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Cloning and characterization of allograft inflammatory factor-1: a novel macrophage factor identified in rat cardiac allografts with chronic rejection.
It can be classified into acute and chronic rejection.
As you know, acute and chronic rejection are very different immunologically speaking.
The intestinal transplant pathologist plays a critical role within the transplant team in diagnosing the major complications of small-bowel transplants including acute and chronic rejection, infections, and posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders.
At the time of submission, we had not seen evidence of chronic rejection in any of our patients.
Endomyocardial biopsy and echocardiography were used to identify acute rejection, and we performed coronary angiography and, echocardiography when a recipient was hospitalized because of heart failure and chronic rejection.
Three weeks before he died, the hospital rang to say John had chronic rejection of his new lungs and could slip away at any time.
Advagraf(R) is expected to improve long-term compliance with its more convenient once-daily dosing option, and may have the potential to reduce the incidence of chronic rejection and graft loss.
This leader's technical brilliance was equaled by his interest and accomplishment in setting the standards for modern day immunosuppression, allowing transplanted organs from unrelated donors to be accepted long-term without the ill consequences of immediate or chronic rejection.
2) If chronic rejection becomes a problem in the future, functional capacity is likely to diminish further.
NEW YORK -- Surgeons at Columbia University in New York are performing laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication in many lung transplant recipients who show evidence of significant gastroesophageal reflux and chronic rejection, Dr.
Carl received a second transplant in November 2003, but this also triggered chronic rejection and he lost that organ.

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