantation of a whole pancreas or a reasonable number of islets. An absolute indication for pancreas grafting is given in type 1 diabetic patients with end-stage renal disease. The one-year survival after simultaneous kidney/pancreas transplantation is, according to the international registry, 94-100% for patients, 89-92% for kidneys, and 85-87%...
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