autograft

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autograft:

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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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autograft

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In addition to the conjunctival autograft, a part of the limbal stem cells is included that aids in the complete anatomic and physiologic reconstruction of the excised pterygium area.
The need for a longer period of protection was highlighted in an animal study by Jackson and colleagues (34) in which they compared BPTB autograft and fresh frozen BPTB allograft ACL reconstructions and found that after 6 weeks, the autografts had a greater cross-sectional area compared to the allograft.
Gobbi and Foster TE et al compared the biological incorporation and mechanical properties of allografts and autografts in a sheep model.
Rates of engraftment at postoperative day 14, however, significantly favored the expanded split-thickness skin autografts group at 96.
The patient was cooled 26[degrees]C and following cardioplegic diastolic arrest the pulmonary autograft in the aortic position was incised.
Current use indicates that surgeons prefer ceramic, autograft bone, and plastic pore prostheses.
The study was a direct comparison of StrataGraft([R]) to the standard of care which currently requires the harvest of an autograft from the patient's uninjured skin for transplantation.
10) Some investigators have found increased rates of clinical failure compared to autografts.
Ultimately, the question of preference of pulmonary autografts over mechanical prostheses in adolescents winds down to choice of complications of the one therapy over the other and must be based on preferred life style by the individual patient and family.
All conjunctival autografts in both groups were successfully attached and were in fact after 2 months.
Bone-patella-bone autografts were obtained utilizing a midline skin incision from the inferior pole of the patella to the tibial tubercle.