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Graft

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Comparison of tragal perichondrium and temporal fascia grafts in tympanoplasties.
We used the skeletonized technique to harvest the BIMA, as the skeletonized IMA is longer (5-7 cm) and its spontaneous blood flow is greater (approximately 20%), which enables the use of both IMAs as grafts to all necessary coronary vessels.
The researchers found that over a mean 60 months of follow-up, the incidence of adverse cardiac events was significantly lower with radial-artery grafts versus with saphenous-vein grafts (hazard ratio [HR], 0.67; 95 percent confidence interval [CI], 0.49 to 0.90; P = 0.01).
The best phase was selected for analysis of grafts and native vessels.
The company said VEST (Venous External SupporT) is a kink resistant cobalt-chromium external support applied on the outer surface of saphenous vein grafts when used in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) surgery.
The fate of large-diameter Dacron[R] vascular grafts in surgical practice: are we really satisfied?
Elucidating the graft incompatibility mechanisms between the cultivars and rootstocks may help to avoid potential problems before performing grafts (DARIKOVA et al., 2011).
Full thickness skin grafts may be a good option when flap coverage is suboptimal or infeasible, he noted.
In reading the literature on synthetic grafts, she learned that the core material was generally created from expanded ePTFE or polyurethane.
Whip grafts are suitable for rootstocks similar in diameter to scions, so they're useful for propagating new trees or adding a branch or two of another variety to an existing tree.