The clinical course of a 37-year old female patient with chronic pancreatitis undergoing total duodenopancreatectomy and subsequent autotransplantation of purified pancreatic islets into the portal vein is described. The indication, technical aspects and the metabolic outcome of the procedure are discussed along with the current literature.
|Translated title of the contribution||Indications for islet cell transplantation after total duodenopancreatectomy in chronic pancreatitis|
|Pages (from-to)||312-316; discussion 316|
|Journal||Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift für alle Gebiete der operativen Medizen|
|State||Published - Apr 1994|