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allograft

 [al´o-graft]
a graft of tissue between individuals of the same species but of disparate genotype; types of donors are cadaveric, living related, and living unrelated (see under transplantation). Called also allogeneic graft and homograft.

al·lo·graft

(al'ō-graft),
A graft transplanted between genetically nonidentical individuals of the same species. Compare: autograft, xenograft.

homograft

/ho·mo·graft/ (ho´mo-graft) allograft.

homograft

(hō′mə-grăft′, hŏm′ə-)
n.

homograft

See allograft.

allograft

A graft—organ, tissues or cells—donated from a genetically distinct individual of the same species (in humans, an individual who is allogeneic at one or more MHC loci).

ho·mo·graft

(hō'mō-graft)
Type of skin graft from another person or a cadaver, used in the treatment of burns.

homograft

A graft taken from a member of the same species as the recipient. Compare HETEROGRAFT.

homograft

or allograft a transplant from one individual to another individual that is of the same species but has a different genotype, and is therefore subject to rejection by the recipient as it contains foreign antigens. see HISTOCOMPATABILITY.

homograft

; homologous graft tissue or organ transplanted from one individual (donor) to another (recipient) with sufficient histocompatibility to prevent graft tissue rejection by recipient

ho·mo·graft

(hō'mō-graft)
Type of skin graft from another person or a cadaver used in the treatment of burns.

homograft,

homograft

allograft.
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Antibiotic sterilisation is the usual method to make the homografts germ- free.
Medtronic explains the Contegra conduit combines many features of a homograft with the convenience of a readily available product in a range of small sizes particularly suitable for pediatric use.
Along with treatment for a hole in the heart she needed a donor homograft - valve - which would normally have been supplied from the hospital's own tissue bank.
Giovanni Melina at the Imperial College of London found that the Medtronic Freestyle valve developed significantly less calcification in humans three years after implant, compared with homograft heart valves, long considered the gold standard(3).
Potential patch materials include artificial materials, homograft vessels, autologous pericardium, and autologous pulmonary artery patches.
Homograft insertion for pulmonary regurgitation after repair of tetralogy of Fallot improves cardiorespiratory exercise performance.
Contract notice: Supply of vascular and valvular homograft.
If the stapes suprastructure was eroded by disease, a long collumella ossiculoplasty using sculptured homograft septal spur cartilage was performed followed by temporalis fascia grafting.
from different species) such as Gelfoam, bovine collagen, and hyaluronic acid; homograft materials (i.
The authors demonstrated minor autograft and homograft dysfunction in the majority of patients after the Ross procedure, associated with good ventricular function and exercise capacity.
Use of a double atrial-triggered standby pacemaker system for a patient with a biventricular bypass heterotopic cardiac homograft Am J Cardiol 1978;41:341.