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Re: [IPk] islets transplants - non pump message



When do you think this technique will be widely available ?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: Audrey Sheal, SE-Grampian <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, May 19, 2000 9:35 AM
Subject: [IPk] islets transplants - non pump message


> I read some more information around this announcement, and one clear
> benefit is that this technique does not require surgery.  The cells are
> injected via the portal vein into the liver.  At most, it requires an
> overnight hospital stay.  For the medical among you - please accept my
> apology for my layperson's terminology!
> 
> Audrey
> 
> 
> 
> So, the new "cure" must offer at least one of two things to be of
> much
> use. The operation is easier, *and* there's a  lesser chance of
> rejection, 
> thereby eliminating the need for drugs with such side-effects. Or,
> the
> operation is easier, *and* the new anti-rejection drugs are better. 
> 
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