autologous tissue

autologous tissue

Self-tissue; generally understood to mean tissue from a host that will be grafted elsewhere in the body.
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maxgraft[R] cortico[R] is an allogenic bone plate that can be employed in place of autologous tissue, thus rendering the harvesting of autologous tissue unnecessary and significantly simplifying the shell technique.
The remaining procedures were performed with autologous tissue, using techniques such as latissimus dorsi myocutaneous (LDM) flap, deep inferior epigastric perforators (DIEP) flap and transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous (TRAM) flap.
An article [2] in this edition, however, describes a randomised trial performed in India of mesh and autologous tissue repair for vaginal prolapse, and recommends the reconsideration of autologous repair.
14-16) Autologous tissue has been found to be the most reliable, particularly for revision rhinoplasty.
Autologous tissue repair is having an impact on a number of areas, including cardiovascular medicine, refractory wound care, orthopedics, and surgical medicine.
The first choice to make is whether to have implants or make the new breast from muscle, fat and skin taken from elsewhere, called autologous tissue transfer (ATT).
In essence, this change in regulation now overlapped FDA's authority with common medical procedures involving autologous tissue.
The use of autologous tissue offers a more natural appearing breast while avoiding implant related complications.
There is considerable evidence in the literature that autologous tissue is affected by radiotherapy and the authors discuss this comprehensively.
A general conclusion from other studies is that the grafts supply a beneficial environment including growth factors that stimulate healing, but that eventually they are replaced by normal autologous tissue.
Histogenics has successfully completed Phase 1 and Phase 2 clinical trials in which the NeoCart autologous tissue implant is compared to standard microfracture surgery.

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