Clinical and subclinical acute rejection early after liver transplantation: contributing factors and relevance for the long-term course.

@article{Tippner2001ClinicalAS,
  title={Clinical and subclinical acute rejection early after liver transplantation: contributing factors and relevance for the long-term course.},
  author={C Tippner and Bjorn A P Nashan and Ken Hoshino and E Schmidt-Sandte and Kunihiro Akimaru and Klaus H. W. B{\"o}ker and Hans J. Schlitt},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2001},
  volume={72 6},
  pages={
          1122-8
        }
}
Routine transplant aspiration cytology (TAC) after liver transplantation gives detailed information that concerns immunologic events in the graft. TAC can be helpful for diagnosis of acute rejection, but it also detects morphological signs of rejection without clinical correlate ("subclinical rejection"). The aim of this study was to systematically evaluate factors that influence the development of early clinical and subclinical rejection and to analyze the relevance of these early immunologic… CONTINUE READING
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