Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - nontumor
Hyperacute graft rejection

Topic Completed: 1 May 2012

Revised: 23 January 2019, last major update May 2012

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PubMed Search: Hyperacute rejection[TI] liver[TI]

Komal Arora, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Arora K. Hyperacute graft rejection. website. Accessed October 18th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Also called humoral rejection
  • Rare in liver
  • Antibody mediated process with necrotizing arteritis, neutrophils and ischemic damage
  • Due to preformed antibodies against donated organ and antibody complement mediated damage to endothelium
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