Publications by authors named "Paula Gallego Ferrero"

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Imaging in pancreas transplantation complications: Temporal classification.

J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 2018 May 28. Epub 2018 May 28.

Department of Radiology, Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla, Santander, Spain.

Pancreatic transplantation is a therapeutic option for both poorly controlled cases of diabetes mellitus and patients with advanced diabetic nephropathy. It is important for radiologists to know the different surgical techniques as well as the typical radiological appearance after pancreatic transplantation, in order to accurately identify the complications. These complications can be classified according to the period of time after the transplantation in which they typically occur: immediate (first 24 hours), early (24-72 hours), intermediate (72 hours to weeks) and late (months). An accurate and early diagnosis of pancreas transplantation complications is essential to start the adequate treatment and increase the chances of graft survival.
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