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Question 11# Print Question

In the prevention of graft rejection, cyclosporine:

A. Blocks transcription of interleukin-1 (IL-l) and tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α)
B. Inhibits lymphocyte nucleic acid metabolism
C. Results in rapid decrease in the number of circulatory T lymphocytes
D. Selectively inhibits T-cell activation

Question 12# Print Question

The most common cause of renal failure in the United States is:

A. Chronic glomerulonephritis
B. Chronic pyelonephritis
C. Diabetes mellitus
D. Obstructive uropathy

Question 13# Print Question

 The best method of monitoring the development of acute rejection in a patient after cardiac transplantation is:

A. Dipyridamole thallium study
B. Electrocardiogram
C. Endomyocardial biopsy
D. Ultrasound examination of the heart

Question 14# Print Question

Absolute contraindications to renal transplantation for a patient with chronic renal failure include all of the following EXCEPT:

A. Chronic active hepatitis
B. Colo rectal cancer
C. Psychiatric illness
D. Sickle cell disease

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All of the following is true for living renal transplant EXCEPT:

A. Donor's kidneys with multiple renal arteries should be avoided
B. The donor's left kidney is preferable
C. There is no medical benefit to the donor
D. The intraperitoneal approach is most often used for harvest

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