tissue bank

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tissue bank

repository for human tissue intended for clinical or research purposes.
See also: bank.

tissue bank

a facility for storing and maintaining a collection of tissues for future use in transplants.

tissue bank

A repository of cadaveric tissues destined for transplantation; banked tissues include arteries, BM, cartilage, cornea, dura mater, fascia, heart valves, pericardium, semen, skin, tendons, veins. See LifeNet case.

tis·sue bank

(tishū bangk)
Repository for human tissue intended for clinical or research purposes.
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The bodysnatching scandal dates from February 2006, when Mastromarino - then owner of Biomedical Tissue Service, based in Fort Lee, New Jersey - and others were accused of cutting up corpses from funeral homes in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Mastromarino, who ran a company called Biomedical Tissue Services, is already facing charges in New York for allegedly plundering 1,077 bodies, including those from Philadelphia.
Biomedical Tissue Services sold bone and tissue to Medtronic, Regeneration Technologies and Spinalgraft Technologies, which then sold them to hospitals.
In February 2006, a Brooklyn, New York, grand jury handed down a 122-count indictment against Michael Mastromarino, a former dentist and the owner of Biomedical Tissue Services, Inc.
In February 2006, the head of Biomedical Tissue Services (Fort Lee NJ), a provider of human tissue, was arrested with three other men on charges of stealing body parts through funeral homes.
When the host of the BBC's Letter from America died, his bones were taken and sold to a New York company supplying biomedical tissue.
Alistair Cooke's remains were only the most famous of more than a thousand bodies plundered by Michael Mastromarino, owner of Biomedical Tissue Services (BTS).
The hospitals were supplied by a UK company which distributed 82 pieces of bone exported by US firm BioMedical Tissue Services.
Last October it emerged that New Jersey-based Biomedical Tissue Services (BTS), the company accused of being at the heart of the scandal, exported 82 lots of human material to the UK last year.
Last October it emerged that New Jersey-based Biomedical Tissue Services, the company accused of being at the heart of the scandal, exported 82 lots of human material to the UK last year.
Biomedical Tissue Services, the firm alleged to be involved, exported pieces of bone to the UK which were grafted onto patients needing hip or jaw operations.
Biomedical Tissue Services provided tissue to the following processors: LifeCell Corp.