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Pancreas Transplants

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

Pancreas transplantation (PTX) is a surgical procedure in which a pancreas from a cadaveric donor is placed in the body of the recipient. It is most often performed as a whole organ transplant (with a portion of accompanying duodenum).

Pancreas allograft

Patients with Type I Diabetes Mellitus and advanced chronic renal failure or who are on dialysis are candidates for pancreas transplantation, often in combination with a kidney transplant.

Type I diabetic patients who have previously received a kidney transplant may be accepted for pancreas transplantation.

For the patient with type 1 diabetes, there are several transplant options:

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USC Hepatobiliary, Pancreas and
Abdominal Organ Transplant

1510 San Pablo Street
HCC I, Suite 514
Los Angeles, CA 90033-4612

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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