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Isohemagglutinins of Graft Origin after ABO-Unmatched Liver Transplantation

Ramsey, G and Nusbacher, J and Starzl, TE and Lindsay, GD (1984) Isohemagglutinins of Graft Origin after ABO-Unmatched Liver Transplantation. New England Journal of Medicine, 311 (18). 1167 - 1170. ISSN 0028-4793

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THE increasing success of liver transplantation in recent years has provided an experimental model to study and document the hepatic synthesis of many plasma proteins.12345 The normal hepatobiliary tract has not been regarded as a major source of antibody,6,7 aside from the enteric IgA secreted from plasma into the biliary tree.8 Liver transplantation affords the opportunity to study the production of antibody to red cells. Recipient ABO incompatibility to the donor (a mismatched transplant, e.g., a group A liver transplanted into a group B recipient), although not absolutely contraindicated in liver transplantation, is avoided when possible. However, ABO-unmatched transplants (defined. © 1984, Massachusetts Medical Society. All rights reserved.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Ramsey, G
Nusbacher, J
Starzl, TEtes11@pitt.eduTES11
Lindsay, GD
Centers: Other Centers, Institutes, Offices, or Units > Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
Date: 1 November 1984
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: New England Journal of Medicine
Volume: 311
Number: 18
Page Range: 1167 - 1170
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1056/nejm198411013111807
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0028-4793
Other ID: uls-drl:31735062115344, Starzl CV No. 570
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2010 17:09
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2021 10:55


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