Chapter 9

Organ Specific Considerations: Pancreas and Kidney

Iyore James, Ashraf El-Hinnawi and Amer Rajab

Abstract

Pancreas transplantation is experiencing a resurgence in interest as one of the last frontiers in multiorgan transplantation. Most commonly performed in combination with kidney transplantation, this chapter reviews key aspects of donor assessment as well as preservation and anatomic recovery to enhance success of these procedures. Pancreas transplantation in Donation after cardiac death is also reviewed as an evolving potential source of organs in this field.

Total Pages: 116-124 (9)

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