Transplantation of islet cell clusters as an attractive strategy to overcome hypoxia induced cell death in pancreatic islet transplantation

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: JEONG, Jee-Heon (Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, Korea, Republic Of)
  • Co-author(s): Jee-Heon Jeong:
    Shiva Pathak: Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, Korea, Republic Of
    Pham Tung: Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, Korea, Republic Of
    Chu Soon Yong: Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, Korea, Republic Of
    Jong Oh Kim: Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, Korea, Republic Of
    Sung Bo Sim: Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, Republic Of
    Cheol-Hee Ahn: Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, Republic Of
  • Abstract:

    Background

    The portal vein is a common route for pancreatic islet transplantation. However, instant blood╦Śmediated inflammatory reactions cause loss of islets during portal vein transplantation. An alternative route for pancreatic islet transplantation is the subcutaneous space. However, inadequate vascularization in the subcutaneous space limits..

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