Current Diabetes Reports

, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp 307–309 | Cite as

Benefits of simultaneous islet-kidney transplantation versus simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation

  • Boaz Hirshberg
Clinical Trials Report

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