composite graft


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com·pos·ite graft

a graft composed of two or more tissue types, such as skin and cartilage or skin and subcutaneous fat.

com·pos·ite graft

(kŏm-poz'it graft)
A graft made up of several structures, such as skin and cartilage or a full-thickness segment of the ear.

com·pos·ite graft

(kŏm-poz'it graft)
A graft made up of several structures (e.g., skin and cartilage, full-thickness segment of the ear).
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Hemostatic modification in aortic root replacement with composite graft. Ann Thorac Surg.
The use of auricular composite grafts was first described by Koenig in 1902 and the use of two surfaces of skin and cartilage as composite graft was first described by Brown and Cannon in 1946 [1, 2].
Internal thoracic artery--saphenous vein composite graft can be useful if ascending aorta is severely calcified, and we agree with the authors; skeletonization increases the length and flow of the ITA.
In that case alar rotation flap or composite graft is the best choice.
Composite graft replacement of the aortic root in 335 patients with aneurysm or dissection.
Composite graft tympanoplasty in the treatment of ears with advanced middle ear pathology.
An in-situ right IMA can be used by anastomosing it with the left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) and its diagonal branch along the front of the ascending aorta or to the obtuse marginal artery through the transverse sinus.17 A free right IMA, on the other hand can be used as a composite graft or aorto-coronary bypass graft, allowing for multiple sequential anastomoses.
Instead, we decided to use a composite graft of cartilage and skin.
(3) Regeneration of furcation defects in humans was documented with histologic studies when such defects were treated with an allograft-alloplast- tetracycline composite graft combined with an absorbable membrane for GTR.
In our study, we have compared the grafting and acoustic properties of temporal fascia with cartilage--perichondrium (composite graft) especially in ears with large perforation and an unfavorable Eustachian tube function.
Among their topics are lower eyelid blepharoplasy techniques, rhinoplasty: reconstruction of the saddle nose deformity using costal cartilage harvest, closure of septal perforation, techniques for composite grafts in the reconstruction of facial defects, and a percutaneous approach to mandibular angle fractures.