Early tolerance in pediatric liver allograft recipients

Andreas G. Tzakis, Jorge Reyes, Adrianna Zeevi, Hector Ramos, Bakr Nour, Nancy Reinsmoen, Satoru Todo, Thomas E. Starzl

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Abstract

The authors report on six pediatric liver transplant recipients for whom allograft tolerance occurred shortly after transplantation (ie, less than 1.5 years). All the patients had associated life-threatening viral complications. They are currently immmunocompetent. The tolerant state may be related to the development of a TH2 cytokine pattern.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)754-756
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume29
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1994

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Keywords

  • Liver transplantation
  • allograft

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Tzakis, A. G., Reyes, J., Zeevi, A., Ramos, H., Nour, B., Reinsmoen, N., Todo, S., & Starzl, T. E. (1994). Early tolerance in pediatric liver allograft recipients. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 29(6), 754-756. https://doi.org/10.1016/0022-3468(94)90362-X