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graft

 [graft]
1. any tissue or organ for implantation or transplantation.
2. to implant or transplant such tissues. This term is preferred over transplant in the case of skin grafts. See also implant.
allogeneic graft allograft.
autodermic graft (autoepidermic graft) a skin graft taken from the patient's own body.
autologous graft (autoplastic graft) a graft taken from another area of the patient's own body; called also autograft.
avascular graft a graft of tissue in which not even transient vascularization is achieved.
bone graft bone transplanted from one site to another.
bypass graft an autograft consisting of a segment of vein or artery grafted into place in a bypass.
cable graft a nerve graft made up of several sections of nerve in the manner of a cable.
coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) see under bypass.
cutis graft dermal graft.
delayed graft a skin graft that is sutured back into its bed and subsequently used after several days.
dermal graft (dermic graft) a skin graft of dermis, used instead of fascia in various plastic procedures.
epidermic graft a skin graft in which a piece of epidermis is implanted on a raw surface.
fascia graft a graft of fibrous tissue, usually taken from the external investing fascia of the lower limb (fascia lata).
fascicular graft a nerve graft in which bundles of nerve fibers are approximated and sutured separately.
filler graft one used for the filling of defects, as the filling of depressions with fatty tissue or of a bony cyst cavity with bone chips or dried cartilage.
free graft a graft of tissue completely freed from its bed, in contrast to a flap.
full-thickness graft a skin graft consisting of the full thickness of the skin, with little or none of the subcutaneous tissue.
heterodermic graft a skin graft taken from a donor of another species.
heterologous graft (heteroplastic graft) xenograft.
homologous graft a graft of tissue obtained from the body of another animal of the same species but with a genotype differing from that of the recipient; called also allograft and homograft.
inlay graft a skin graft or mucosal graft applied by spreading the graft over a stent and suturing the graft and mold into a prepared pocket.
isogeneic graft (isologous graft) (isoplastic graft) syngraft.
lamellar graft replacement of the superficial layers of an opaque cornea by a thin layer of clear cornea from a donor eye.
mesh graft a type of split-thickness graft in which many tiny splits have been made in the skin to allow it to be stretched to cover a larger area.
Mesh skin graft applied to the leg. From McQuillan et al., 2002.
Ollier-Thiersch graft a very thin skin graft in which long, broad strips of skin, consisting of the epidermis, rete, and part of the corium, are used.
omental graft a segment of omentum and its supplying vasculature, transplanted as a free flap to another area and revascularized by anastomosis of arteries and veins.
pedicle graft pedicle flap.
penetrating graft a full-thickness corneal transplant.
periosteal graft a piece of periosteum to cover a denuded bone.
Phemister graft a bone graft of cortical bone with cancellous bone chips to enhance callus formation.
pinch graft a small piece of skin graft, partial or full thickness, obtained by elevating the skin with a needle and slicing it off with a knife.
porcine graft a split-thickness graft of skin from a pig, applied to a denuded area on a human as a temporary dressing for treatment of a severe burn.
sieve graft a skin graft from which tiny circular islands of skin are removed so that a larger denuded area can be covered, the sievelike portion being placed over one area, and the individual islands over surrounding or other denuded areas.
skin graft a piece of skin transplanted to replace a lost portion of skin; see also skin grafting.
split-skin graft (split-thickness graft) a skin graft consisting of the epidermis and a portion of dermis.
Diagram of a cross-section of the skin, demonstrating split thickness and full thickness skin grafts. From Roberts and Hedges, 1991.
syngeneic graft syngraft.
thick-split graft a skin graft consisting of the epidermis and about two thirds of the dermis.
Thiersch graft Ollier-Thiersch graft.

au·to·graft

(aw'tō-graft),
Tissue or organ transferred into a new position in the body of the same person. Compare: allograft, xenograft.
[auto- + A.S. graef]

autograft

(ô′tō-grăft′)
n.
A tissue or organ grafted into a new position in or on the body of the same individual. Also called autotransplant.

autograft

A tissue obtained from one site on the body, which is donated (engrafted) onto another—e.g., the use of the quadriceps tendon for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.

autograft

Surgery A tissue obtained from one site on the body, which is 'donated'–engrafted–to another

au·to·graft

(aw'tō-graft)
A tissue or an organ transferred by grafting into a new position in the body of the same individual.
Synonym(s): autogeneic graft, autologous graft, autoplastic graft, autotransplant.
[auto- + A.S. graef]

autograft

Tissue transplanted from one site in an individual to another in the same person. No immunological problems arise with autografts.

autograft

the grafting upon an organism of a part of itself.

Autograft

Tissue that is taken from one part of a person's body and transplanted to a different part of the same person.

au·to·graft

(aw'tō-graft)
Tissue or organ transferred into a new position in the body of the same patient.
[auto- + A.S. graef]
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Overall, the proportion of treatment site wounds that achieved closure was not statistically different between StrataGraft and autograft treatment (p=0.491).
In conclusion, bench to bedside translation of BMAC was initially slow, but it demonstrates clinical equivalence with the gold standard and possibly superiority with current advances, it is basically autograft without the matrix.
Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with autografts compared with non-irradiated, non-chemicallytreated allografts.
We believe that the amniotic membrane is an allograft, whereas T-PRF has the advantage of being an autograft. Therefore, T-PRF can replace the amniotic membrane in techniques wherein the use of an amniotic membrane is indicated.
The efficacies of autografts have been widely reported in the literature.
Hickerson, "The use of cultured epithelial autograft in a patient with idiopathic pyoderma gangrenosum," Annals of Plastic Surgery, vol.
Caption: Figure 3: (a) The semitendinosus autograft is passed through the bone tunnel from medial to lateral and courses along the lateral aspect of the native patellar tendon.
Thirty-one eyes of 29 patients were included in the Ologen group and 42 eyes of 35 patients in autograft group.
All the selected cases had undergone pterygium excision with serum assisted conjunctival autograft transplantations and followup observations was done for 6 months.
ACL reconstruction Additional operation Maywood and Right knee: 2 weeks after Hechtman injury, BTB autograft Am J Knee Surg 1995 Left knee: 3 months after injury, BTB auto- graft Sanchis-Alfonso staged bilateral ACL and reconstruction, Tinto-Pedrerol; quadrupled STG Knee Surg autografts Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2000 Stilger 7 weeks after injury Right knee: Athletic simultaneous bilateral debridement of Therapy Today debridement ACL a cyclops 2000 reconstruction, BTB lesion and a autograft.
TranS1's Capital Bone Graft Harvester, on the other hand, is designed to collect reproducible autograft material from the iliac crest while its Pylon Graft Delivery tool is designed for posterolateral fixation.
Terauchi et al., "The outcomes of reconstruction using frozen autograft combined with iodine-coated implants for malignant bone tumors: compared with non-coated implants," Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol.