Platelet Deposition in Renal Transplant Rejection and Treatment with Prostacyclin Infusion

  • M. Schwarz
  • Ch. Leithner
  • H. Sinzinger


Platelet deposition on vascular endothelium is well known to play a key role in transplant rejection. Colman and co-workers1 and Smith and co-workers2 have described this phenomenon in acute and subacute rejection, whereas Leithner and coworkers3 observed platelet deposition by a radioisotopic method in the majority of patients suffering from chronic rejection too.


Blood Urea Nitrogen Acute Rejection Plasma Creatinine Chronic Rejection Transplant Rejection 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Schwarz
    • 1
  • Ch. Leithner
    • 1
  • H. Sinzinger
    • 1
  1. 1.Second Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

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