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  1. Pancreas transplantation

    A pancreas transplant is an organ transplant that involves implanting a healthy pancreas into a person who usually has diabetes. Because the pancreas is a vital organ, performing functions necessary in the digestion process, the recipient's native pancreas is left in place, and the donated pancreas is attached in a different location. In the event of rejection of the new pancreas which would quickly cause life-threatening diabetes, the recipient could not survive without the native pancreas still in place. The healthy pancreas comes from a donor who has just died or it may be a partial pancreas from a living donor. At present, pancreas transplants are usually performed in persons with insulin-dependent diabetes, who can develop severe complications. Patients with pancreatic cancer are not eligible for valuable pancreatic transplantations, since the condition has a very high mortality rate and the disease, being highly malignant, could and probably would soon return.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Pancreas Transplantation

    The transference of a pancreas from one human or animal to another.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pancreas transplantation in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pancreas transplantation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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