Twenty consecutive patients with kidney graft rejection refractory to chemical immunosuppression were treated with local irradiation to the transplanted renal graft (3x1.5 Gy). Ten patients were complete responders (median follow-up: 47 months). Six patients were partial responders and failed after 1-4 months. Four patients did not respond.

Acute rejection, Radiation therapy, Renal transplant
dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2004.08.011, hdl.handle.net/1765/68821
Radiotherapy & Oncology
Department of Radiation Oncology

Nuyttens, J.J.M.E, Harper, J, Jenrette, J.M, & Turrisi, A.T, III. (2005). Outcome of radiation therapy for renal transplant rejection refractory to chemical immunosuppression. Radiotherapy & Oncology, 74(1), 17–19. doi:10.1016/j.radonc.2004.08.011