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Survival

See also Endurance.
Alive
story of the survivors of plane crash in the Andes. [Am. Lit.: Alive]
Comanche
horse; sole survivor of Little Big Horn massacre (1876). [Am. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 126]
Crusoe, Robinson
only survivor of shipwreck. [Br. Lit.: Robin-son Crusoe]
Deucalion
survives flood that destroys human race. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 80]
Donner Party
survivors of group of emigrants to California (1846–1847). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 783–784]
Lot
allowed by God to escape the conflagration of Sodom and Gomorrah. [O.T.: Genesis 13:1–12]
Mellitias, St.
of “Forty Martyrs,” the only one to survive icy ordeal. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 133–134]
Noah
chosen by God to escape the deluge. [O.T.: Genesis 5–9]
Pilgrim, Billy
survives the fire-bombing of Dresden and is the only passenger to survive a domestic air-crash. [Am. Lit.: Kurt Vonnegut Slaughterhouse-Five]
Robinsons
shipwrecked family learns to cope with nature on a desert island. [Children’s Lit.: Swiss Family Robinson]
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Renal transplantation to sensitized patients: decreased graft survival probability associated with a positive historical crossmatch.
Of interest is the substantial improvement in graft survival (Figure 5b, Table 3) to the point where graft and patient survival are almost equal.
Since the introduction of ciclosporin in the 1980s short-term graft survival rates have improved significantly, although there remains a need for safer and more effective therapies to improve long-term outcomes.
The overall graft survival rate was 89% at 1 year and 86% at 2 years posttransplant, with a 2-year patient survival rate of 98%.
Examining pediatric data provided by the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS), the authors researched the mortality and graft survival of 2,679 patients under the age of two who received liver transplants between 1995-2010.
The UK researchers who developed the model analysed ten year data from more than 15,000 kidney transplant recipients, and found a significant correlation between long-term graft survival and the need for "rescue" dialysis or re-transplantation.
At six months, the GORE PROPATEN Vascular Grafts were found to have significant improvement of 20 to 25 percent in the clot free and graft survival time as compared to the control group.
Autologous Platelet Gel is used to improve adherence of the autologous skin graft, while providing beneficial growth factors and antimicrobial protection ensuring graft survival.
Leightman suggest that the act of transplantation may cause dysregulation in programmed aging, and that a possible new target in improving graft survival should include looking at strategies that may alter programmed aging in donor transplanted kidneys.
Recipients enrolled in the study were aged between five and 12 years and were evaluated based on dosing and trough levels, laboratory values, concomitant medications, graft survival and adverse events.
Graft survival drops as the graft-to-recipient body weight ratio decreases.