immunosuppression


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lowering the body's normal immune response to invasion by foreign substances

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The balance of co-stimulatory and co-inhibitory molecules, which are expressed on T-cells control the immunological response, is crucial in the adaptive immunosuppression induced by sepsis.
However, the report also documents a series of setbacks including eight rejections of the hands, which were managed with immunosuppression drugs.
Researcher at Northeastern University in Boston, found that supplemental oxygenation inhibits the hypoxia driven accumulation of adenosine in the tumour micro environment and weakens immunosuppression.
The introduction of cyclosporine A (CyA) in the early 1980s brought increased interest in the prospect of steroid-free immunosuppression.
Give VAR prior to immunosuppression or while the patient is on low-dose chronic immunosuppression in those patients with no evidence of varicella immunity.
Dodds says, because by then the dog likely has immunity to distemper, and both vaccine viruses must be replicating at the same time for the immunosuppression to occur.
However, cell graft survival seems to greatly depend on an accompanying immunosuppression regimen, yet there are differential responses to identical immunosuppressive therapies.
This finding is significant because other allogeneic tissue and organ transplants usually require life-long immunosuppression, which carries increased risk for cancer and opportunistic infections.
Additionally, we hypothesize that the management of immunosuppression in patients with failed allografts may affect the %PRA in patients placed on the waiting list for re-transplantation.
Immunosuppression is deliberately induced to prevent the body from rejecting an organ transplant, or for the treatment of auto-immune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or Crohn's disease.
Washington, August 1 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher in America has found that AIDS patients are more prone to human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers than others, and that this risk increases with increasing immunosuppression.
It has been suggested that the lowered plasma glutamine concentration contributes, at least in part, to the immunosuppression which accompanies such situations.
The major risk is not during the implementation of immunosuppression, but rather when treatment is stopped or decreased.
On multivariate analysis, immunosuppression was shown to be associated with recurrence (odds ratio 2.