Pancreatic Disorders & Therapy

Pancreatic Disorders & Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7092



Anesthesia for Pancreas Transplantation

Stephen Aniskevich and Dana K Perry

As the frequency of pancreas transplants increase worldwide, clinicians are faced with providing care to recipients who may present with multiple comorbidities related to their underlying diabetes. This review summarizes the perioperative management of pancreas transplant recipients from the viewpoint of the anesthesiologist. Preoperative evaluation, intraoperative care and postoperative pain control are all discussed.