Tag: pancreas transplant
Is Transplant an Option? Alternative Therapies for Patients with Type 1 Diabetes
The goal of transplant is to replace the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas that are destroyed by the immune system. This can now be done two ways: a solid organ transplant or islet cell transplant.
Pioneer in Robotic Surgery Named Director of UVA Transplant Center
UVA Health System has named Jose Oberholzer, MD, a researcher and surgeon who has performed more than 1,000 transplant-related surgeries, as the new director of the Charles O. Strickler Transplant Center.