cartilage graft

cartilage graft

the transplantation of cartilage to correct congenital ear and nose defects in children and to treat severe injuries in adults. Because chondrocytes can be allografted without the risk of an immune reaction, cadaver cartilage can be used for tissue grafts.
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1-4) One may suppose that the use of cartilage graft material could constitute a disadvantage regarding postoperative functional gain.
53) These concepts form the basis of the theory behind the use of particulated juvenile articular cartilage graft as a treatment for osteochondral lesions.
Interpositional arthroplasty using autogenous costal cartilage graft for tem- poromandibular joint ankylosis in adults.
These are cultured, multiplied and stuck on to a scaffold to make a cartilage graft measuring only 30 by 40mm.
Almost 100 children a year in the United Kingdom are affected by it, and procedures and treatments like rib cartilage graft reconstruction, polyethylene plastic implant and prosthetic ear are used to help repair this condition.
A total of 34 tissue samples were obtained having taken cartilage graft samples 2 from each group (1 sliced, 1 single-pieced) from 8 animals from the IGF-1 group and 9 from the control group.
Joint synovitis or adhesions near the repair site may cause the patient symptoms unrelated to the cartilage graft itself.
Nowadays researchers work on engineering cartilage graft in order to inhibit the formation of fibrocartilage that results in pain and stiffness of joints [5].
Surgical treatment of lagophthalmos in facial palsy: ear cartilage graft for elongating the levator palpebrae muscle.
Cutting, twisting and turning activities are usually avoided for at least 12 to 15 months or until the surgeon is happy with the progress and confident that the cartilage graft has taken.
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDOH) has received reports of three previously healthy persons who died unexpectedly following uncomplicated knee surgery; two had total knee replacements and one had a cartilage graft implantation.