Heart allograft protection with low-dose carbon monoxide inhalation: Effects on inflammatory mediators and alloreactive T-cell responses Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Graft Survival
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Inflammation Mediators
  • T-Lymphocytes

abstract

  • These results show that low dose CO inhalation protects heart allografts and can considerably prolong their survival. CO appears to function via multiple mechanisms, including direct inhibition of Th1 type cytokine production and regulation of inflammatory responses.

publication date

  • January 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.tp.0000188637.80695.7f

PubMed ID

  • 16436966

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 220

end page

  • 30

volume

  • 81

number

  • 2