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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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The records of patients on hemodialysis who have had both an upper extremity arteriovenous graft and an anterior chest wall arteriovenous graft placed after January 1, 1996 were selected.
An arteriovenous graft is used for children who do not have adequate vessels for a fistula.
At our centre, arteriovenous grafts are cannulated a minimum of three weeks after insertion.
This is in spite of the fact that when compared with AAVFs these Arteriovenous Grafts (AVGs) have higher rate of complications and decreased patency.
Patients with arteriovenous grafts were not included.
The patient had a history of frequent hospitalizations for complications of hemodialysis-dependent, end-stage renal disease, and intravascular access, including two failed arteriovenous grafts, multiple central venous catheter-associated infections, and intermittent receipt of vancomycin therapy through June 1998.
PRT-201 is also being studied for its ability to prolong the patency of arteriovenous grafts (AVGs).
KHA-CARI Guideline: vascular access--Central venous catheters, arteriovenous fistulae and arteriovenous grafts.