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Scientists have found a way to avoid rejection of donor valves

April 24 2008

Moldovan doctors together with German colleagues for the first time in the world to the clinical application of technology in order to avoid rejection of a patient's donor heart valves after transplantation. The human immune system is designed so that it always rejects foreign tissue.

To avoid rejection of donor organs after transplantation, the patients for years are forced to take drugs that inhibit this reaction, which significantly reduces immunity.

New technology allows you to "trick" the patient's body, which takes a specially treated donor heart valves for their own, reports RIA Novosti .

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