The first Australian child with hereditary pancreatitis to receive a total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplant back in mid-2015 is growing well, enjoying a normal life and free from the severe pain associated with the rare condition. Professor Toby Coates, director of renal and islet transplantation at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, told the limbic the procedure ...
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Islet autotransplant successful in hereditary pancreatitis
By Mardi Chapman
15 Feb 2017