(redirected from Chronic rejection)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to Chronic rejection: Acute Rejection
References in periodicals archive ?
Doppler and color Doppler ultrasonography in renal transplants: chronic rejection. J Clin Ultrasound.
Nine patients required retransplantation (7.1% of the total), 6 (66.7%) due to arterial thrombosis, and 3 (33.3%) due to chronic rejection. The patients were followed for a median period of 33 months post-transplantation (range: 1-144).
Unnecessary augmentation of immunosuppression can accelerate fibrogenesis in chronic HCV or trigger cholestatic hepatitis27, however, untreated acute cellular rejection can progress to chronic rejection. Late-onset acute rejection (LAR) has slightly different features from the typical acute cellular rejection seen early after transplantation: fewer blastic lymphocytes, slightly greater interface activity, less endotheliitis and slightly more lobular activity28.
The outcome measures were the incidence of non-compliance, post-transplant complications e.g., viral infections, loss of graft functioning, acute and chronic rejection episodes.
Cloning and characterization of allograft inflammatory factor-1: a novel macrophage factor identified in rat cardiac allografts with chronic rejection. J Clin Invest 1995;95:2954-62.
The influence of HLA matching on cytomegalovirus hepatitis and chronic rejection after liver transplantation.
Chronic rejection is long-term loss of graft function due to damage from persistent immunologic response to graft.
chronic rejection. As best as I can tell, most of the research involving cytokine activity and transplantation has been done in the context of acute rejection in animal models.
KIM-1 expression was detected in 66.7% of renal tissues in the acute T cell mediated rejection group, 88.9% of renal tissues in the chronic rejection group, and 30.8% of renal tissues in the borderline lesions group.
Tilney was well known for writing the book entitled Transplant/From Myth to Reality, and his research in ischemia-reperfusion injury and chronic rejection.
Despite suffering a chronic rejection of the liver 11 years later, a second successful transplant in 2000 has given him a normal life.

Full browser ?