Graft versus host disease gvhd remains a problematic immune reaction and has been a major concern after the transplantation of lymphoid rich tissues such as the small bowel we recently developed a novel experimental animal model of gvhd 1 this study describes the histopathologic changes and . Early diagnosis of graft rejection after small bowel transplantation sbt can allow prompt institution of vigorous immunosuppressive therapy with resultant reversal of the rejection process the current method for graft monitoring is random mucosal biopsy from a stomal site or through an endoscope. Cutaneous changes in a confirmed case of graft vs host disease gvhd after intestinal and liver transplantation in a 13 year old malethe macular and papular skin rash characteristic of gvhd may coalesce to form confluent areas of blistering of the trunk and back a and involve the palms and soles b. Graft vs host gvh disease has been considered the reverse situation of transplant rejection however in analyzing both situations in individual organs definite differences with regard to target cells may be found while mhc class i transplantation antigenic differences are crucial and although . Graft versus host disease because small intestine is rich in lymphoid tissue it is not surprising to see that the incidence of gvhd in small bowel transplant patients is higher than in other solid organ transplantation
How it works:
1. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account.
2. Download as many books as you like ( Personal use )
3. No Commitment. Cancel anytime.
4. Join Over 100.000 Happy Readers.
5. That's it. What you waiting for? Sign Up and Get Your Books.