transplant vasculopathy


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transplant vasculopathy

Obstruction to blood flow through the vessels of a transplanted organ. On pathological examination of involved vessels, the intima is globally thickened, and infiltrated by fibroblasts, mononuclear cells, and smooth muscle cells. It is one cause of transplant failure.
See also: vasculopathy
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Some of these features are seen in transplant vasculopathy.
Identification of transplant vasculopathy: Transplant vasculopathy (TV) starts with intimal thickening that can not be detected by coronary angiography (42).
These states include sepsis and inflammatory diseases such as arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and transplant vasculopathy.
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