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Hyperacute Xenograft Rejection Jeffrey L. Platt

Hyperacute Xenograft Rejection

Jeffrey L. Platt

Published April 1st 1995
ISBN : 9783540588924
Hardcover
194 pages
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This text discusses a humoral immune reaction that destroys a vascularized organ graft within minutes to a few hours. Classical concepts concerning the immunologic basis for hyperacute xenograft rejection, including the role of natural antibodies,MoreThis text discusses a humoral immune reaction that destroys a vascularized organ graft within minutes to a few hours. Classical concepts concerning the immunologic basis for hyperacute xenograft rejection, including the role of natural antibodies, are presented. The book discusses recent insights into the pathogenesis, as well as potential approaches to the prevention and treatment. Topics covered include clinical and pathologic manifestations of hyperacute rejection, the pathogenesis of hyperacute rejection, and the role of complement in hyperacute rejection.