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Procedure of islet transplanration depicted diagrammatically
Transplants often are performed through the use of ultrasound to guide a catheter; a small plastic tube through the upper abdomen and into the portal vein of the liver. Islets are then infused through the catheter into the liver, requiring only a local anesthetic. In some cases, surgeons will make a small incision using general anesthesia.
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|current||14:57, 25 May 2017||627 × 308 (40 KB)||Z5076777||==Procedure of islet transplanration depicted diagrammatically== Transplants often are performed through the use of ultrasound to guide a catheter; a small plastic tube through the upper abdomen and into the portal vein of the liver. Islets are then i...|