Pancreas Transplantation Is Feasible in Donors With Shprintzen-Goldberg Syndrome

A. Zanetti-Yabur, T. Butler, Juan P. Rocca, Jay A. Graham

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Abstract

Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome (SGS) is an autosomal dominant connective tissue disorder. To date, this report is the first account of a successful pancreas transplantation from an SGS donor. The similarity of the outcomes from previous year-on-year pancreas transplantations at the same center demonstrates promising results. Increasing awareness of the utilization of donors with SGS may promote expansion of center-specific criteria for organ acceptance. Therefore, every consideration should be given for use of organs from donors with this genetic abnormality because there is no evidence to suggest poorer allograft viability.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1883-1884
Number of pages2
JournalTransplantation Proceedings
Volume49
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Transplantation

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