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Two body torsos showing the infusion of islets extracted from a donor pancreas into a transplant recipient

View full-sized image Drawing of two body torsos showing the infusion of islets extracted from a donor pancreas into a transplant recipient.
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Drawing of two body torsos showing the infusion of islets extracted from a donor pancreas into a transplant recipient.

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Drawing of two body torsos showing the infusion of islets extracted from a donor pancreas into a transplant recipient.

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Islets extracted from a donor pancreas are infused into the liver. Once implanted, the beta cells in the islets begin to make and release insulin.

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