A graft consisting of multiple tissues, such as muscle, bone, nerve, vasculature, and skin, comprising a functional unit for reconstructive purposes.
The transference of a complete HAND, as a composite of many tissue types, from one individual to another.
The transference between individuals of the entire face or major facial structures. In addition to the skin and cartilaginous tissue (CARTILAGE), it may include muscle and bone as well.
Transference of tissue within an individual, between individuals of the same species, or between individuals of different species.
Transplantation between individuals of the same species. Usually refers to genetically disparate individuals in contradistinction to isogeneic transplantation for genetically identical individuals.
An induced state of non-reactivity to grafted tissue from a donor organism that would ordinarily trigger a cell-mediated or humoral immune response.
Tongues of skin and subcutaneous tissue, sometimes including muscle, cut away from the underlying parts but often still attached at one end. They retain their own microvasculature which is also transferred to the new site. They are often used in plastic surgery for filling a defect in a neighboring region.
"WF (Wistar Furth) rats are an inbred strain of albino rats that were developed through brother-sister mating for over 80 generations, resulting in a high degree of genetic uniformity and predictability, making them widely used in biomedical research."
Transference of multiple tissues, such as muscle, bone, nerve, and skin, as a functional unit for reconstructive purposes. Blood supply to the transplanted tissues is maintained throughout the transplantation procedure with minimal ischemia. Maintenance of vascularity in the graft promotes its viability, function, and survival in the recipient.
The grafting of skin in humans or animals from one site to another to replace a lost portion of the body surface skin.
A long flat muscle that extends along the whole length of both sides of the abdomen. It flexes the vertebral column, particularly the lumbar portion; it also tenses the anterior abdominal wall and assists in compressing the abdominal contents. It is frequently the site of hematomas. In reconstructive surgery it is often used for the creation of myocutaneous flaps. (From Gray's Anatomy, 30th American ed, p491)
An immune response with both cellular and humoral components, directed against an allogeneic transplant, whose tissue antigens are not compatible with those of the recipient.
Synthetic resins, containing an inert filler, that are widely used in dentistry.
The survival of a graft in a host, the factors responsible for the survival and the changes occurring within the graft during growth in the host.
Transference of an organ between individuals of the same species or between individuals of different species.

The effect of postoperative corticosteroid administration on free vascularized fibular grafting for treating osteonecrosis of the femoral head. (1/1)

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Composite tissue allografts (CTA) are a type of transplant that involves the transfer of multiple types of tissues, such as skin, muscle, bone, and nerves, from one individual (the donor) to another (the recipient). These complex transplants are typically used to replace severely damaged or missing body parts, such as a hand, face, or abdominal wall.

CTAs are considered "vascularized composite allografts" because they include blood vessels that must be reconnected in the recipient to ensure the survival of the transplanted tissues. The immunosuppressive drugs used to prevent rejection of CTAs can have significant side effects, and recipients of these transplants require long-term follow-up care to monitor for signs of rejection and other complications.

CTAs are still relatively rare, and they pose unique challenges in terms of surgical technique, immunosuppression management, and ethical considerations. However, they also offer the potential to significantly improve the quality of life for some patients with severe injuries or congenital defects.

Hand transplantation is a surgical procedure that involves the attachment of a donor's hand or hands to a recipient who has lost their hand(s) due to trauma, illness, or congenital conditions. The procedure involves meticulous microvascular and nerve reconstruction to reconnect bones, tendons, nerves, and blood vessels, allowing for the recovery of sensory and motor functions in the transplanted hand. It is an advanced reconstructive option that requires a careful selection of candidates, rigorous postoperative care, and immunosuppressive therapy to prevent rejection of the transplanted organ.

Facial transplantation is a surgical procedure that involves replacing all or part of a patient's face with facial tissue from a deceased donor. The procedure typically includes the skin, muscles, nerves, and bones of the face, and may also include the eyes and eyelids, ears, and tongue. Facial transplantation is performed to significantly improve the appearance and function of a person's face, usually in cases where the patient has suffered severe facial trauma or disfigurement due to burns, cancer, or other medical conditions.

The procedure requires extensive planning, coordination, and expertise from a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, including plastic surgeons, transplant specialists, anesthesiologists, nurses, psychiatrists, and rehabilitation therapists. The surgery itself can take up to 30 hours or more, depending on the extent of the transplant.

