Questionnaire for data collection
Person in charge of human xenotransplantation practice.
Title : Professor.
First Name: Carl-Gustav
Last name : Groth
Address :
Zip : S14106 Huddinge
State : Stockholm
Country : Sweden
Institution : Karolinska institute,Huddinge Hospital
Telephone :
Email :
What is the source of your information about human xenotransplantation practices?
What is the therapeutic purpose of this xenotransplantation treatment?
Where and when is this human xenotransplantation practice taking place?
Country Sweden
Timing In 1990
Is this treatment part of a clinical trial?
How many patients are included in this clinical trial?
10 patient
What are the inclusion criteria for patient selection?
i. Duration on the waiting list? unknown
ii. Life-threatening diseases without alternative therapy? No
iii. Is a protocol available? Yes
If yes, could you please send a copy?
What is the animal source of the xenotransplantation product?
Source animals Do you have information about source animals? No
Testing of safety : Do you have information about testing of safety? No
What type of cells/tissues/organs was transplanted?
Cells: Fetal islet like cell clusters
What type of exposure to xenogeneic cells was involved?
Solid-organ xenotransplantation: No
Cellular xenotransplantation: Yes
Tissue xenotransplantation: Yes
Human cells exposed to xenogeneic Feeder cell: No
Extracorporeal perfusion: No
Encapsulation: No
Other bioartificial isolation device:
Transplant Do you have information about transplant recipients? No
Have results been presented at a scientific congress?
if yes, where?
Have results been published in a scientific journal?
if yes, where?
Groth CG et al. Transplantation of porcine fetal pancreas to diabetic patients. Lancet 1994; 344:1402-1404.
Is this human clinical trial performed with governmental and/or institutional oversight and supervision?
if yes, which?