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Refusal by a bank to grant credit, usually because of the applicants financial history, or refusal to accept a security presented to complete a trade, usually because of a lack of proper endorsements or violation of rules of a firm.
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1. A bank's refusal to grant a line of credit. This often applies to the refusal to grant a mortgage loan to an uncreditworthy person or a business loan to someone without a proper business plan.

2. An investor's refusal to accept a security presented to him/her/it. Reasons for this include suspicion of fraud or improperly filled-out forms.

3. Refusal to provide insurance coverage because the insurance company believes that the claim describes a service or situation that the policy does not cover.
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The refusal to accept a security that has been delivered by a customer or broker. A questionable certificate or an improper endorsement are reasons for rejection.
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Acute and chronic rejection in upper extremity transplantation: what have we learned?
A number of contributing factors have been linked to PTE including acute and chronic rejections, transplant renal artery stenosis, smoking, diabetes, type and dose of immunosuppression, use of diuretics, anti hypertensive medication, extent of allograft function and duration on dialysis.1-3 It is more common in the male gender.
However, they also indicated that all GalT-KO heart grafts underwent graft failure with AHXR and/or chronic rejection. In recent report, the role of alpha-1,3-galactosyltransferase (alpha-Gal) antigen in valve calcification by comparing alpha-Gal-positive and alphaGal-deficient (GT-KO) pig pericardium was examined to improve the use of heart valve in xenotransplantation (Lila et al., 2010).
At the time of submission, we had not seen evidence of chronic rejection in any of our patients.
Four patients in Group B died following rehospitalization with the diagnosis of chronic rejection, supported by echocardiographic evidence of segmental wall movement impairment and decreasing in ejection fraction.
NEW YORK -- Surgeons at Columbia University in New York are performing laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication in many lung transplant recipients who show evidence of significant gastroesophageal reflux and chronic rejection, Dr.
Carl received a second transplant in November 2003, but this also triggered chronic rejection and he lost that organ.
After loss of organ function due to chronic rejection, she underwent combined kidney-pancreas transplantation 5 years later, in 1990.
Chronic rejection leads to late graft loss, occurs insidiously over months to years, and results in progressive loss of renal function.
Children having undergone a thoracic organ transplant are monitored closely for signs of acute cellular rejection as well as evidence of chronic rejection. The transplant recipient is at risk for acute rejection at any time during his/her life.
There is always the chance of what nephrologists call chronic rejection, where slowly over the years the new kidney is eroded.
Next, there is the chronic rejection that with human-to-human transplants requires life-long suppression of the immune system, but which might require stronger measures for xenotransplants.

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