Search for dissertations about: "Islet transplantation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 swedish dissertations containing the words Islet transplantation.

  1. 1. Pancreatic Islet Transplantation : Modifications of Islet Properties to Improve Graft Survival

    Author : Sanja Cabric; Olle Korsgren; Bo Nilsson; Peetra Magnusson; Michael Breimer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medicine; Diabetes; islet transplantation; islets of Langerhans; coagulation activation; IBMIR; hirudin; heparin; growth factor; angiogenesis; Medicin;

    Abstract : During the past decade clinical islet transplantation has become a viable strategy for curing type 1 diabetes. The limited supply of organs, together with the requirement for islets from multiple donors to achieve insulin independence, has greatly limited the application of this approach. READ MORE

  2. 2. Islet Transplantation a Technical Challenge : Studies on Human Pancreas Preservation and Enzymatic Digestion

    Author : José Caballero-Corbalán; Olle Korsgren; Daniel Brandhorst; Ralf Segersvärd; Federico Bertuzzi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Islet transplantation; Human islet isolation; Pancreas preservation; Two-layer method; Perfluorocarbon; Cold storage; Cold ischemia; University of Wisconsin solution; Histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate; HTK; Pancreas preservation; Prediction; Collagenase; Trasplante de islotes; Aislamiento de islotes; Preservación del pancreas; Método de las dos capas; Colagenasa; Solución de Wisconsin; HTK; Histidina-triptófano-ketoglutarato; Predicción; Endocrinology; Endokrinologi; Transplantation surgery; Transplantationskirurgi; Endocrinology and Diabetology; Endokrinologi och Diabetologi; Cell Research; Cellforskning; Klinisk immunologi; Clinical Immunology;

    Abstract : Islet transplantation has found its niche in diabetes treatment. It has contributed to a better quality of life and better glycemic control of patients with diabetes suffering from severe hypoglycemia that are not eligible for vascularized pancreas transplantation. Islet isolation is a technically challenging procedure. READ MORE

  3. 3. Islet xenotransplantation : An immunological study in the pig-to-mouse model

    Author : Birgitta Benda; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oncology; xenotransplantation; porcine; islet; in vivo; knock-out mouse; immunohistochemistry; CsA; MDL 201; 449A; Ig; FcR; IL-6; perforin; granzyme B; macrophage; eosinophilic granulocyte; T cell; TCR; IFN- g; TNF- a; IL-2; Onkologi; Oncology; Onkologi; Clinical Immunology; klinisk immunologi;

    Abstract : Successful clinical xenotransplantation, i.e., transplantation between species, would eliminate the shortage of donor organs. In order to study the acute cellular rejection reaction following discordant xenogeneic transplantation, an experimental pig-to- mouse islet xenotransplantation model was established. READ MORE

  4. 4. Standardization of Islet Isolation and Transplantation Variables

    Author : Andrew S Friberg; Olle Korsgren; Daniel Brandhorst; Paul R. V. Johnson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Islet isolation; standardization; enzyme; gradient separation; digital imaging analysis; DIA; transplantation outcome; islet transplantation; prediction; Medical technology; Medicinsk teknik; Medical Cell Biology; Medicinsk cellbiologi; Computerized Image Processing; Datoriserad bildbehandling;

    Abstract : Currently, the transplantation of islets of Langerhans is a viable means to maintain control of blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of hypoglycemia in defined populations with brittle type I diabetes mellitus or those requiring pancreatectomy. However, the process of islet isolation is highly variable and not all isolations result in islet numbers or quality suitable for transplantation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Experimental islet transplantation

    Author : Randa A. Hadi Gadalla Diab; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Pancreatic islet transplantation is a promising treatment modality for patients with insulin- dependent diabetes. Besides whole pancreas transplantation, it is the only treatment that can make patients normoglycemic without risking episodes of hypoglycemia. READ MORE