Same-sex heart transplants work better

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Same-sex heart transplants work better

Something new for the religious right to have a hissy-fit about:

Matching donor and recipient by gender led to:

• a 13 percent lower risk of organ rejection in the first year;

• a 14 percent lower risk of rejection throughout the study, which had an average follow-up of more than three years;

• a 24 percent drop in the risk of dying in the first 30 days after transplant;

• and a 20 percent lower risk of dying after one year.

http://fe32.story.media.ac4.yahoo.com/news/us/story/ap/20081112/ap_on_he_me/med_heart_transplants_gender