A large, single center investigation of the immunogenetic factors affecting liver transplantation.

@article{Doran2000ALS,
  title={A large, single center investigation of the immunogenetic factors affecting liver transplantation.},
  author={Teresa Doran and Andrew F. Geczy and Dorothy Painter and Geoffery McCaughan and A. G. R. Sheil and Caner S{\"u}sal and Gerhard Opelz},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2000},
  volume={69 7},
  pages={1491-8}
}
BACKGROUND Reports on the relevance of immunogenetic factors in liver transplantation are often conflicting or inconclusive. We have, therefore, investigated a range of factors that may underlie liver graft survival. METHODS The influences of HLA, flow cytometric, and enhanced cytotoxic crossmatching and immunoglobulin (Ig)A levels on graft survival, and acute and chronic rejection were investigated for a single center involving 446 patients over 13 years. RESULTS The effect of HLA… CONTINUE READING

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