Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - nontumor
Hyperacute graft rejection

Author: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 13 November 2017, last major update May 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

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

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Arora, K. Hyperacute graft rejection. website. Accessed March 24th, 2018.
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