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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.
Boething et al14 had similar results and reported no surgical reintervention at 4 years for Contegra, whereas 20% homografts needed replacement over the same period.
Medtronic explains the Contegra conduit combines many features of a homograft with the convenience of a readily available product in a range of small sizes particularly suitable for pediatric use.
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: vienna general hospital, decellularization of homografts.
The unavailability of homografts has led to a rising demand for conduits for right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) reconstruction surgery.
In general, most authors recommend porcine xenografts and homografts for the reconstruction of a competent pulmonary valve, that the late deterioration and re-operations are the rule (10).
Freeze-dried homografts of human aortas were soon replaced by synthetic grafts, first of nylon, then of Goretex and Dacron.
The use of homografts in ossiculoplasty has been well documented in the literature.
Preece MA, Will RG: Friendly fire in medicine: Hormones, homografts, and Ceutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
Friendly fire" in medicine: hormones, homografts, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.