TABLE 1

Patients transplanted with human islets after kidney transplantation

123456789Mean ± SD
Age (years)46495045544945493547 ± 5
Sex (F/M)FMMMMFFMM3/6
Blood group (A, B, O)ABAA0A0AA6, 1, 2
Body mass (kg)72717889886757636372 ± 11
BMI (kg/m2)25232429282321181923 ± 3
Diabetes duration (years)40332341403232312533 ± 6
Insulin requirement before tx (IU)50383754562048358547 ± 17
Insulin/kg before tx (IU/kg)0.690.530.480.610.610.30.840.561.350.66 ± 0.28
No. of islet infusions/patient4223123212.2 ± 0,9
Total no. of islet donors4325233312.9 ± 1.2
No. of islets per infusion (×1,000 IEQ)179–250250–260250–400315–750780230–550400–500200–320300407 ± 46
Islet purity (%)70–8070–7570–8070707070–97707573 ± 6
  • IEQ, insulin equivalents; tx, transplantation.