Indication for combined pancreas and kidney transplantation

  • J. Traeger
  • P. M. Piatti
  • L. D. Monti
Part of the Developments in Surgery book series (DISU, volume 10)


The discovery of insulin in 1921 radically changed the outlook for diabetic patients. The acute complications, as hyperosmolar or ketoacidotic coma, were no longer the main cause of death and life expectancy progressively improved, leading to an increase in micro- and macroangiopathic complications.


Diabetic Patient Diabetic Nephropathy Kidney Transplantation Graft Survival Transplant Proc 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Traeger
    • 1
  • P. M. Piatti
  • L. D. Monti
  1. 1.Aural, 10 Impasse LindbergLyonFrance

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