The use of Indium-111-Labeled Platelets in the Management of Renal Transplant Patients

  • Helmut F. Sinzinger
  • Christian W. Leithner
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 88)


The endothelium of arteries, capillaries, and veins of transplanted organs represents a frontier between the transplanted organ and the recipient. Its integrity depends on immunological considerations. In a recent publication, Frampton and coworkers (1) stated, “The more acute the rejection, the more profound the platelet involvement.”


Acute Rejection Renal Allograft Chronic Rejection Platelet Deposition Hyperacute Rejection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helmut F. Sinzinger
    • 1
  • Christian W. Leithner
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Nuclear MedicineUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Second Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

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