autograft

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autograft:

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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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autograft

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Donor site morbidity is a concern for both patella tendon and hamstring autografts.
The patient was cooled 26[degrees]C and following cardioplegic diastolic arrest the pulmonary autograft in the aortic position was incised.
Current use indicates that surgeons prefer ceramic, autograft bone, and plastic pore prostheses.
The study was a direct comparison of StrataGraft([R]) to the standard of care which currently requires the harvest of an autograft from the patient's uninjured skin for transplantation.
Outerbridge and colleagues used osteochondral autografts for the treatment of osteochondritis dissecans.
His first case series is described in "Salvage of contaminated cranial bone flap autografts using OsteoCleanse[sup.
The Australian study reviewed the cases of seven children with a severe form of RDEB, who had been treated with both autografts and CCS.
In addition, autografts on the Dermagraft-TC sites had a take rate equivalent to or better than the control sites in all patients.
The British Journal of Plastic Surgery also reported that CCS was successfully used alongside autografts in fifteen out of sixteen hand reconstructive surgeries.
Autografts, bone grafts from the patient's own skeleton, are often not suitable and add to a patient's pain and recovery time.
Hypertrophic granulation tissue was excised and AlloDerm was applied as a dermal substitute, covered by cultured epithelial autografts (CEAs), followed later by additional bedside applications of CEAs.
Autografts have a fairly high risk of complication and can require lengthy hospital stays.