allografts


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allografts (al´əgraf´ts),

n.pl the transplantation of tissue between genetically nonidentical individuals of the same species. Also known as
homoplastic grafts or
homografts.
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AlloSkin is a cost-effective solution for chronic wounds and we hope this study will help clinicians consider using allograft skin to heal more patients.
The companies said the foundation will focus on the processing technologies and the promotion of the beneficial uses of joint restoration allograft tissue, including fresh osteochondral grafts, tendons, osteotomy wedges and meniscus.
This study builds upon our prior studies of sCD83 as a monotherapy and in combination with other therapies and demonstrates that sCD83-based combination therapy may help prolong kidney allograft survival, potentially broadening its therapeutic relevance," said Charles Nicolette, Ph.
Articles published in respected journals such as The American Journal of Sports Medicine and The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, have shown the efficacy of fresh osteochondral allografts in cartilage repair surgeries for many patients.
MiMedx is the leading supplier of amniotic tissue, having supplied over 500,000 allografts to date for application in the Wound Care, Surgical, Orthopedic, Spine, Sports Medicine, Ophthalmic and Dental sectors of healthcare.
A late stress fracture of a fibular strut allograft following anterior cervical fusion is an unusual event with only a few reported cases.
28,29,30) However, a metanalysis of arthrometric outcomes of patellar tendon autografts versus patellar tendon or Achilles allografts found a significant difference in rates of IKDC failure, with only 5% of autografts compared to 14% of allografts lax at follow-up.
More recently, Ahmad and colleagues similarly showed that nephrectomy of a failed graft did not influence the survival of a second transplant when compared to patients with retained failed allografts who also received second transplants.
Thrombotic complications involving arterial and venous flows in the transplanted allografts comprise over half of the technical complications (4).
Allografts that do not meet traditional donor criteria can offer immediate expansion of the donor pool in regions of donor scarcity, said Cindy Kin, a medical student at the hospital and lead author of the study, at the annual Digestive Disease Week.
Alachua, FL), a processor of precision-tooled orthopedic allografts, announced that it has signed an exclusive license and distribution services agreement with the Stryker Endoscopy division of Stryker Corporation (Kalamazoo, MI) to supply human allograft tissue for sports medicine surgeries.
The sentence should read: "On the other hand, significantly more renal allografts were biopsied after the BT test was no longer available (Table 4); and an analysis of the mean decrease in hematocrit for allografts vs native kidneys, for all eligible patients (n = 66), revealed a significantly lower mean decrease in the hematocrit (P = 0.