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Destruction of a graft by the immune system of the recipient.
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Diffuse parenchymal abnormalities include acute tubular necrosis, hyperacute rejection, acute rejection, chronic rejection, and drug-induced nephrotoxicity.
Ischemia-reperfusion injury is also associated with acute and chronic rejections (20).
Chronic rejection is a major factor affecting long-term survival of the transplanted organs, and the transplant vasculopathy is the typical manifestation.
While 50%-75% of small bowel transplantation patients experience acute rejection, chronic rejection occurs in approximately 15% of patients.
Impact of acute rejection on development of chronic rejection in pediatric renal transplant recipients.
Chronic rejection was considered when there was bile duct atrophy, paucity or foam cell obliterative arteriopathy.
Chronic rejection after lung transplantation is considerably more common than most other solid organ transplants.
Among these 3 (43 percent) patients were found to have chronic allograft nephropathy, 1 (14 percent) had Acute Cellular Rejection, 1 (14 percent) had combined acute cellular and chronic rejection and 2 (29 percent) patients were found to have no rejection in our study.
Organ transplantation is the treatment of choice for end-stage renal failure, but it carries a high burden of cost to both the patient and the healthcare system because patients require lifelong immune suppression to prevent acute and chronic rejection.
This surgery must be performed according to the indications as follows: (1) ipsilateral re-transplantation (including multiple renal transplantation); (2) too short allograft ureter (including long or multi-segment ureteral strictures or complete ureteral necrosis); (3) patient with native urinary malformation (including vesicoureteral reflux and orthotopic or heterotopic diversion); (4) patient without preexisting allograft ureteral necrosis following allograft nephrectomy; and (5) patient without acute or chronic rejection. No need of further pelvic dissection for exposure of the bladder and avoidance of vesicoureteral reflux were advantages of this surgery.
Sepsis accounts for about 10-30%, acute rejection 10-20% and chronic rejection 5%.

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