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Chapter 45. Organ Transplantation

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

A. IL-10

B. IL-17

C. IFN-γ

D. IL-6

E. IL-13

C. IFN-γ

Lymphoma after transplant is most commonly of which cellular origin?

A. T-cell

B. B-cell

C. Delta Cell

D. Gamma Cell

E. Macrophage

B. B-cell

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

A. Two

B. One-half

C. Four

D. Three

E. Unchanged

A. Two

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

A. Kidney

B. Heart

C. Liver

D. Lung

E. All of the above

E. All of the above

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

A. Hepatocellular carcinoma

B. Hepatitis C infection with liver failure

C. Steatohepatitis with liver failure

D. Metastatic colon cancer

E. Alcoholic cirrhosis with liver failure

D. Metastatic colon cancer

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