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Pancreas Transplant Patient Education: Rejection and Other Possible Complications

Your answer to question 2 is correct. If the patient notices any of signs or symptoms listed above he or she should call the transplant coordinator right away.

 

Please proceed to question 3.

 

3. The following are true about rejection:

A. Rejection can happen right after surgery or months to years later

 

B. Missing doses of anti-rejection (immunosuppression) medicines can cause rejection

 

C. When caught early, rejection is very treatable and can usually be reversed by increasing anti-rejection medicines.

 

D. All of the above