RTI) (Nasdaq: RTIX), a leading provider of orthopedic and other biologic implants, has launched an informational website to educate patients and the general public about allograft
A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled, Multi-Center Comparative Effectiveness Study of Healing Using Dehydrated Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane Allograft
, Bioengineered Skin Substitute, or Standard of Care for Treatment of Chronic Diabetic Lower Extremity Ulcers", authored by Charles M.
Ideally, a sterilization method for an allograft
will result in a one in a million chance of a bioburden, or residual bacteria, existing on the tissue.
(OCA) transplantation has an extensive history dating back to the early twentieth century, when Erich Lexer treated two patients with free osteochondroplasty for post-septic knee ankylosis.
LifeNet Health, Salvin Dental Specialties, Virginia Beach, VA, announced they signed an exclusive agreement to advance LifeNet Health's OraGraft allograft
products in the dental market.
Currently, the ECD renal allograft
is assessed mainly by the histologic appearance of the renal biopsy (glomerulosclerosis, tubular atrophy, fibrosis, and vasculopathy) and the clinical data provided on the donor (urine output and calculated creatinine clearance) (1).
Antiviral therapy for recurrent hepatitis C infection in patients who have had orthotopic liver transplantation promotes a sustained virologic response, but also appears to contribute to a substantial number of allograft
failures, Don C.
Patients' wait for certain tissues will decrease, and more patients will be able to receive needed allograft
Osprey Biomedical, a global spinal allograft
bio-implant company announced today it has begun the roll out of its Eagle Cervical Allograft
Series being offered in its ATPS Preservation System[TM].
While concerns over the potential for disease transmission, cost, and issues with graft incorporation exist, the advantages of allograft
use include a lack of donor site morbidity, decreased surgical time, and the ability to custom fit the graft based on the pathology being treated.
the public's assessment of the likely impact if OPTN policies concerning issues such as membership designation to receive organs, the retrieval of organs, allocation of organs, data collection and reporting, and OPTN policy compliance oversight were extended to vascularized composite allograft
Reactivation of cytomegalovirus was independently associated with allograft
failure and mortality in a recent study of HCV-infected liver transplant recipients.