Posttransplant monitoring in cardiac allografts

G. Singh, B. Rabin, B. Griffith

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Persistent vascular deposition of immunoglobulin and complement indicates irreversible vasculitis and impending graft loss. Peripheral blood helper/suppressor cell ratios are not predictive of graft rejection in patients treated with cyclosporin-A and prednisone. Allograft rejection is accompanied by tissue infiltration with OKT8+ lymphocytes. Natural killer cells and monocytes do not appear to be important in rejection of cardiac allografts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1802-1803
Number of pages2
JournalTransplantation Proceedings
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Transplantation


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