Preoperative evaluation of pancreatic transplant recipients

R. M. Dickerman, Philip Raskin, W. J. Fry, B. A. Elick

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Abstract

The reversal of hyperglycemia following pancreatic transplantation may correct the complications of coma and ketoacidosis in diabetic patients, but further investigation must be undertaken to evaluate the long-term metabolic effects of this surgery. In the interest of determining whether or not pancreatic transplantation can prevent or reverse the microvascular changes occurring with routine insulin therapy, we have defined certain preoperative criteria to serve as a comparison for postoperative evaluation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8-10
Number of pages3
JournalTransplantation Proceedings
Volume12
Issue number4 Suppl. 2
StatePublished - Dec 1 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Transplantation

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