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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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Furthermore, the opportunity for quality control of the LITA to LAD bypass graft and anastomosis by a coronary angiogram is lost and, therefore, this strategy requires a reangiography [12, 13].
Fifteen-year experience with subcutaneous bypass grafts for lower limb extremity ischemia.
These older patients have traditionally not been as well represented as younger patients in studies examining the effectiveness of stents and bypass grafts. However, as the population ages and people in general are living longer, it's likely that more octogenarians will be seeking interventions to treat their CAD, says Mount Sinai cardiologist Ira Nash, MD.
"Our trial did not show any overall advantage to the use of the off-pump" coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), the authors wrote (N.
Trasylol is an antifibrinolytic drug approved to reduce blood loss during surgery and the need for blood transfusion in certain patient undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass in the course of coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
Inclusion criteria: Patients 60 years of age or over undergoing non-urgent coronary artery bypass graft surgery with or without valve replacement/repair
The primary endpoint was the combined incidence of nonfatal myocardial infarction (heart attack) or death through 30 days following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery in moderate-to-high risk patients.
Because clinical outcome is closely related to bypass graft patency, follow-up examinations are critical.
and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company entered into an agreement to jointly develop and commercialize Corgentech's edifoligide (E2F Decoy), a first-of-its-kind treatment currently in Phase III development for the prevention of vein graft failure following coronary artery bypass graft and peripheral artery (i.e., leg) bypass graft surgery.
The procedure is called "beating heart" surgery and involves working on the bypass graft while the heart is still beating.
The program's highlight is a live broadcast of a low-risk coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
A coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) is often needed when an artery in the heart is narrowed or blocked, with an artery or vein from another part of the body grafted to the heart to bypass the narrowed area.