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Grading Criteria of Billingham for Acute Rejection of a Heart Transplant (Stanford Criteria)

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Billingham developed criteria for grading the severity of acute rejection in patients with cardiac transplant. This can help identify patients who may benefit from aggressive immunosuppressive therapy. The author is from Stanford University.

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