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Ludwig, B.* ; Ludwig, S.* ; Steffen, A.* ; Saeger, H.-D.* ; Bornstein, S.R.*

Islet versus pancreas transplantation in type 1 diabetes: Competitive or complementary?

Curr. Diab. Rep. 10, 506-511 (2010)
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Whole organ pancreas and pancreatic islet transplantation are currently the only forms of clinically available β-cell replacement. Both therapeutic options can provide good glycemic control and prevention or stabilization of diabetic complications, but at the price of permanent immunosuppression. Therefore, the indication for transplantation of type 1 diabetes patients must be balanced carefully and should be restricted to a subgroup of patients with extreme lability of metabolic control and frequent hypoglycemia despite optimal medical therapy.
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Publikationstyp Artikel: Journalartikel
Dokumenttyp Wissenschaftlicher Artikel
ISSN (print) / ISBN 1534-4827
e-ISSN 1539-0829
Quellenangaben Band: 10, Heft: 6, Seiten: 506-511 Artikelnummer: , Supplement: ,
Verlag Springer
Verlagsort Heidelberg [u.a.]
Begutachtungsstatus Peer reviewed
Institut(e) Institute for Pancreatic Beta Cell Research (IPI)