One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A graft of tissue from one point to another of the same individual's body.
- ‘In many cases, this is not feasible, and harvesting skin autografts can be an expensive procedure.’
- ‘This study revealed that the use of fibrin glue is an effective and safe method for attaching conjunctival autografts during pterygium surgery.’
- ‘Twenty years ago cultured epidermal autografts, in which a small skin biopsy is cultured to produce large epidermal sheets, were developed to treat patients with extensive burns.’
- ‘If an autograft is to be used, the surgeon should inform the surgical team from where the graft will be harvested.’
- ‘If this is not possible, the surgeon must determine whether the need to use an allograft outweighs the risk of sterilizing a contaminated autograft.’
- ‘The earliest recorded successful grafting procedures were autografts in which skin or bone was recovered from one site on a patient's body and then grafted in a different location on the same individual.’
- ‘Homografts and Xenografts are thin grafts resembling autografts that are surgically placed on the burn injured areas.’
- ‘Improvements in harvesting techniques and growth of stem cells in the laboratory will lead to increased safety of autografts and an expanding list of indications.’
- ‘A verification process for release of autografts should use two unique patient identifiers to ensure that the correct procedure, site, position, and implants are used for the correct patient.’
- ‘The presence of malignant cells in the autograft has been associated with the recurrence of the disease, and purging procedures are needed to eliminate this risk.’
- ‘In retrospective studies comparing patellar tendon and hamstring tendon autografts, few significant differences were found overall.’
- ‘As outlined above tissue of autografts fused with each other, while allografted tissues rejected one another.’
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