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allograft:

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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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allograft

[′a·lō‚graft]
(biology)
Graft from a donor transplanted to a genetically dissimilar recipient of the same species. Also known as allogeneic graft.
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An allograft is tissue surgically transplanted from one person to another.
Chronic and Refractory Plantar Fasciitis Treatment with Single-Dose Dehydrated Amniotic Allograft Injection", authored by Myron Hansen, Dr.
For the first time, surgeons can have an allograft with strength qualities equivalent to an autograft that is also truly sterile.
Allograft cartilage is ideal for transplantation for a multitude of reasons.
The most important factor for success is selecting an appropriate donor and pairing the allograft with the optimal recipient; if that is not done, the patient's chance of having a subsequent successful transplant may be ruined because of sensitization to human leukocyte antigens from the failed kidney transplant.
Other reports of allograft rejection during antiviral therapy in transplant patients have raised questions about the appropriateness of such treatment.
Regeneration is completing development of the implant and expects to introduce these new allografts to market within the next 12 months.
The biomechanical strength of Osprey Allograft Bio-Implants will not be compromised by the effects of freeze drying.
Once harvested and cleaned the allograft is transferred to an antibiotic solution for 24 hours at 37[degrees]C followed by storage.
The federal government has launched an effort to determine if the time has come to include vascularized composite allografts such as hand and face transplants to the number of organs covered by regulations governing the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN).
Allograft failure and mortality occurred in 48% of patients with CMV disease, 35% of those with subclinical CMV infection, and in only 17% of non-CMV-infected patients.
RTI) (Nasdaq: RTIX), the Florida-based processor of orthopedic, dental, hernia and other biologic implants, has donated Matrix HD[TM] sterilized dermis allografts to use in limb salvage procedures for victims of the recent natural disasters in Haiti.