Using blood samples from 39 kidney and 63 heart transplant patients, they found three proteins which reliably increased during an acute rejection episode.
What does AR stand for?
AR stands for Acute Rejection
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About 25 percent of kidney recipients and 40 percent of heart recipients experience an episode of acute rejection in the first year after transplant.
Although the causal relationship and clinical consequences of SCR are still under debate, prevention of late acute rejection after empirical reduction in the CNI dose appears to be critical (6).
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.
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.