|Renal Transplantation Rejection|
Credits: 1.00 Post-Assessment Questions: 4
Release Date: 5 Oct 2020
Expiration Date: 9 Dec 2021
Last Reviewed: 9 Dec 2020
Estimated Time To Finish: 60 Minutes
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Various factors merit consideration to match the donor kidney with the recipient, as the donor kidney act as an alloantigen. In general, when transplanting tissue or cells from a genetically different donor to the graft recipient, the alloantigen of the donor induces an immune response in the recipient against the graft. This response can destroy the graft if not controlled. The whole process is called allograft rejection. This activity describes and defines the types of rejections. It also describes the pathophysiology, histopathology, and staging of the rejections very briefly. It also describes the risk factors, prognosis, and differential diagnosis, along with the clinical presentation, evaluation, and treatment.
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Authors: Ruchi Naik
Editors: Saed Shawar
Editors-In-Chief: Joshua TuckPrashanth AnandMatthew Varacallo
Chief Medical Reviewer: Pavan Annamaraju
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Lisa Haddad
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Bernadette Makar
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Dorothy Caputo
Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Mark Pellegrini
Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Scott Dulebohn
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