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graft,

in surgery: see transplantation, medicaltransplantation, medical,
surgical procedure by which a tissue or organ is removed and replaced by a corresponding part, usually from another part of the body or from another individual.
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graft

[graft]
(biology)
To unite to form a graft.
A piece of tissue transplanted from one individual to another or to a different place on the same individual.
An individual resulting from the grafting of parts.
(botany)
To unite a scion to an understock in such manner that the two grow together and continue development as a single plant without change in scion or stock.

graft

To join a scion, shoot, or bud to the stock of another similar plant.

graft

1. Horticulture
a. a piece of plant tissue (the scion), normally a stem, that is made to unite with an established plant (the stock), which supports and nourishes it
b. the plant resulting from the union of scion and stock
c. the point of union between the scion and the stock
2. Surgery a piece of tissue or an organ transplanted from a donor or from the patient's own body to an area of the body in need of the tissue
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However, under certain circumstances, abnormal new blood vessel creation or neovascularisation occurs, inducing an immune response against the donor graft that can lead to immunological corneal graft rejection.
The success or failure of renal transplantation is mainly dependent on whether graft rejection occurs.
The drugs most transplant patients rely on to inhibit their immune systems and prevent graft rejection have serious side effects.
EyeGate Pharma, Waltham, MA, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation for its lead clinical compound, ECP-437 (dexamethasone phosphate), delivered via the EyeGate II Iontophoretic Delivery System for the treatment of corneal graft rejection.
Gene Signal, a biotech company registered in Switzerland, is currently starting the Phase III study of GS-101, its most advanced therapeutic ophthalmic solution, for the prevention of corneal graft rejection.
Neonatal birth weights were lower in the group with maternal graft rejection than the group without rejection (1,780 g vs.
risk of graft rejection, the interaction also raises costs because the dosage of an expensive drug has to be increased," Dr.
Almost all grafts run down after some time, through areaction that does not seem to be the same thing as graft rejection (a type of immune response mounted by the host against the graft),' Morrell says.
Belatacept is an investigational agent under development by Bristol-Myers Squibb to prevent graft rejection and maintain kidney function following renal transplantation.
VEGF-C markedly up-regulated in corneal graft rejection.
The researchers found that matching donor and recipient by gender resulted in 13 percent lower risk of graft rejection within the first year; 14 percent lower rate of graft rejection over the study period; 25 percent drop in 30-day death rate; and 20 percent lower one-year death rate.
TSX:ISA) announced today the enrolment of the last patient in its Phase 2b trial assessing ISA247 for the prevention of kidney graft rejection following transplantation.