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International trial of the Edmonton protocol for islet transplantation

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Shapiro, A M James
Ricordi, Camillo
Hering, Bernhard J
Auchincloss, Hugh
Lindblad, Robert
Robertson, R Paul
Secchi, Antonio
Brendel, Mathias D
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Published in New England Journal of Medicine. 2006, vol. 355, no. 13, p. 1318-30
Abstract Islet transplantation offers the potential to improve glycemic control in a subgroup of patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus who are disabled by refractory hypoglycemia. We conducted an international, multicenter trial to explore the feasibility and reproducibility of islet transplantation with the use of a single common protocol (the Edmonton protocol).
Keywords AdultBlood Glucose/metabolismC-Peptide/bloodDiabetes Mellitus, Type 1/blood/therapyFeasibility StudiesFollow-Up StudiesHumansHypoglycemic Agents/therapeutic useImmunosuppressive Agents/adverse effects/therapeutic useInfusions, IntravenousInsulin/secretion/therapeutic useIslets of Langerhans Transplantation/adverse effects/methods/standardsIsoantibodies/bloodMiddle AgedOpportunistic Infections/epidemiologyPortal VeinReproducibility of ResultsTransplantation Conditioning/standards
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PMID: 17005949
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Research groups Chirurgie viscérale (104)
La transplantation d'îlots de Langerhans (623)
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SHAPIRO, A M James et al. International trial of the Edmonton protocol for islet transplantation. In: New England Journal of Medicine, 2006, vol. 355, n° 13, p. 1318-30. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:38893

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