Chronic Rejection

Some articles on chronic rejection, rejection:

Inhaled Ciclosporin - Investigational Uses - Chronic Rejection
... Chronic rejection of the lungs differs significantly from acute rejection ... Whereas acute rejection exhibits perivascular infiltration of mononuclear cells and attendant inflammation of the surrounding tissue chronic rejection appears to have significant epithelial ... In fact, despite improvements in outcome associated with acute rejection, virtually no improvement in survival has been noted in chronic rejection over the last 20 years ...
Liver Transplantation - Graft Rejection
... After a liver transplantation, there are three types of graft rejection that may occur ... They include hyperacute rejection, acute rejection and chronic rejection ... Hyperacute rejection is caused by preformed anti-donor antibodies ...
Pervs - Barriers and Issues - Immunologic Barriers - Chronic Rejection
... This final type of rejection is slow and progressive, and is usually described in transplants which survive the initial rejection phases ... Scientists are still unclear how chronic rejection exactly works, research in this area is difficult since xenografts rarely survive past the initial acute rejection phases ... (which stimulate fibroblasts), or healing (following cellular necrosis in acute rejection) ...

Famous quotes containing the words rejection and/or chronic:

    All rejection and negation indicates a deficiency in fertility: fundamentally, if only we were good plowland we would allow nothing to go unused, and in every thing, event, and person we would welcome manure, rain, or sunshine.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    Before now poetry has taken notice
    Of wars, and what are wars but politics
    Transformed from chronic to acute and bloody?
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)