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Because, genetically - the donated 'cells' are a closer match to the patient's DNA structure than if they came from a stranger. This means that the patient's immune system is more likely to accept the donation than reject it.

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Q: Why is a patient more unlikely to reject an allograft if it comes from a close relative?
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Why does a patient's body is less likely to reject and allograft if it comes from a relative?

Because it is more likely that a relative will have the same MHCs (major histocompatibility complexes) on their cells. When immune cells patrol the body they will bind these complexes which tell them whether the cell they are binding is 'self" or "nonself". If they bind a MHC which they percieve as nonself, they may initate an immune response leading to rejection of the graft

Can a hospital reject a patient if they have a broken bone?


Is 1 in 10 highly unlikely?

It is unlikely. Most statisticians would not consider the occurrence of an event with that probability as sufficient evidence to reject a hypothesis.

What is a sentence using the word reject?

Doctors worried that the patient may reject the liver transplant.Surprisingly, he chose to reject the generous offer.I reject the belief that criminals cannot be rehabilitated.(noun)His gun was a factory reject but it would still fire a bullet.

How do immunosuppressive drugs work?

They work by 'tricking' the body into accepting things like a donor organ. Normally, the body would reject an organ from another person, because it's not an exact match to the patient's tissues. The drugs stop the patient producing anti-bodies that would fight to reject the donated organ. Unfortunately, they also destroy the patient's natural disease-fighting capabilities - which is why initially, the patient is kept in isolation.

When do we reject a hypothesis?

When we've proven that the hypothesis is false !

What is the role of science and technology in the field of medicine?

for example production of monoclonal antibodies has made impossible possible in the case of medical sciences. mononclonal antibodies named OKT-3 injection which is helpful in renal allograft transplantation, which doesn't allow receptor to reject the transplant producing antibodies against it .

Why is it difficult to use skin from another person when treating burns patient?

rhe body might reject it and see it as 'foreign'.

Why is it difficult to use skin from another person when treating a burns patient?

rhe body might reject it and see it as 'foreign'.

What is the future tense of word reject?

will reject - I will reject his applicationgoing to reject - They are going to reject my applicationam /is /are rejecting + time phrase. - They are rejectinghis application tomorrow

The term statistical significance implies that the results are?

The observed value is unlikely to have occured purely bt chance under the null hypothesis and, as a consequence, you ought to reject the null in favour of the alternative hypothesis.

Is a doctor chosen by the patient who is the first doctor the patient sees responsible for making referrals for further treatment by a specialist or for hospitalization?

If the doctor believes treatment by a specialist or hospitalization is necessary, yes, he is responsible for making those recommendations to the patient. The patient is ultimately the one who will either accept or reject those recommendations, and could seek a second opinion from another doctor if he or she chooses. If the patient accepts the advice of the first doctor, the doctor will make the referrals.