Following the procedure, patients must undergo rigorous immunosuppressive therapy to prevent their immune system from rejecting the donor tissue. This involves taking medications that weaken the immune system and make the patient more susceptible to infections and other complications. Despite these risks, facial transplantation has been shown to significantly improve the quality of life for some patients who have undergone the procedure.

Tissue transplantation is a medical procedure where tissues from one part of the body or from another individual's body are removed and implanted in a recipient to replace damaged, diseased, or missing tissues. The tissues may include skin, bone, tendons, ligaments, heart valves, corneas, or even entire organs such as hearts, lungs, livers, and kidneys.

The donor tissue must be compatible with the recipient's body to reduce the risk of rejection, which is the immune system attacking and destroying the transplanted tissue. This often requires matching certain proteins called human leukocyte antigens (HLAs) found on the surface of most cells in the body.

Tissue transplantation can significantly improve a patient's quality of life or, in some cases, save their life. However, it does carry risks such as infection, bleeding, and rejection, which require careful monitoring and management.

Homologous transplantation is a type of transplant surgery where organs or tissues are transferred between two genetically non-identical individuals of the same species. The term "homologous" refers to the similarity in structure and function of the donated organ or tissue to the recipient's own organ or tissue.

For example, a heart transplant from one human to another is an example of homologous transplantation because both organs are hearts and perform the same function. Similarly, a liver transplant, kidney transplant, lung transplant, and other types of organ transplants between individuals of the same species are also considered homologous transplantations.

Homologous transplantation is in contrast to heterologous or xenogeneic transplantation, where organs or tissues are transferred from one species to another, such as a pig heart transplanted into a human. Homologous transplantation is more commonly performed than heterologous transplantation due to the increased risk of rejection and other complications associated with xenogeneic transplants.

Transplantation tolerance, also known as immunological tolerance or transplant tolerance, is a state in which the immune system of a transplant recipient does not mount an immune response against the transplanted organ or tissue. This is an important goal in transplantation medicine to prevent graft rejection and reduce the need for long-term immunosuppressive therapy, which can have significant side effects.

Transplantation tolerance can be achieved through various mechanisms, including the deletion or regulation of donor-reactive T cells, the induction of regulatory T cells (Tregs) that suppress immune responses against the graft, and the modulation of innate immune responses. The development of strategies to induce transplantation tolerance is an active area of research in transplantation medicine.

A surgical flap is a specialized type of surgical procedure where a section of living tissue (including skin, fat, muscle, and/or blood vessels) is lifted from its original site and moved to another location, while still maintaining a blood supply through its attached pedicle. This technique allows the surgeon to cover and reconstruct defects or wounds that cannot be closed easily with simple suturing or stapling.

Surgical flaps can be classified based on their vascularity, type of tissue involved, or method of transfer. The choice of using a specific type of surgical flap depends on the location and size of the defect, the patient's overall health, and the surgeon's expertise. Some common types of surgical flaps include:

1. Random-pattern flaps: These flaps are based on random blood vessels within the tissue and are typically used for smaller defects in areas with good vascularity, such as the face or scalp.
2. Axial pattern flaps: These flaps are designed based on a known major blood vessel and its branches, allowing them to cover larger defects or reach distant sites. Examples include the radial forearm flap and the anterolateral thigh flap.
3. Local flaps: These flaps involve tissue adjacent to the wound and can be further classified into advancement, rotation, transposition, and interpolation flaps based on their movement and orientation.
4. Distant flaps: These flaps are harvested from a distant site and then transferred to the defect after being tunneled beneath the skin or through a separate incision. Examples include the groin flap and the latissimus dorsi flap.
5. Free flaps: In these flaps, the tissue is completely detached from its original blood supply and then reattached at the new site using microvascular surgical techniques. This allows for greater flexibility in terms of reach and placement but requires specialized expertise and equipment.

Surgical flaps play a crucial role in reconstructive surgery, helping to restore form and function after trauma, tumor removal, or other conditions that result in tissue loss.

I'm happy to help! However, I believe there may be a slight error in your question. "WF" is not a recognized strain identifier for inbred rats used in scientific research. Instead, "WI" or "Wistar-Imamichi" is sometimes used to refer to an inbred strain of rat developed in Japan.

