Clinical Transplantation and the Immunology of Organ Rejection

  • John J. Fung
  • J. Andrew Bradley

Abstract

Transplantation of tissue between areas of the same individual is termed autografting and is not subject to rejection. Tissues transplanted between genetically identical individuals (syngeneic grafting) is termed isografting. Allografts (also known as homografts) are tissues transplanted between genetically disparate individuals within the same species. Xenografts (also known as heterografts) are tissues transplanted between disparate species.

Keywords

Ischemia Lymphoma Anemia Glucocorticoid Cyclosporin 

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  • John J. Fung
  • J. Andrew Bradley

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