Introduction. This study compared the safety and efficacy of University of Wisconsin solution (UW) and Celsior solution (C) in pancreas transplantation (PTx). Methods. A retrospective review of 154 PTx performed over a 61-month period included 77 grafts preserved with UW and 77 with C. The two groups were comparable for both donor and recipient characteristics. Results. After a mean cold ischemia time of 624 minutes (range 360 to 945 minutes) for UW versus 672 minutes (range 415 to 1005 minutes) for C (P = NS), no primary endocrine nonfunction occurred. Delayed endocrine function was diagnosed in two grafts in the UW group (2.6%) versus none in the C group (P = NS). After a minimum follow-up of 4 months (mean 26.5 +/- 15.2 months), 22 recipients (UW = 11 vs C = 11; P = NS) required relaparotomy. Overall, 18 pancreata were lost due to either patient death with functioning graft (UW = 4 vs C = 1; P = NS) or graft loss due to other reasons (UW = 8 vs C = 5; P = NS). Actuarial 1- and 5-year patient survival rates were 93.5% and 86.8% for UW compared with 98.7% and 98.7% for C (P = .04). Actuarial graft survival rates at the same times were 88.3% and 75.0% for UW compared with 90.4% and 90.4% for C (P = NS). Conclusions. Within the range of cold ischemia times reported in this study, UW and C show similar safety and efficacy profiles for PTx.
|Autori:||Boggi U; Signori S; Vistoli F; Del Chiaro M; Pietrabissa A; Croce C; Barsotti M; Bartolo TV; Arnorese G; Capocasale E; Della Valle R; Mazzoni MP; Mosca F|
|Titolo:||University of Wisconsion solution versus Celsior solution in clinical pancreas transplantation|
|Anno del prodotto:||2005|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1016/j.transproceed.205.01.040|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|