Published in Blood Weekly, June 14th, 2001
"This finding should lead to a change in diagnostic testing and treatment," said Dr. Jeffrey A. Towbin, a professor of pediatric cardiology at Baylor, in Houston, Texas. "It could also improve long-term survival."
The discovery, reported in the May 17, 2001, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, shows why many children suffer heart transplant failure months and even years after surgery, including cardiac rejection and the development of transplant coronary artery disease. The...
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