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Chapter 45. Organ Transplantation

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Which of the following cytokines is most often implicated in the delayed type hypersensitivity?

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A. IL-10

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B. IL-17

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C. IFN-γ

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D. IL-6

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E. IL-13

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C. IFN-γ

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Lymphoma after transplant is most commonly of which cellular origin?

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A. T-cell

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B. B-cell

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C. Delta Cell

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D. Gamma Cell

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E. Macrophage

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B. B-cell

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Life expectancy in patients who have undergone kidney transplantation is increased compared with chronic dialysis by a factor of

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A. Two

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B. One-half

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C. Four

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D. Three

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E. Unchanged

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A. Two

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Chronic transplant dysfunction (CTD) is the leading cause of graft failure in the long term. Which of the following organs is affected by CTD?

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A. Kidney

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B. Heart

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C. Liver

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D. Lung

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E. All of the above

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E. All of the above

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Which of the following conditions are not currently indications for liver transplantation?

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A. Hepatocellular carcinoma

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B. Hepatitis C infection with liver failure

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C. Steatohepatitis with liver failure

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D. Metastatic colon cancer

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E. Alcoholic cirrhosis with liver failure

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D. Metastatic colon cancer

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