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Related to autologous: Autologous blood transfusion, autologous blood donation, autologous transfusion

au·tol·o·gous

(aw-tol'ŏ-gŭs),
1. Occurring naturally and normally in a certain type of tissue or in a specific structure of the body.
2. In transplantation, referring to transfer of an organ or other tissue from one location to another in the same person; or to blood or blood components that the donor has previously donated and receives at a later time, usually perioperatively.
3. Rarely used to denote a neoplasm derived from cells that occur normally at that sight, for example, a squamous cell carcinoma in the upper esophagus.
Synonym(s): autogenous (1)
[auto- + G. logos, relation]

autologous

/au·tol·o·gous/ (aw-tol´ah-gus) related to self; belonging to the same organism.

autologous

(ô-tŏl′ə-gəs)
adj.
Derived or transferred from the same individual's body: autologous blood donation; an autologous bone marrow transplant.

au·tol′o·gous·ly adv.

autologous

[ôtol′əgəs]
Etymology: Gk, autos + logos, ratio
pertaining to a tissue or structure occurring naturally and derived from the same individual such as blood donated by a patient before surgery to be returned to the patient during or after surgery.

autologous

adjective Referring to a tissue—e.g., autologous packed red cells—that comes from the same person (in whom it is to be subsequently transfused), in contrast to that donated by another person.

autologous

Medtalk Self Transplant biology adjective Referring to a tissue that comes from the same person, in contrast to that donated by another person. Cf Heterologous, Homologous.

au·tol·o·gous

(aw-tol'ŏ-gŭs)
1. Occurring naturally and normally in a certain type of tissue or in a specific structure of the body.
2. Sometimes used to denote a neoplasm derived from cells that occur normally at that site, e.g., a squamous cell carcinoma in the upper esophagus.
3. transplantation Referring to a graft in which the donor and recipient areas are in the same person.
[auto- + G. logos, relation]

autologous

Derived from the same person, as in the case of transfusions or transplantation.

Autologous

From the same person. An autologous breast reconstruction uses the woman's own tissues. An autologous blood transfusion is blood removed then transfused back to the same person at a later time.

au·tol·o·gous

(aw-tol'ŏ-gŭs)
Occurring naturally and normally in a certain type of tissue or in a specific structure of the body.
Synonym(s): autogenous (1) .
[auto- + G. logos, relation]

autologous (ôtol´əgəs),

adj in biology, refers to tissues, cells, or proteins that are transplanted from one part of a patient's body to another. In dentistry, autologous bone grafts are used in the reconstruction of the mandible and the reconstruction of alveolar defects prior to dental implants.

autologous

related to self; belonging to the same organism.
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Other methods of autologous transfusion are ``perioperative blood salvage'' where blood is collected during the operation, or ``post operative salvage'' where blood is collected after surgery via drainage of the operative site and reinfused.
Coverage of autologous bone marrow transplantation for breast cancer: Report to the honorable Ron Wyden.
Since only about 1 million autologous units are donated each year, Lipton said, the error would occur rarely - about once every 250 years.
Historically, autologous donor requirements have been minimal, aimed at preventing harmful effects on donor health at the time of donation.
Additionally, the Bio-MAC's power driven feature brings autologous orthobiologics to an in-office clinical use.
As a consequence of giving blood to benefit themselves, autologous donors may come to recognize and appreciate the need for an adequate supply of homologous blood.
Intrexon and Fibrocell have unique experience in protein replacement therapy using autologous fibroblasts as a delivery mechanism," said David Pernock, Fibrocell Science Chief Executive Officer.
This report details the autologous tissue repair products and development programs of twenty-seven separate companies in seven countries - companies working to shape the future of tissue regeneration.
Proneuron Biotechnologies, Ness-Ziona, Israel, a privately held company, has initiated a second Phase 1 clinical trial of autologous activated macrophage therapy for patients with complete spinal cord injury.
Two patients with HIV-related non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) who were treated with autologous stem cell transplantation while concomitantly receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy have remained in clinical remission from the lymphoma for at least 20 and 28 months, respectively, according to researchers at the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, CA.
Patients must remain in isolation for six weeks while the autologous transplant takes hold.
The success of a predeposit autologous transfusion program at our 339-bed community hospital is just such a dream come true.

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