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Cytokine Gene Polymorphisms in Recurrent Pregnancy Loss of Unknown Cause
Problem:  According to previous investigations, certain cytokines may play a role in recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL). Significantly different levels of Th1/Th2 cytokines are produced by normalExpand
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Conversion from azathioprine [correction of azathioprina] to mycophenolate mofetil in pediatric renal transplant recipients with chronic rejection.
BACKGROUND Chronic rejection is the leading cause of graft failure. Both nonimmunological and immunological mechanisms contribute to this pathology. METHODS We studied changes in kidney function,Expand
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Autoantibodies in Argentine Women with Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
To determine the presence or absence of subclinical autoimmunity in Caucasian Argentine healthy women with first trimester recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL), the sera of 118 healthy women with a historyExpand
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Microchimerism and blocking activity in women with recurrent spontaneous abortion (RSA) after alloimmunization with the partner's lymphocytes.
Alloimmunization therapy using the partner's leukocytes has been reported to be effective in preventing the failure of pregnancy in patients who have suffered RSA of unknown cause. AfterExpand
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Minor H antigen matches and mismatches are equally distributed among recipients with or without complications after HLA identical sibling renal transplantation.
Studies of the effect of minor H antigen mismatching on the outcome of renal transplantation are scarce and concern mainly single center studies. The International Histocompatibility andExpand
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Citoquinas reguladoras de la respuesta al transplante renal alogénico
The outcome of the kidney allograft mainly depends on the immune response and on its complex regulation, where the cytokine network and other mediators play an important role. At present, kidneyExpand
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Trypanosoma cruzi surface mucin TcMuc-e2 expressed on higher eukaryotic cells induces human T cell anergy, which is reversible.
Chagas' disease is a chronic, debilitating, multisystemic disorder that affects millions of people in Latin America. The protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, the etiological agent of Chagas'Expand
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Conversion from cyclosporine A to tacrolimus in pediatric kidney transplant recipients with chronic rejection: Changes in the immune responses
Background. Tacrolimus (Tac) has immunosuppressant properties similar to those of cyclosporine A (CsA), but it is more potent. At present, however, its immunosuppressive activity in renal transplantExpand
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Mycophenolate mofetil and reduced doses of cyclosporine in pediatric liver transplantation with chronic renal dysfunction: Changes in the immune responses
Abstract:  The aim of this study was to study the incidence of chronic renal dysfunction in patients with more than 5 yr of follow‐up following liver transplantation and to evaluate the benefit ofExpand
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