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Transplantation 

Transplantation
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Transplantation
Author(s):

Greg McLatchie

and Neil Borley

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199699476.003.0019
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date: 07 June 2020

Basic transplant immunology 676

Immunosuppression and rejection 678

Transplant recipients 682

Transplant donors 684

Heart and lung transplantation 690

Kidney transplantation 692

Pancreas and islet transplantation 694

Liver transplantation 696

Small bowel transplantation 698

Allorecognition is the identification of antigen as ‘non-self ‘. It is a function mainly of the adaptive immune response, but is dependent on priming by an inflammatory response from the innate immune system; such a response occurs in transplantation, both from the inflammatory response to surgery and ischaemia-reperfusion injury in the graft....

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