Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A tissue or organ grafted into a new position in or on the body of the same individual.

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  • n. Transfer of tissue from one part of the body to another part of the body through surgical procedures
  • v. To graft in this manner.

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  • n. tissue that is taken from one site and grafted to another site on the same person

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The child's own pulmonary valve and base of the pulmonary artery (autograft) replace the defective aorta, while a homograft (blood vessel from a tissue donor) replaces the pulmonary valve and base of the pulmonary artery.

    Cardiac terms and definitions

  • Quinby in 1916 used the canine renal autograft model to study the effect of denervation on renal function (16).

    Joseph E. Murray - Nobel Lecture

  • In these reports, there was the tacit assumption that renal autograft function would deteriorate ultimately, possibly because of lack of nerve supply and/or lymphatics.

    Joseph E. Murray - Nobel Lecture

  • I went up to the recorder's office, where the big hotel autograft album is, and asked to see the proprietor.

    Remarks

  • In May 2011, the United States FDA Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee voted favorably on the safety, efficacy and risk profile for the use of Augment® Bone Graft as an alternative to autograft in hindfoot and ankle fusions.

  • In November 2009, BioMimetic received regulatory approval to begin marketing Augment Bone Graft as an alternative to autograft in foot and ankle fusion indications in Canada.

  • By material (autograft-only, nonproprietary allograft, synthetic, demineralized bone matrix, and growth factor)

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  • The bone graft substitute (BGS) market will be fueled by increasing surgeon and patient awareness of the advantages of these materials over autograft.

    Business Wire Travel News

  • In November 2009, BioMimetic received approval from Health Canada to begin marketing Augment as an alternative to the use of autograft in foot and ankle fusion indications in Canada.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Augment ™ Bone Graft to autograft in hindfoot and ankle fusions will be reviewed by Dr. Timothy

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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