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A historical view of the development of islet transplantation

Derek W.R. Gray.

in Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; History of Medicine. 11961 words.

Chapter 19 discusses the history of islet transplantation and its substantial links to other disciplines, which have provided valuable impetus to development in other areas, and also covers...

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History of pancreas transplantation

David E.R. Sutherland and Carl G. Groth.

in Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; History of Medicine. 8555 words.

Chapter 1 covers the history of pancreas transplantation and covers the context of individual contributions to programme development; the evolution, refinements, and physiology or new...

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History of pancreatic stem cell transplantation and alternative islet sources

Patrick C. Hermann, Anne Wojtusciszyn and Christopher Heeschen.

in Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; History of Medicine. 7532 words.

Chapter 26 discusses promising and exciting approaches for developing new source of endocrine cells for transplantation, including the generation of islet cells from other human cell types,...

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Landmark Papers in Neurosurgery

Edited by Reuben D. Johnson and Alexander L. Green.

June 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Neurosurgery; History of Medicine; Vascular Surgery; Surgical Oncology; Histopathology; Surgical Skills; Paediatrics; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 416 pages.

Evidence-based medicine is a concept that has come to the fore in the past few years. Clinicians are increasingly encouraged to practise patient management based on available evidence in...

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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Edited by Geoffrey Hanks, Nathan I. Cherny, Nicholas A. Christakis, Marie Fallon, Stein Kaasa and Russell K. Portenoy.

P ublished online March 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; History of Medicine; Pharmacology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Infectious Diseases; Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Medical Oncology; Medical Ethics; Nursing Skills; Occupational Therapy; Arts Therapies; Dietetics; Physiotherapy; Speech and Language Therapy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Paediatrics; Communication Skills; Clinical Science; Pain Medicine; Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Psychiatry; Gastroenterology; Dermatology; Genito-urinary Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Neurology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Nephrology; Critical Care; Geriatric Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Professional Development in Medicine. 1704 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine is the definitive textbook on the subject. The book is used across the world by the wide range of health care professionals involved in the care...

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Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

Edited by Nadey S. Hakim, Robert J. Stratta, Derek Gray, Peter Friend and Alan Colman.

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; History of Medicine; Peri-operative Care; Communication Skills; Surgical Skills; Immunology; Histopathology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 544 pages.

This resource reflects recent advances in the field of pancreas transplantation, especially the increasing number of islet transplantations and the growing interest in stem cell research...

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