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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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ACC/AHA 2004 guideline update for coronary artery bypass graft surgery: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee to Update the 1999 Guidelines for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery).
Effect of coronary artery bypass graft surgery on survival: overview of 10-year results from randomised trials by the Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Trialists Collaboration.
Staten Island University Hospital, was rated in the top five percent nationally and in the top tiers of hospitals as it achieves a second decile ranking based on second-year overall quality score in the clinical focus areas of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and heart failure.
AnMed Health rated in the top decile, based on its second-year, overall quality score in the clinical focus areas of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and hip and knee replacement surgery.
HQID tracks process and outcome measures in five clinical areas - acute myocardial infarction (AMI), heart failure (CHF), coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), pneumonia and hip and knee replacement.
The first clinical study in this program will assess the therapeutic benefit of exposing an excised saphenous vein, one of two principal veins running near the surface of the leg, to NEUGENE drug AVI-5126 immediately before connecting it to the coronary artery circulation of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedures.
The Quantix/OR is designed to provide surgeons with quantitative hemodynamic information in coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and carotid endarterectomy procedures.
Cook) in March 2006 for device delivery of the NEUGENE(R) antisense drug AVI-4126, while the company is focusing internal development on coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) using AVI-5126.
Clinical areas considered for the 2006 Premier Award for Quality are Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI), Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG), Heart Failure, Hip and/or Knee Replacement Procedures, Pneumonia, and Maternal and Neonatal Care (Pregnancy).

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