Pathology of human intestinal transplantation.

  title={Pathology of human intestinal transplantation.},
  author={Randall G. Lee and Kentaro Nakamura and Athanassios C. Tsamandas and Kareem M. Abu-Elmagd and Hiroyuki Furukawa and William R. Hutson and Jorge Luis Reyes and J S Tabasco-Minguillan and Satoru Todo and Anthony Jack Demetris},
  volume={110 6},
BACKGROUND & AIMS Intestinal transplantation is a developing therapeutic option for patients with irreversible intestinal failure or short bowel syndrome. The aim of this study was to delineate the histopathology of human intestinal allografts and to define the features of intestinal rejection. METHODS The histological features of 3015 endoscopic biopsy specimens and 23 allograft specimens from 62 intestinal recipients were analyzed retrospectively and correlated with clinical findings… CONTINUE READING


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