Total Pancreatectomy With Islet Autotransplantation Resolves Pain in Young Children With Severe Chronic Pancreatitis.

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Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, ISSN: 1536-4801, Vol: 64, Issue: 3, Page: 440-445

Publication Year:
2017
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PMID:
28231072
DOI:
10.1097/mpg.0000000000001314
Author(s):
Bellin, Melena D; Forlenza, Gregory P; Majumder, Kaustav; Berger, Megan; Freeman, Martin L; Beilman, Gregory J; Dunn, Ty B; Pruett, Timothy L; Murati, Michael; Wilhelm, Joshua J; Cook, Marie; Sutherland, David E R; Schwarzenberg, Sarah J; Chinnakotla, Srinath Show More Hide
Publisher(s):
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)
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Medicine
article description
Fear of diabetes and major surgery may prohibit referral of young children severely affected by pancreatitis for total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplant (TPIAT). We evaluated outcomes in our youngest TPIAT recipients, 3 to 8 years of age at surgery.