Assuming you meant to ask about "Rats, Inbred WI," here's a definition:

Inbred WI rats are a strain of laboratory rats that have been selectively bred for research purposes. "Inbred" means that the rats have been brother-sister mated for at least 20 generations, resulting in a high degree of genetic uniformity within the strain. This uniformity makes it easier to control variables and repeat experiments.

WI rats were developed in Japan by crossing outbred Wistar rats with an inbred strain called F344. They have since been maintained as an independent inbred strain.

These rats are often used in biomedical research due to their well-characterized genetic background and consistent phenotypic traits, such as their size, behavior, and susceptibility to certain diseases. However, like all animal models, they have limitations and may not always accurately reflect human physiology or disease processes.

Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation (VCA) is a surgical procedure that involves transplanting multiple types of tissues, such as skin, muscle, bone, and nerves, as a functional unit with their own blood vessels intact. These tissues are taken from a deceased or living donor and transplanted into a recipient. VCA is most commonly performed for complex reconstructive needs, such as hand or face transplantation. Due to the complexity of the procedure and the need for long-term immunosuppression to prevent rejection, VCA remains a specialized and relatively rare procedure in the field of transplantation medicine.

Skin transplantation, also known as skin grafting, is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of healthy skin from one part of the body (donor site) and its transfer to another site (recipient site) that has been damaged or lost due to various reasons such as burns, injuries, infections, or diseases. The transplanted skin can help in healing wounds, restoring functionality, and improving the cosmetic appearance of the affected area. There are different types of skin grafts, including split-thickness grafts, full-thickness grafts, and composite grafts, which vary in the depth and size of the skin removed and transplanted. The success of skin transplantation depends on various factors, including the size and location of the wound, the patient's overall health, and the availability of suitable donor sites.

The rectus abdominis is a paired, flat, and long muscle in the anterior (front) wall of the abdomen. It runs from the pubic symphysis (the joint where the two pubic bones meet in the front of the pelvis) to the xiphoid process (the lower end of the sternum or breastbone) and costal cartilages of the fifth, sixth, and seventh ribs.

The rectus abdominis is responsible for flexing the lumbar spine (lower back), which helps in bending forward or sitting up from a lying down position. It also contributes to maintaining proper posture and stabilizing the pelvis and spine. The muscle's visibility, especially in its lower portion, is often associated with a "six-pack" appearance in well-trained individuals.

Graft rejection is an immune response that occurs when transplanted tissue or organ (the graft) is recognized as foreign by the recipient's immune system, leading to the activation of immune cells to attack and destroy the graft. This results in the failure of the transplant and the need for additional medical intervention or another transplant. There are three types of graft rejection: hyperacute, acute, and chronic. Hyperacute rejection occurs immediately or soon after transplantation due to pre-existing antibodies against the graft. Acute rejection typically occurs within weeks to months post-transplant and is characterized by the infiltration of T-cells into the graft. Chronic rejection, which can occur months to years after transplantation, is a slow and progressive process characterized by fibrosis and tissue damage due to ongoing immune responses against the graft.

Composite resins, also known as dental composites or filling materials, are a type of restorative material used in dentistry to restore the function, integrity, and morphology of missing tooth structure. They are called composite resins because they are composed of a combination of materials, including a resin matrix (usually made of bisphenol A-glycidyl methacrylate or urethane dimethacrylate) and filler particles (commonly made of silica, quartz, or glass).

The composite resins are widely used in modern dentistry due to their excellent esthetic properties, ease of handling, and ability to bond directly to tooth structure. They can be used for a variety of restorative procedures, including direct and indirect fillings, veneers, inlays, onlays, and crowns.

Composite resins are available in various shades and opacities, allowing dentists to match the color and translucency of natural teeth closely. They also have good wear resistance, strength, and durability, making them a popular choice for both anterior and posterior restorations. However, composite resins may be prone to staining over time and may require more frequent replacement compared to other types of restorative materials.

Graft survival, in medical terms, refers to the success of a transplanted tissue or organ in continuing to function and integrate with the recipient's body over time. It is the opposite of graft rejection, which occurs when the recipient's immune system recognizes the transplanted tissue as foreign and attacks it, leading to its failure.

Graft survival depends on various factors, including the compatibility between the donor and recipient, the type and location of the graft, the use of immunosuppressive drugs to prevent rejection, and the overall health of the recipient. A successful graft survival implies that the transplanted tissue or organ has been accepted by the recipient's body and is functioning properly, providing the necessary physiological support for the recipient's survival and improved quality of life.

