Islet Transplantation

Yuumi Akashi, Takayuki Anazawa, Junji Fujikura, Chung Gyu Park

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The first islet transplantation in Japan was an autologous pancreatic tissue transplant performed by Watanabe K. et al. at Chiba University in 1979. After that, many basic research works were followed in Japan and Korea but still on an experimental basis.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPancreas Transplantation–the Asian Experience
Subtitle of host publicationA Registry Report
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9789811645976
ISBN (Print)9789811645969
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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