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Kidney & Pancreas Transplant

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About Kidney & Pancreas Transplant

Kidney transplantation is the treatment of choice for most patients with end-stage renal disease, and pancreas transplantation is the only treatment for type 1 diabetes mellitus that can induce insulin-independent normoglycemia. The major challenges in this and the next decade are to: make available more organs for transplantation through maximization of the donor pool; design more effective and less toxic immunosuppressive regimens; and extend long-term survival.