Organ transplantation is a surgical procedure where an organ or tissue from one person (donor) is removed and placed into another person (recipient) whose organ or tissue is not functioning properly or has been damaged beyond repair. The goal of this complex procedure is to replace the non-functioning organ with a healthy one, thereby improving the recipient's quality of life and overall survival.

Organs that can be transplanted include the heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, pancreas, and intestines. Tissues such as corneas, skin, heart valves, and bones can also be transplanted. The donor may be deceased or living, depending on the type of organ and the medical circumstances.

Organ transplantation is a significant and life-changing event for both the recipient and their families. It requires careful evaluation, matching, and coordination between the donor and recipient, as well as rigorous post-transplant care to ensure the success of the procedure and minimize the risk of rejection.

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... preventing scar tissue infiltration, and improving hydrophilicity. Tissue ingrowth and fibroblast migration have been shown to ... Hyaluronic acid and chitosan composite coatings can be deposited onto artificial ligament surfaces by the layer-by-layer ... Traditional ACL reconstructions uses autografts or allografts which demand a long rehabilitation time and in most cases, ... ACL tissue engineering will be based on the healing of the medial collateral ligament (MCL), since the ACL does not heal ...
Uses for alginate in composites include chitosan composites for bone tissue repair, bioglass composites for repairing or ... allografts, and synthetic grafts (artificial bone). When comparing artificial bone to autograft and allograft, it is less ... Venkatesan, Jayachandran; Kim, Se-Kwon (2010). "Venkatesan, J., & Kim, S.-K. (2010). Chitosan Composites for Bone Tissue ... 2017). Artificial Bone via Bone Tissue Engineering: Current Scenario and Challenges". Tissue Engineering and Regenerative ...
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The Military Relevance of Face Composite Tissue Allotransplantation and Regenerative Medicine Research. The Know-How of Face ... Characterization of Skin Allograft Use in Thermal Injury. Journal of Burn Care & Research: Official Publication of the American ... Cell and Tissue Research. 358(2). Cheng Xingguo, Yoo James J. Hale Robert G. 2014. Biomask for skin regeneration. Regenerative ... Modular in-vivo bioreactor for tissue engineering. Conference: Wound Healing Society Meeting. Carlisle P., Silliman D., Talley ...
As an adjuvant to allograft bone or as a replacement for harvested autograft, bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) appear to ... Implantation of BMP-2 is performed using a variety of biomaterial carriers ("metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites") and ... Bone morphogenetic protein signaling in adipose tissue". Obesity Reviews. 20 (5): 648-658. doi:10.1111/obr.12822. PMC 6447448. ...
However, allografts introduce the risk of disease and infection in the host. Bone tissue engineering presents a versatile ... Kelly TL, Gao T, Sailor MJ (April 2011). "Carbon and carbon/silicon composites templated in rugate filters for the adsorption ... In tissue engineering, a highly porous artificial extracellular matrix is needed to support and guide cell growth and tissue ... Nanofiber scaffolds are used in bone tissue engineering to mimic the natural extracellular matrix of the bones. The bone tissue ...
Tan W, Krishnaraj R, Desai TA (April 2001). "Evaluation of nanostructured composite collagen--chitosan matrices for tissue ... now forms the phase I/II of clinical trials involving implantation of islet allografts into the subcutaneous site. However, ... Thus, Type-I collagen obtained from animal tissues is now successfully being used commercially as tissue engineered biomaterial ... and easy processability make this polymer a good choice for tissue engineering applications. It is used in engineering tissues ...
"Gelatin-polysaccharide composite scaffolds for 3D cell culture and tissue engineering: Towards natural therapeutics". ... Allograft skin often comes from cadaver skin and is mostly used to treat burn victims. Lastly, xenografted skin comes from ... Tissue engineering often involves the use of cells placed on tissue scaffolds in the formation of new viable tissue for a ... Cell-Based Bone Tissue Engineering Clinical Tissue Engineering Center State of Ohio Initiative for Tissue Engineering (National ...
