, Volume 31, Issue 8, pp 1569-1576
Date: 12 Jun 2007

An Odyssey of Islet Transplantation for Therapy of Type 1 Diabetes

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Abstract

Canadian surgical contributions to the field of islet transplantation have a rich heritage and a promising future. In this article, some seminal Canadian contributions to this field are reviewed, including contributions at the basic research laboratory and translational applications to bedside therapy of type 1 diabetes.