Characterization of the receptor population as listed and those who were submitted to pancreas and pancreas-kidney transplantation

Vivian Cintra Talita Destro About the authors

About 1 million cases of transplantation were registered around the world. The first Pancreas transplantation in Brazil was in 1996, proceeded by a medical team of São Paulo. The objetctive of this study was to characterize the socio- demographic and epidemiological profile of the receivers in list and those submitted to this procedure. It is an inter-relational retrospective study considereing the period from 1996 to 2004. Results demonstrated the predominance of women, from white race, and, with an average of 35 years. The origin of the patients was the states of São Paulo and Minas Gerais.

Pancreas transplantation; Kidney transplantation; Measurements in epidemiology

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