homograft


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ho·mo·graft

 (hō′mə-grăft′, hŏm′ə-)
n.

homograft

(ˈhɒməˌɡrɑːft)
n
(Biology) a tissue graft obtained from an organism of the same species as the recipient

al•lo•graft

(ˈæl əˌgræft, -ˌgrɑft)

n.
a tissue or organ obtained from one member of a species and grafted to a genetically dissimilar member of the same species. Also called homograft.
[1960–65]

homograft

A skin graft that uses skin from a person other than the patient receiving the graft. See autograft.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homograft - tissue or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but different genetic makeuphomograft - tissue or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but different genetic makeup; recipient's immune system must be suppressed to prevent rejection of the graft
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

ho·mo·graft

n. homoinjerto, transplante tomado de la misma especie o tipo.
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Pant is soon going to restart homograft banking facility in the department of Cardiothoracic & Vascular surgery ( CTVS).
from different species) such as Gelfoam, bovine collagen, and hyaluronic acid; homograft materials (i.
On July 31, 2010, the aortic valve (bioprosthesis) and proximal portion of the ascending aorta were replaced (the latter was a homograft), the paravalvular abscess was debrided, and the coronary ostial sites were implanted into the homograft.
Different types of conduit were used in order to establish right ventricle to pulmonary artery continuity, including; Freestyle conduit, in three patients; Gore-tex conduit were used in two patients; a Contegra conduit was used in one patient; a Hemashield, Xenograft and pulmonary homograft were used in the others.
16) These techniques include tracheal resection, pericardial tracheoplasty, cartilage tracheoplasty, slide tracheoplasty, tracheal homograft, and tracheal autograft.
The patient underwent graft extraction and replacement with distal homograft implant.
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.
The operation entails replacing a person's diseased aortic valve with their own pulmonary valve, and in turn replacing that pulmonary valve with a homograft (a valve taken from a donor).
Homograft replacement of the trachea using immunosuppression.
The tracheoplasty dehisced after nine days and was replaced by aortic homograft over a length of 2.
NMMC's cardiothoracic surgeons were also among the first to use homograft heart valves to replace a person's own damaged or diseased heart valves.