News & Updates
Search Research Content
Resource Finder at Kennedy Krieger Institute
A free resource that provides access to information and support for individuals and families living with developmental disabilities.
The effect of MICA antigens on transplant outcomes: a systematic review.
|Title||The effect of MICA antigens on transplant outcomes: a systematic review.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2011|
|Authors||Lu J, Luo L, Guo Y, Long D, Wei L, Shan J, Feng L, Li S, Yang X, Lu Y, Krams S, Li Y|
|Journal||Journal of evidence-based medicine|
|Date Published||2011 May|
Human major histocompatibility complex class I-related gene A (MICA) is reportedly associated with poor transplant outcomes and a high risk of acute and chronic rejection in solid organ transplantation. However, studies on these risks have found conflicting results. In order to identify areas in which additional research is needed, we have undertaken the first systematic review of evidence concerning the risk of anti-MICA antibodies in recipients' sera.
|Alternate Journal||J Evid Based Med|