An important role for autoimmunity in the immunopathogenesis of chronic allograft rejection.

@article{Tiriveedhi2012AnIR,
  title={An important role for autoimmunity in the immunopathogenesis of chronic allograft rejection.},
  author={Venkataswarup Tiriveedhi and Nandini Sarma and Thalchallour Mohanakumar},
  journal={International journal of immunogenetics},
  year={2012},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={373-80}
}
Organ transplantation is the treatment of choice for patients with end-stage organ dysfunction. In spite of advances in understanding of donor and recipient physiology, organ preservation, operative techniques and immunosuppression, long-term graft survival still remains a major problem primarily due to chronic rejection. Alloimmune responses to mismatched… CONTINUE READING