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2022 Jan 06

Diabetes Care

Predictors of Glycemic Outcomes at 1 Year Following Pediatric Total Pancreatectomy With Islet Autotransplantation.


Swauger SE, Hornung LN, Elder DA, Balamurugan AN, Vitale DS, Lin TK, Nathan JD, Abu-El-Haija M
Diabetes Care. 2022 Jan 06.
PMID: 35007330.


Total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation (TPIAT) is indicated to alleviate debilitating pancreas-related pain and mitigate diabetes in patients with acute recurrent and chronic pancreatitis when medical/endoscopic therapies fail. Our aim was to evaluate predictors of insulin requirement at 1 year following TPIAT in a cohort of children.