Antibody-mediated rejection in liver transplantation: Current controversies and future directions

Timucin Taner, Mark D. Stegall, Julie K. Heimbach

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Abstract

Interest in the role of donor-specific human leukocyte antibodies in liver transplantation has been rekindled recently. Emerging evidence suggests that these antibodies may cause injury to the liver allograft. Here we review the clinical literature, highlight controversial results, and propose a path forward for the definition and better understanding of antibody-mediated injury to the liver.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)514-527
Number of pages14
JournalLiver Transplantation
Volume20
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Hepatology
  • Transplantation

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