Example sentences for: allograft

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  • The phenomenon of allograft rejection and IL-2-induced tumor rejection may not only be characterized by the induction of a vigorous inflammatory response but share a common cytotoxic effector mechanism (NK/T-cell degranulation) that is ultimately responsible for direct tissue destruction.

  • This is particularly true given the significant associations of both body mass index and allograft rejection with hospitalized poisonings in this analysis, which may indicate that more complex and individualized methods of medication dosing may be necessary after renal transplantation than are currently used.

  • Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) is a proinflammatory cytokine that may play a role in several disease states, including arthritis, sepsis, Crohn's disease, allograft rejection, asthma and prostate cancer [ 1 2 3 ] . Although MIF was initially described as released from activated T-cells [ 4 5 ] , subsequent investigations have localized MIF in a variety of other cells and tissues (for a recent review [ 1 ] ). For example, pre-formed MIF stores can be found in the epithelia of several organs and may be released in response to endotoxemia [ 6 ] . The role of MIF in the central nervous system remains to be determined, yet neurons in the brain synthesize and rapidly release MIF while glial cells appear to store MIF [ 7 8 ] , and the anterior pituitary gland contains MIF that may be released during endotoxemia [ 9 ] .

  • Use of tricortical iliac crest allograft in anterior or posterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF or PLIF) tends to collapse over time, regardless of additional posterior fixation [ 1 2 ] .

  • Figures 2and 3show the time to hospitalization for poisoning stratified by allograft rejection and body mass index, respectively.

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