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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.

de·layed graft

delaying application of a skin graft for several days until recipient bed is surgically clean or homostasis is adequate.

delayed graft

Etymology: ME, delaein, to leave; Gk, graphein, stylus
a type of skin graft that is partially elevated and reinserted later in the same place.

de·layed graft

(dĕ-lād' graft)
Application of a skin graft after waiting several days for healthy granulations to form.
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Prediction of delayed graft function by means of a novel web-based calculator: A single-center experience.
Urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin after kidney transplantation: is it a good biomarker to assess delayed graft function?
Urinary kidney injury molecule-1 can predict delayed graft function in living donor renal allograft recipients.
Following successful completion of the phase 1 trial, the company plans to conduct a two-part multi-centered, double blinded and placebo controlled clinical study to evaluate the safety, tolerability and efficacy of OPN 305 in renal transplant patients at high risk of Delayed Graft Function (DGF) as the first clinical target indication for the development of OPN-305 to be initiated in 2012.
Machine pulsatile perfusion efforts were recruited with increasing frequency as the program developed with what appears to be an impact on improving early graft function, although rates of delayed graft function (DGF; need for dialysis in the first week post-transplantation) did not change significantly (59%-71%).
Fremont, CA, announced that the FDA has granted orphan drug designation for QPI-1002, a synthetic siRNA targeting p53 mRNA for the prophylaxis of delayed graft function (DGF) in kidney transplant patients.
These abstracts demonstrate that, as a monotherapy, sCD83 is capable of inducing kidney allograft tolerance via the generation of tolerogenic dendritic cells, and that sCD83-mediated B cell suppression contributes to delayed graft rejection," said Dr.
Biopharmaceutical company Alexion Pharmaceuticals (NasdaqGS:ALXN) revealed on Tuesday that it has received the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) orphan drug designation (ODD) for Soliris (eculizumab) for the prevention of delayed graft function (DGF) in renal transplant patients.
At the time of transplant, the European Best Practice Guidelines state that PD catheters not be removed in the event of delayed graft function (DGF) to facilitate continued renal support.
We plan to initiate clinical testing of FG-4539 in renal injuries beginning with delayed graft function.
1] On the other hand, in the face of delayed graft function (DGF) having PD catheter in place postoperatively leaves the potential to use that catheter for temporizing peritoneal dialysis while waiting for the allograft to recover function.

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