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.

composite graft

a transplantation that involves more than one type of tissue, such as skin and cartilage. The term may also refer to an artificial vessel graft, an aortic valve prosthesis used to replace the ascending aorta valve.

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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The authors presented their experience with ITA and saphenous vein composite grafts used in 8 patients because of insufficient length, inadequate flow and inadequate diameter of the distal third of ITA.
We present the experience of LITA and saphenous vein composite grafts use in 8 patients, that underwent CABG between April 2000 and October 2004, in whom other arterial grafts were not harvested due to limitations of time or special circumstances.
The second consideration was that the sizable surface area of the scar would make excision problematic because a composite graft that was large enough to cover the ensuing raw surface would be unlikely to survive.
Atrium's FLIXENE vascular graft is a "next generation" composite graft construction that offers exceptional strength, handling and durability.