antirejection


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an·ti·re·jec·tion

 (ăn′tē-rĭ-jĕk′shən, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Preventing rejection of a transplanted tissue or organ.

antirejection

(ˌæntɪrɪˈdʒɛkʃən)
adj
acting to prevent the rejection of a transplanted organ

an•ti•re•jec•tion

(ˌæn ti rɪˈdʒɛk ʃən, ˌæn taɪ-)
adj.
preventing the rejection of a transplanted organ: antirejection drugs.
[l965–70]
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His relatively asymptomatic clinical course was probably related to the recovery of bone marrow function during the incubation period, in contrast to the index patient, who was subjected to continuous lymphocyte-depleting immunosuppression from the antirejection prophylaxis administered during the incubation period.
The missing medication is 75mg of Azaehriprine and antirejection drug Progras which came in 56 tablets of 2mg.
anti-inflammatory and antirejection medication rob the body of vitamin D, potassium, vitamin B12, calcium and iron.
Massive doses of steroids and antirejection drugs are injected into the patient to counter the body's own assault.
I conceived OnTimeRx[R] in 2000 after discovering that many transplant patients lose their newly transplanted organs simply because they don't adhere to their antirejection medications.
Antirejection therapy with high doses of corticosteroids could have exerted an additional important risk factor.
Prograf is an antirejection medication used after an organ transplant to reduce the risk of organ rejection.
Chemotherapy, transplant antirejection medications, and steroid medications lower white blood cell and neutrophil counts, which inhibit immune system responses and predispose this population to infection and greater complications if STDs are present (Ashoor et al.
Historically, rejection of transplanted solid organs was thought to be largely cell mediated, with antirejection immunosuppressive agents and histopathologic diagnostic criteria targeted at T-cell infiltrates.
If the transplant had been successful, Lindsey was set to undergo a year of antirejection treatment followed by in vitro fertilization.
There will be 7 phases involved in the study: primary and secondary screening, medical evaluation, in vitro fertilization (IVF) with cryopreservation of sufficient number of embryos, transplantation and use of antirejection drugs, embryo transfer, pregnancy/delivery, and ultimately removal of the transplanted uterus.