5 doctors weighed in:
How often are pancreas transplants rejected?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Ralph Layman
Surgery - Transplant
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Graft survival
Over all graft survival at 3 months is 85%, 1 year is 77%, 5 years is 54% and 10 years is 36%.
These don't mean all were rejected. They could stop working for a lot of different reasons but rejection is one of them.

In brief: Graft survival
Over all graft survival at 3 months is 85%, 1 year is 77%, 5 years is 54% and 10 years is 36%.
These don't mean all were rejected. They could stop working for a lot of different reasons but rejection is one of them.
Dr. Ralph Layman
Dr. Ralph Layman
Thank
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 20
About 20% of pancreas graft under acute rejection.

In brief: 20
About 20% of pancreas graft under acute rejection.
Dr. Stuart Flechner
Dr. Stuart Flechner
Thank
1 comment
Dr. Barry Browne
Although acute rejection is common, nearly all rejection episodes can be reversed. Unfortunately, each rejection episode damages the pancreas and lowers the ability of the pancreas to continue doing a good job controlling your sugar level.
In brief: Rejection
That is a difficult question to answer, but a lot of information can be found on the iptr web site.
1yr immunologi graft loss rates are 2.1% for spk, 5.5% for pak and 6.0% for pta, but individual results depend on immunosuppresion and compliance with medications.

In brief: Rejection
That is a difficult question to answer, but a lot of information can be found on the iptr web site.
1yr immunologi graft loss rates are 2.1% for spk, 5.5% for pak and 6.0% for pta, but individual results depend on immunosuppresion and compliance with medications.
Dr. Jonathan Fridell
Dr. Jonathan Fridell
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Mark Pack
Board Certified, Surgery
27 years in practice
3M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors