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.
Aniskevich S, Perry DK (2013) Anesthesia for Pancreas Transplantation. Pancreatic Dis Ther