autograft


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au·to·graft

 (ô′tō-grăft′)
n.
A graft in which the tissue or organ is transplanted within the same individual, usually from one location to another.

au′to·graft′ v.

autograft

(ˈɔːtəˌɡrɑːft)
n
(Surgery) surgery a tissue graft obtained from one part of a patient's body for use on another part

au•to•graft

(ˈɔ təˌgræft, -ˌgrɑft)

n.
a tissue or organ that is grafted into a new position on the body of the individual from whom it was removed. Compare allograft, xenograft.
[1915–20]

autograft

Skin graft using skin from patient receiving the graft. Compare homograft.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.autograft - tissue that is taken from one site and grafted to another site on the same person; "skin from his thigh replaced the burned skin on his arms"
graft, transplant - (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
Translations

au·to·graft

n. autoinjerto, injerto que se transfiere de una parte a otra del cuerpo del mismo paciente.
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However, NICE's guidelines stipulate that the treatment can only be used in one eye and can only be given to patients who have already had a conjunctival limbal autograft, or in cases where there isn't enough tissue for a conjunctival limbal autograft, or it is contraindicated.
45 Conjunctival autograft is considered as the gold standard for pterygium surgery in terms of efficacy and safety.
Once this is achieved, the patient will regain physiological equipoise, and autograft cover is no longer such an urgent priority, but can be performed in a staged, more effective manner.
By eight to 12 weeks, its performance alone matched that of the new graft mixed with the clinical gold standard, called autograft, which is made up of the patient's own bone containing living cells and growth factors.
There are a variety of autograft and allograft options available for ACL reconstruction, each with its own associated risks and benefits.
Background: Hamstring (HS) autograft and bone-patellar tendon-bone allograft are the most common choice for reconstruction of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the premarket approval application (PMA) of its Augment bone graft as an alternative to autograft for ankle and/or hindfoot fusion indications.
Clinicians are increasingly turning to tissue engineering as a way to address the shortfalls associated with the prevailing standard of care, autologous skin grafting, including lack of donor sites in larger burns, increased morbidity from autograft harvesting and skin grafts, and scarring.
EpitaxOs (TRL 6) is unique:a) it seduces the body to form boneb) is as effective as the golden standard autograft without its disadvantages (extra operative procedure, pain, limited quantity available)c) it is superior to other synthetic bone graft materials, allograft, growth factors and cell-based technologiesd) it is available in abundant quantities e) it increases the quality of life for patients as the use of EpitaxOs has no adverse effects on the patient.
Skin transplant is now conducted by autograft or allograft methods.
Objectives: To determine the recurrence rate following Conjunctival Autograft versus Mitomycin C for pterygium excision.
Three years later, in the hopes of regaining sensory and motor function in her lower limbs, the young woman underwent additional surgery at an institution outside the United States, during which an autograft of olfactory mucosa was placed in her spinal canal at the site of injury.