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From Pakistan:

I have heard about islet cell transplantation. Can you recommend this procedure for my daughter? What do I have to do? How much will it cost in the USA?


I would not advise you to seek an islet cell transplant for your daughter now. In experienced hands, these can be extremely successful, but at the present time they involve a commitment to lifetime immunosuppression which is not considered safe for children.


Original posting 9 Oct 2003
Posted to Research: Cure


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