Wissing T.B., Apeldoorn van A.A. en IJzerman M.J.
Value in Health 2013
Islet transplantation is an accepted transplantation method in type I Diabetes Mellitus, yet islet survival is hampered due to an insufficient transplantation site and severe immunological and inflammatory responses. The development of a bio-artificial pancreas (BAP) may contribute to transplanted islet functionality and survival. The objective of this study is to identify the most important transplantation characteristics and to asses patients’ and endocrinologists´ preferences for three potential BAP scenarios in order to guide further development