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2021 Jul 10

Pediatr Surg Int

Pain resolution and glucose control in pediatric patients with chronic pancreatitis after total pancreatectomy with islet auto-transplantation.


Grybowski D, Bachul PJ, Pyda JS, Kijek M, Fillman N, Perez-Gutierrez A, Basto L, Golab K, Wang L-J, Tibudan M, Lucander A, Azzam R, Chrzanowski J, Fendler W, Fung J, Matthews JB, Nagpal S, Witkowski P, Slidell MB
Pediatr Surg Int. 2021 Jul 10.
PMID: 34245339.


Chronic pancreatitis (CP) and acute recurrent pancreatitis (ARP) in pediatric patients are strongly associated with genetic mutations and lead to pan-parenchymal disease refractory to medical and endoscopic treatment. Our aim was to assess pain resolution and glucose control in patients with CP and ARP following total pancreatectomy with islet auto-transplantation (TPIAT).