hyperacute


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hyperacute

(ˌhaɪpərəˈkjuːt)
adj
extremely acute or aware
Translations
iperacuto

hyperacute

a. sobreagudo-a, extremadamente agudo-a.
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Human xenotransplantation trials could begin in 5 years, thanks to advances in immunosuppression and the creation of miniature swine whose organs do not provoke hyperacute rejection, experts say.
Within the first 4 weeks of transplant, the predominant complications reported are associated with the surgery itself, hyperacute or acute rejection, and infections of wounds or invasive lines along with bacterial pneumonia and fungal infections.
If the XM is positive, this indicates the presence of preformed antibodies that would lead to hyperacute rejection if the organ were transplanted.
Researchers at the University of Missouri and Immerge BioTherapeutics successfully clone 4 miniature pigs lacking a copy of the 1,3-galactosyltransferase (GGTA1) gene, the gene that causes hyperacute rejection.
This foreign sugar triggers an immune response leading to hyperacute rejection in humans of the transplanted organ.
Genetic engineering has succeeded in creating a lineage of pigs whose endothelial cells do not contain the glycoproteins that would trigger hyperacute rejection.
Research has been done, and there have been some breakthroughs in learns of preventing the hyperacute, or immediate, rejection that occurs across species.
Rejection comes in three phases -- the hyperacute stage immediately following the transplant, the acute stage days or weeks later, and the chronic stage, which lasts as long as the transplanted organ.
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Conventional MR sequences demonstrate most infarcts, but diffusion weighted MR imaging is more sensitive for detection of hyperacute ischemia.