tendon graft

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ten·don graft

a graft of tendon, most commonly used for transplantation or interposition.
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THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who received patellar tendon, hamstring tendon, or "double-bundle" hamstring tendon grafts for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair had no significant difference in quality of life at five years postsurgery, according to a study published in the June 5 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.
Several other tendon graft and bone tunnel combinations have been reported.
Ipsi- or contralateral patellar tendon graft in anterior cruciate ligament revision surgery: a comparison of two methods.
We used the AC Dog Bone Technique in combination with an autogenous semitendinosus tendon graft aiming to achieve a maximum primary stability in combination with a tendon graft as biological ligament replacement.
Wang, "Efficacy and safety of human umbilical cord blood-derived mesenchymal stem cells in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction of a rabbit model: new strategy to enhance tendon graft healing," Arthroscopy--Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol.
A tensor fascia lata (TFL) tendon graft is used to increase the length to reach the flexor pulleys for lasso.
Some tunnels are driven on femur and leg bones during the surgery, the prepared new tendon graft is placed in these tunnels and identified through some absorbable or metal instruments.
The surgeon will remove the torn ligament and replace it with a tendon graft.
In one case palmaris longus muscle and tendon were absent and half of flexor carpi radialis tendon was harvested and used in a similar manner as a tendon graft. In one case (Figures 2 and 3) the resection included a 5 cm segment of anterior mandible that was reconstructed using a vascularised segment of radius with the flap.
The tendon graft is then folded upon itself and maintained by a transfixing nonabsorbable suture.