Chronic Rejection Occurs Months or Years Post Transplant

Chronic rejection reactions develop months or years after acute rejection reactions have subsided. The mechanisms of chronic rejection include both humoral and cell-mediated responses by the recipient. While the use of immunosuppressive drugs and the application of tissue-typing methods to obtain optimum match of donor and recipient have dramatically increased survival of allografts during the first years after engraftment, little

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Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

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