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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The decreased autograft volume results in decreased surgical trauma at the harvest site and should result in less patient post operative discomfort.
The surgeons noted that the patients treated with Healos demonstrated measurably less pain and rehabilitation time than did the autograft group.
In addition to the distal radius data announced today, the Company previously reported that in its US and Canadian orthopedic clinical trials GEM OS1 treatment appears as effective as autograft for the stimulation of bone healing (fusion) in the foot and ankle without the pain and morbidity associated with the harvesting of the autograft.
SpF Spinal Fusion Stimulators are proven to produce a 50% increase in success rates versus autograft alone.
Trinity is unique in the field of biologics because it provides the three functions of autograft necessary for bone formation: osteoconductivity, osteoinductivity and osteogenesis.
Now, through the OsteoCleanse(TM) autograft cleaning service, LifeNet Health is pleased to apply this same technology to provide solutions in handling autograft tissues and continuing to serve their mission of saving lives and restoring health.
Companies claim that these new features eliminate the need for autograft bone harvested from the patient's iliac crest, reducing postoperative pain and morbidity at the donor site.
Our near-term commercial business is based on our VITOSS([R]) Bone Graft Substitute technology platform, which are designed to address the non-structural bone graft market by offering synthetic alternatives to the use of autograft or cadaver-based bone material, and VITAGEL([R]) Surgical Hemostat, which is an adherent matrix and an impermeable barrier to blood flow.
Harvesting autograft has significant drawbacks, which include requiring a second surgical site to harvest the graft, pain and morbidity associated with the second surgery and inconsistent volume and quality of the bone material harvested.
to assess the safety and efficacy of GEM OS1 Bone Graft as a substitute for autograft in foot and ankle fusion procedures.
As such, Trinity Matrix is a safe alternative to an autograft, possessing hypoimmunogenic characteristics and posing fewer risks than a secondary bone harvesting procedure.
Persisting drawbacks, such as additional pain and stress caused by the autograft harvesting surgery as well as the poor quality of bone among older patients has led to greater adoption of BGS for numerous orthopedic applications, particularly among younger physicians.