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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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The procurement of homograft valves is done from beating heart donors in an operating theatre and nonbeating heart donors from a clean mortuary usually before the postmortem.
Preserved costal cartilage homograft application for the treat- ment of temporomandibular joint ankylosis.
Homograft replacement of the trachea using immunosuppression.
The Ross procedure is a technique in wich the pulmonary valve of the patient is placed in the aortic position (autograft) and a homograft is placed in the pulmonary position.
The tracheoplasty dehisced after nine days and was replaced by aortic homograft over a length of 2.
In the latter, the surgeon will repair the valve or replace it with a mechanical (artificial) prosthesis, a biological valve taken from a pig or cow, or a homograft, a donated human valve that has been preserved and treated with antibiotics.
NMMC's cardiothoracic surgeons were also among the first to use homograft heart valves to replace a person's own damaged or diseased heart valves.
The company says the Contegra conduit can be used instead of a homograft (human valve) currently considered the device of choice for this type of reconstruction.
During surgery, a large pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta and thickened dysplastic aortic valves were replaced with an aortic valve homograft.
The surgical procedure consists of transecting the main pulmonary artery branch and closing the distal end using a homograft patch (Swanson, 1995).