antibody-mediated rejection


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antibody-mediated rejection

Rejection of a transplanted organ due to the action of antibodies against antigens found on the endothelial surface of blood vessels.
See also: rejection
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Soliris is not approved for the treatment of antibody-mediated rejection (AMR) in kidney transplantation patients and is being provided to patients in clinical studies on an investigational basis.
The study showed the critical importance of the alternative complement pathway in ischemia-reperfusion injury but also highlighted the role of the classical and lectin pathways in antibody-mediated rejection.
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