Monitoring of organ allograft rejection by fine needle aspiration cytology

  • P. Häyry
  • J. Ahonen
  • E. von Willebrand
Part of the Developments in Surgery book series (DISU, volume 5)


Most diagnostic problems in clinical transplantation focus in the graft. An obvious need for a closer monitoring of the organ allograft has therefore, emerged. Although several attempts have been made to monitor the intra-graft events in the blood, no reliable method has been developed so far and needle biopsy (NB) has remained as the only method to assess the graft and the intra-graft parameters in clinical practice.


Allograft Rejection Renal Allograft Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology Blast Cell Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy 
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  • P. Häyry
  • J. Ahonen
  • E. von Willebrand

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