"Alginate composites for bone tissue engineering: A review". International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 72: 269-281. ... Treatments such as autografts or allografts suffer from lack of donor sites and chance of communicable disease, respectively. ... Tissue engineering aims to replace lost or damaged tissues within the body. The success of such efforts has depended greatly ... Further, RGD is widely used in tissue engineering to promote tissue regeneration. Conventional drug delivery methods, such as ...
In early 1960, Ross and Barratt-Boyes used allografts. Tissue prosthetic valves were introduced in 1965 by Binet in Paris, but ... 2010). Heart valve sound of various mechanical composite grafts, and the impact on patients' quality of life. [Verlag nicht ... Bovine (cow) tissue is most commonly used, but some are made from porcine (pig) tissue. The tissue is treated to prevent ... In sheep and rabbit studies, the tissue (called RESILIA tissue) had less calcification than control tissue. However, long-term ...
"Three dimensional printed polylactic acid-hydroxyapatite composite scaffolds for prefabricating vascularized tissue engineered ... Other methods include cadaverous allografts and synthetic options (often made of hydroxyapatite) that have become available in ... The overarching goal of in vitro tissue engineering is to create a functional tissue that is equivalent to native tissue in ... "In vivo tissue engineering of musculoskeletal tissues". Current Opinion in Biotechnology. Tissue, cell and pathway engineering ...
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Ethical considerations in the early composite tissue allograft experience: a review of the Louisville Ethics Program. ... Composite tissue transplantation of the hand has shown promise in enhancing the quality of life of recipients. One of the most ... The Evolution of Composite Tissue Allotransplantation: the Twentieth Century Realization of. Charles W. Hewitt, W. P. Andrew ... Composite tissue allotransplantation: classification of clinical acute skin rejection. Transplantation. 2006 Feb 15. 81(3):418- ...
Currently, an autologous tissue composite, with or without a tracheal allograft, is the only long-term working solution for ... Allografts. Allografts are biocompatible with the surrounding tissue when they are decellularised. Moreover, there is no need ... Tissue engineering. Tissue engineering allows in vitro or in vivo creation of tracheal tissues by associating a three- ... autologous tissue composite, tracheal transplantation and tissue engineering. None of them has been shown to be the ideal ...
Additionally, the main approaches that have been used for the synthesis of NP-hydrogel composites and the possible limitations ... This review aims to highlight the potential of these hybrid materials in tissue engineering applications. ... can be incorporated into the hydrogel matrix to form NP-hydrogel composite scaffolds with enhanced physical and biological ... scaffolds have received considerable attention because of their biocompatibility and structural similarity to native tissues. ...
... analysis using the samples of vascularized composite tissue transplant to discern cell populations and subsets involved in the ... My research focuses on the molecular mechanisms and biomarkers of rejection after allograft transplantation. I am currently ... procedures to discern the specific cell populations and subsets involved in rejection following vascularized composite tissue ... focuses on investigating the molecular mechanisms and identifying biomarkers associated with rejection after allograft ...
Epstein-Barr virus-associated smooth muscle tumors in a composite tissue allograft and a pediatric liver transplant recipient ... Epstein-Barr virus-associated smooth muscle tumors in a composite tissue allograft and a pediatric liver transplant recipient ... Epstein-Barr virus-associated SMT is an uncommon soft tissue neoplasm affecting both adult and pediatric populations. The ... Epstein-Barr virus-associated SMTs are rare soft tissue spindle cell neoplasms that occur in immunosuppressed individuals. ...
112 bone allograft reconstructions were performed in patients with high-grade ost ... In addition, an allograft can be used with a vascularized fibula and with an endoprosthesis (composite). ... Attention to adequate soft tissue coverage of the allograft, meticulous closure of the wound, and postoperative cast ... No fracture occurred in patients who had an allograft and prosthetic composite because of the long stem of the prosthesis. ...
Implementation of vascularized composite allografts in the United States: Recommendations from the ASTS VCA Ad Hoc committee ... Calprotectin: A novel noninvasive marker for intestinal allograft monitoring. Sudan, D., Vargas, L., Sun, Y., Bok, L., Dijkstra ... Beta-cell specific expression of suppressor of cytokine signaling-1 (SOCS-1) delays islet allograft rejection by down- ...
