The role of interleukin-17 during acute rejection after lung transplantation.

@article{Vanaudenaerde2006TheRO,
  title={The role of interleukin-17 during acute rejection after lung transplantation.},
  author={Bart Vanaudenaerde and Lieven Joseph Dupont and Wim Wuyts and Erik K. Verbeken and Isabelle Meyts and Dominique M. A. Bullens and Ellen Dilissen and L Luyts and Dirk E Van Raemdonck and Geert M. Verleden},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={779-87}
}
Acute rejection (AR) is an important complication that can occur after lung transplantation and constitutes a risk factor for bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome, which is characterised by a neutrophilic airway inflammation. The specific aim of this study was to investigate the role of interleukin (IL)-17, which promotes chemotaxis of neutrophils by inducing… CONTINUE READING