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What does AR stand for?

AR stands for Acute Rejection

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They identified five heart transplant patients in the Henry Ford Health System who had severe, acute rejection episodes after they had been rejection free for at least 6 months during January 2003-July 2004.
A retrospective observational review of first time renal transplant patients who received induction therapy with either thymoglobulin or basiliximab was undertaken to determine the rates of acute rejection (AR), delayed graft function (DGF), infections requiring hospitalization, and patient and graft survival at 1 year post-transplant.
has reported on recently published European Best Practice Guidelines for Renal Transplantation which state that anti-thymocyte globulin (ATG) is preferable to OKT3 for the treatment of acute rejection episodes.
Surprisingly, the patient was found to be healthy and well and the hand showed signs of recovering from acute rejection with movements similar to the ones he was able to perform back in March following the reintroduction of his treatment.