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Grand Rounds: Islet Cell Autotransplantation With Dr. Hughes

Dr. Mike Hughes discusses innovative medical care of chronic pancreatitis with ground-breaking work on islet cell transplantation. He covers differences in auto vs. allo transplantation, indications of transplantation, evaluation of prospective transplant patients, peri-operative and outpatient management, and observed outcomes post-surgery. The lecture spends time reviewing several ongoing projects at University of Louisville  by several labs researching facets of this topic.  

Michael Hughes Jr., M.D.

Dr. Hughes is a transplant surgeon at University of Louisville where he focuses on liver, pancreas and kidney transplants. His research focuses on advanced treatments for chronic pancreatitis .

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