The Long Road to Pancreatic Islet Transplantation

Hardy, Mark A.; Witkowski, Piotr; Sondermeijer, Hugo; Harris, Paul
April 2010
World Journal of Surgery;Apr2010, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p625
Academic Journal
The article discusses the effort that led to the establishment of the Pancreatic Islet Transplantation Program. Doctor Eric Rose provided significant contribution. Rose laid the foundation of the largest heart transplant program in the world. Steroid-free protocol for clinical pancreatic islet transplantation was introduced in 2001. The article describes the details of experiment and research related to islet transplantation.


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