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Pancreas transplant: A pancreas transplant is surgery to place the pancreas and some of the small intestine from a clinically brain dead donor into the lower abdomen of a patient with poorly managed type I diabetes.
These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Pancreas transplant:
These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Pancreas transplant:
Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Pancreas transplant may include these surgeries:
These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Pancreas transplant may include:
Possible surgical complications of Pancreas transplant may include:
The prognosis for a good medical outcome: A transplanted pancreas continues to function in about half of patients after five years. The results are better for patients receiving the pancreas and a kidney from the donor.
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