Patients who undergo a pancreas transplant are treated in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit after the surgery is completed. Patients can expect to stay in the hospital up to ten days post-operation.

Following pancreas transplant surgery, patients are taken to the surgical intensive care unit ICU where they undergo careful glucose monitoring for 24 hours.

Advances in anti-rejection medications have led to shorter hospital stays and improved outcomes following pancreas transplantation.

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