autotransplant


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autotransplant

[¦ȯd·ō′tranz‚plant]
(biology)
Tissue removed from an organism and grafted on another site of the same organism. Also known as autograft.
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Only a handful of cardiac autotransplants have been performed, and in all of these cases, just a single chamber at most has been removed and rebuilt.
The autotransplant, in contrast, is powered by a small internal pacemaker similar to those used to control erratic hearts.
Silber said that he believes the appeal of this more patient-friendly ovarian transplantation could be wide reaching, extending beyond autotransplants for chemotherapy patients and even beyond allotransplants for patients with premature ovarian failure.
Superior outcome with melphalan 200 mg/m2 (MEL 200) for scheduled second autotransplant compared with MEL + TBI or CTX for myeloma (MM) in pre-Tx-2 PR.
The option of ovarian transplant is not much encouraging and for autotransplants it requires only monozygotic twins, although it is still in research stage (38).
Studies on regeneration of heterotopic splenic autotransplants.
Other types of transplantation include autotransplants (a person's own organs or tissues are used for transplantation) and isotransplants (organs from one person are transplanted into another genetically identical person, like an identical twin).
Autotransplants for Hodgkin's disease in patients never achieving remission: are port from the Autologous Blood and Marrow Transplant Registry.
Controversy in multiple myeloma transplants: Tandem autotransplants and mini-allografts.