UMMS Affiliation

Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery; School of Medicine; Senior Scholars Program

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Letter to the Editor


Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment | Digestive System | Surgery


We describe here for the first time the utilization of a bipolar electrosurgical device (BED) during the pancreas graft backtable procedure.


bipolar electrosurgical device, pancreas graft, transplantation, surgery

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Transplant Direct. 2018 Sep 25;4(10):e397. doi: 10.1097/TXD.0000000000000831. eCollection 2018 Oct. Link to article on publisher's site

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Transplantation direct


Andrew Gillooly participated in this study as a medical student in the Senior Scholars research program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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