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Islet Cell Transplantation - Type 1 Diabetes - About.com
Islet cell transplantation involves transferring the islet cells from the pancreas of a deceased donor to the person with diabetes. Before they are placed in the ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/diabetesresearch/a/ilset_transplant.htm
What Is the Pancreas, and What Does It Do? - Type 1 Diabetes
Jun 10, 2014 ... Pancreas transplants are currently available, but due to the limited number of donors, this procedure is usually only for those seriously ill from ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/type1diabetesbasics/p/What-Is-The-Pancreas.htm
What Is Type 1 Diabetes? - About.com
The closest we come to a cure for type 1 diabetes is a pancreas transplant. But this is risky surgery and those who receive transplants must take potent drugs for  ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/type1diabetesbasics/a/type1basics.htm
Organ Transplant Surgery Preparation - About.com
Jun 30, 2014 ... In fact, uncontrolled diabetes can lead to kidney damage, so a pancreas transplant may actually prevent the need for a kidney transplant in the ...
http://surgery.about.com/od/proceduresaz/a/OrganTransplant.htm
Brittle - Type 2 Diabetes - About.com
May 20, 2014 ... Selected patients with severe degrees of brittle diabetes may consider isolated islet transplant or pancreas transplant. While promising ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/preventingcomplications/a/brittle_2.htm
What is the Pancreas - Surgery - About.com
Nov 1, 2012 ... Find out what the pancreas does, where it is and why it is so important. ... a Type 1 Diabetic, is on the waiting list for a pancreas transplant. Ads.
http://surgery.about.com/od/glossaryofsurgicalterms/g/PancreasInfo.htm
Immunology and Transplants - Thyroid Disease - About.com
Immunology and Transplants / Understanding the Immune System, a comprehensive ... have succeeded in transplanting the heart, lungs, liver and pancreas.
http://thyroid.about.com/library/immune/blimm25.htm
The History of Surgery Timeline - About.com
May 19, 2014 ... 1966 - First successful pancreas transplant. 1967 - First successful liver transplant. 1967 - First heart transplant surgery performed, by South ...
http://surgery.about.com/od/surgeryinthemedia/a/HistoryOfSurgeryTimeline.htm
Lung Transplant for the Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis
When damage from cystic fibrosis is severe, lung transplantation becomes a ... You will still have the CFTR mutation in other tissues, such as your pancreas and  ...
http://cysticfibrosis.about.com/od/treatment/a/lung_transplant.htm
Diabetes - type 1 - Health Topics A-Z - About.com
May 5, 2009 ... In type 1 diabetes, the pancreas does not produce insulin. ..... Pancreas transplantation may eventually be recommended for patients who ...
http://adam.about.com/reports/Diabetes-type-1.htm
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