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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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The study included 56 consecutive allotransplanted patients (Table 1) during a 77-month period, representing all adult patients from a defined geographic area (Norwegian Health Regions III, IV, and V) transplanted with a family donor; the decision to do an allotransplantation was taken by the Norwegian Advisory Board for Stem Cell Transplantation and based on national guidelines.
Muttini et al., "Role of amniotic fluid mesenchymal cells engineered on MgHA/collagenbased scaffold allotransplanted on an experimental animal study of sinus augmentation," Clinical Oral Investigations, vol.
In developed industrialized countries allotransplants from bone banks have been used routinely for more than three decades now.
Similar results in patients with allotransplants were obtained by Lioznov and collegues, (79) in which MRD evaluation was crucial in the posttransplant period for assessing whether the patients should be treated with donor lymphocytes.
In the group of allotransplanted women, signs of toxic effects on the ovaries were much more severe in those women affected by cGVHD.
Gunter-Duwe et al., "1[alpha],25-Dihydroxyvitamin [D.sub.3] shows strong and additive immunomodulatory effects with cyclosporine A in rat renal allotransplants," Kidney International, vol.
Autotransplant and allotransplants of teeth in the subcutaneous tissues of rabbits: a histological study.
Simmons tackles the standard topics of abortion, euthanasia, and stem-cell research, but he also includes chapters on artificial hearts and cyborgs, the ethics of composite tissue allotransplants, and the demonic and medicine.
In addition to PERV, porcine cytomegalovirus, herpesvirus, and hepatitis E virus also should be controlled since these viruses are common in immune-suppressed recipients of allotransplants (Mueller et al., 2004; Kamar et al., 2008).
One case, a 38-year-old man with blood group A who had been allotransplanted for multiple myeloma with PBPCs from his fully-matched sister with blood group O, developed severe immune hemolysis on day 9.
Interestingly, chapters 7, 8, and 11 deal with artificial organs and the potential of cyborg creation, composite tissue allotransplants (for example, face and hand transplants), and demonic exorcism as a treatment option for psychiatrists.