1. Whole pancreas from donor organ (allogeneic pancreas transplant)
  2. Islet cell transplant from donor organs (allogeneic islet cell transplant)
  3. Islet cell transplant from own pancreas (autologous islet cell transplant)
  4. Animal organ donor - experimental research (xenotransplant)

It is important to bear in mind that when reviewing the results of transplants that the specific type of transplant is established. At present there are 3 main types:

  1. Pancreas Transplant Alone (PTA)
  2. Pancreas After Kidney transplant (PAK)
  3. Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney transplant (SPK)




























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