Rejection

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rejection

[ri′jek·shən]
(immunology)
Destruction of a graft by the immune system of the recipient.

What does it mean when you dream about a rejection?

Rejection in a dream may suggest that there are feelings or situations the dreamer wants to be rid of.

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The aims of this study were twofold: 1) to describe the post-transfer (defined as from pediatric to adult providers) incidence of predictors (medication nonadherence, acute rejection, and change in kidney function), as well as outcomes (graft loss) for adolescent and young adult kidney transplant recipients during a three-year post-transfer follow-up period; and 2) to identify variables to monitor these predictors, in the form of a clinical profile, so providers can promote early intervention for these medically at-risk adolescents.
11,12) Bronchoalveolar lavage may be performed at the time of biopsy and is useful for the exclusion of infection, but it currently has no clinical role in the diagnosis of acute rejection.
All patients with suspected acute rejection underwent a core graft biopsy and were classified according to Banff 2007 criteria.
Also, after grouping the kidney recipients according to living and cadaver donors or according to their gender, there were no significant associations between these gene polymorphisms and acute rejection.
Acute rejection is usually a cell-mediated response (predominantly lymphocytic) but may be accompanied by antibody mediated rejection (AMR).
2) 0 (0) Legend: group A, acute T cell-mediated rejection group (27 cases); group B, chronic active antibody-mediated rejection group (9 cases); group C, chronic active T cells mediated rejection group (5 cases); group D, borderline lesions group (13 cases); group E, normal group without obvious acute rejection or injury of immunosuppressant toxicity (11 cases); group F, recurrence of allograft nephropathy group (4 cases).
Speaking about new diagnostic tools for kidney transplant patients, Dr Awad Rashid, nephrology consultant at the HMC, said plans were afoot to introduce a new non-invasive diagnosis of acute rejection in renal transplant patients in Qatar.
Patients with post transplant erythrocytosis in our study had a higher value of acute rejection episodes, which is rather unexpected and contrary to most previous studies showing that PTE occurs in those who had rejection free course before developing erythrocytosis.
Pathologist Jennifer Bolton told the inquest that the cause of death was acute rejection of a transplanted organ.

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