Andreas Knoflach, Anil Chandraker, Mohamed H. Sayegh
Ann Transplant 1997; 2(2): 53-60
Over the last two decades solid organ transplantation has developed immeasurably. Transplantation was regarded as an experimental therapeutic modality rather than an established one until the mid 1970s. Today transplantation of kidney, heart, liver, lung, pancreas and even small bowel has become relatively commonplace and is now the treatment of choice as replacement therapy in many endstage organ diseases...
Keywords: chronic rejection, mechanism, T lymphocytes