Pancreas 2021 Aug 3. Epub 2021 Aug 3.
From the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences Somerville College, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom Renal, Transplant and Urology, Oxford Transplant Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, United Kingdom Transplant Department, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London Department of Surgery, University of Cambridge Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre, National Institute of Health Research Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre NIHR Blood and Transplant Research Unit, NIHR Blood and Transplant Research Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Objectives: Pancreatic transplantation is usually performed simultaneously with renal transplantation in the setting of end-stage nephropathy and type 1 diabetes. Surgical methods for dealing with exocrine secretions include bladder drainage, direct duodenojejunostomy and Roux-en-Y (ReY) enteric drainage. Roux-en-Y may confer an advantage over duodenojejunostomy because it distances enteric content from the transplant duodenal anastomosis. Read More