Open Access Short Review

Brief Review: Pancreatic Islet Transplantation for Type 1 Diabetes in Humans

Received: 13 February 2023;  Published: 17 May 2023;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.2302184


Pancreatic islet transplantation (ITx) has moved from the experimental phase of development to a position of an accepted and appropriate procedure to apply in clinical medicine. The primary indication for use of ITx is for management of dangerous and recurrent hypoglycemia secondary to use of exogenous insulin for management of hyperglycemia [...]