Organ saviour

 作者:苏霉     |      日期:2019-03-07 01:15:06
A NEW test can detect the impending rejection of an organ transplant by a patient days or weeks before symptoms such as pain, fever and organ failure appear. American and Italian researchers studied 55 heart recipients and 14 liver recipients. They found that those with high levels of T-helper or T-cytotoxic cells started rejecting the organ within a week to 12 days, while patients with high levels of T-suppressor cells accepted it for 14 weeks. “When we test the patient and we find suppressors, we know that he’ll be rejection-free for a long time,