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Table 2 Number of rejection episodes before, during and after tTLI

From: Tailored total lymphoid irradiation in heart transplant patients: 10-years experience of one center

Patient Rejection episodes before tTLI* Rejection episodes during tTLI* Rejection episodes after tTLI* Time to first subsequent rejection episode (months) Severe Infections during tTLI Current status
1 7 1 1 31 HZ alive
2 5 2 1 25 none alive
3 5 0 1 5 none alive
4 12 0 0 n.a. none dead#
5 3 0 2 77 US, PJP alive+
6 4 1 6 29 none alive
7 5 0 1 31 none alive
  1. Abbreviations: tTLI = tailored total lymphoid irradiation; n.a. = not applicable; HZ = generalized herpes zoster; US = urosepsis; PJP = pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia; * Rejection episodes were defined as a rejection of ≥ IIIA according to the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) criteria; # patient died because of graft coronary artery disease; + patient experienced a post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder.