Serum and Urinary Levels of Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha in Renal Transplant Patients.

Ciftci H., Demir E., Karadeniz M., Tefik T., Yazici H., Nane I., ...More

Experimental and clinical transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation, vol.16, no.6, pp.671-675, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objectives: Allograft rejection is an important cause of early and long-term graft loss in kidney transplant recipients.Tumor necrosis factor-alpha promotes T-cell activation, the key reaction leading to allograft rejection. Here, we investigated whether serum and urinary tumor necrosis factor-alpha levels can predict allograft rejection.