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Pancreas Transplants

Simultaneous Pancreas and Kidney Transplant

Pancreas Transplants:  Simultaneous Pancreas & Kidney | Pancreas After Kidney | Pancreas Alone

Simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplant (SPK) is a transplant procedure where both a kidney and the pancreas are transplanted at the same time from a cadaveric donor. For those suffering from Type I diabetes and renal failure, this procedure allows freedom from dialysis and insulin dependency. The procedure takes approximately five to eight hours for both organs together, and most patients are hospitalized for one to two weeks.

MRI demonstrating allograft kidney on the patient's left and pancreas on the right.

 

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USC Hepatobiliary, Pancreas and
Abdominal Organ Transplant

1450 San Pablo Street
Healthcare Consultation Center 4
Suite 6200
Los Angeles, CA 90089

For Liver, Pancreas & Bile Duct Surgery,
please call (323) 442-7172
Fax: (323) 442-7173

For Organ Transplant Information,
please call (323) 442-5908

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