Pancreatic allograft thrombosis

Discussion:

Simultaneous transplantation of kidney and pancreas is a surgical option most used in patients with diabetic nephropathy. Complications can be classified into medical/surgical. 

Venous thrombosis is the most serious surgical complication and it is a cause of pancreatic loss. It is the second most important complication after rejection. and has a frequency of between 2-19% and typically presents a few weeks after transplant. 

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