What is hyperacute AMR rejection following lung transplantation?

Updated: Aug 19, 2019
  • Author: Bryan A Whitson, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Mary C Mancini, MD, PhD, MMM  more...
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Hyperacute rejection

Hyperacute rejection occurs in cases of an immunoglobulin G donor-specific human leukocyte antigen (HLA) antibody-positive crossmatch and results in acute diffuse alveolar damage.


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