A Vascular Composite Allograft (VCA) is the transplantation of a composite tissue that may include skin, muscle, bone and ... IN THE NEWS: The top organ, eye and tissue donation stories from around the nation in May. junio 6, 2017 ... IN THE NEWS: The top organ, eye and tissue donation stories from around the nation in April. mayo 3, 2017 ... IN THE NEWS: The top organ, eye and tissue donation stories from around the nation in March. abril 5, 2017 ...
Some of the fractured allografts have been salvaged with an allograft prosthetic composite arthroplasty. Wang et al11 reported ... The tissue is then brought again over the tendon and secured to itself and the ulna, utilizing bone anchors. A 2- 2-cm portion ... At this time, the advantage of allograft prosthetic composite arthroplasty over osteoarticular allograft arthroplasty remains ... In 2005, Kassab et al8 reported on three patients with an allograft prosthetic composite of the humerus. Damron et al2 ...
Lentiviral transduction of face and limb flaps: implications for immunomodulation of vascularized composite allografts.. ... Engineered composite tissue as a bioartificial limb graft.. Jank BJ, Xiong L, Moser PT, Guyette JP, Ren X, Cetrulo CL, Leonard ...
Cell- and Tissue-Based Therapy 58% * Dendritic Cells 54% * Composite Tissue Allografts 35% ... Dendritic Cell Therapy in Composite Tissue Allotransplantation. A. W. Thomson, J. M. Sacks, Y. R. Kuo, R. Ikeguchi, E. K. ... Dive into the research topics of Dendritic Cell Therapy in Composite Tissue Allotransplantation. Together they form a unique ...
Vascularized Composite Allograft (VCA) is a rare and groundbreaking form of therapy that returns vital function and identity to ... Organ and Tissue Donation. Register to Save Lives. Pennsylvania strongly supports organ and tissue donation because of its life ... When just one person signs up to be an organ and tissue donor, he or she can potentially save up to eight lives through organ ... An open casket funeral is usually possible for organ, eye, and tissue donors, but due to changes in appearance may not be with ...
Composite tissues allotransplantation (CTA); Functional outcome; Hand allograft; Immune tolerance; Reconstructive microsurgery ... Hand allograft is a method in the stage of clinical experimentation, which is reserved in France for the treatment of bilateral ... Hand allograft is a method in the stage of clinical experimentation, which is reserved in France for the treatment of bilateral ... consider hand allografting as reasonable and useful both for the patients and for evolution of research in composite tissues ...
Review of 186 serial allograft skin and subcutaneous tissue biopsies revealed that tertiary follicles and vascular changes ... Chronic rejection of vascularized composite allografts (VCA) is an emerging phenomenon that may decrease long-term allograft ... Chronic rejection of vascularized composite allografts (VCA) is an emerging phenomenon that may decrease long-term allograft ... Chronic rejection of vascularized composite allografts (VCA) is an emerging phenomenon that may decrease long-term allograft ...
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INTENDED USES: Helps support the bodys own tissue repair mechanisms by: offering a strong structure of triple-layer SIS that s ... Human skin allografts are derived from donated human skin (cadavers) • Allogeneic matrices are derived from human tissue ( ... fibroblasts or membrane) • Composite matrices are derived from human keratinocytes, fibroblasts and xenogeneic collagen • ... INTENDED USES: Helps support the bodys own tissue repair mechanisms by: offering a strong structure of triple-layer SIS that ...
Aro, H. T. & Aho, A. J. Clinical use bone allografts. Ann. Med. 25, 403-412 (1993). ... 3D printing of cellulose nanocrystals based composites to build robust biomimetic scaffolds for bone tissue engineering admin ... Cakmak, A. M. et. 3D printed polycaprolactone/gelatin/bacterial cellulose/hydroxyapatite composite scaffold for bone tissue ... Zhang, Q. et. Biomineralization and mechanical properties of multifunctional nanodiamond PLLA composites for bone tissue ...
Today, endoprosthetic, allograft or allograft-prosthetic composite reconstructions are most commonly performed. ... Study of Tissue Samples in Conjunction With a Phase II Trial of Dasatinib. $25,000 Grant: This tissue study was performed in ... A surgeon might use a metal implant, an allograft (bone taken from a cadaver), a combination of an implant and allograft, or a ... A comprehensive review of more than 800 allograft reconstructions revealed that if the allograft survived beyond 3 years, it ...
Tolerance and future directions for composite tissue allograft transplants: part II. These performances take place after dusk ...
Ramsamooj R, Llull R, Black KS, Hewitt CW (1999) Composite tissue allografts in rats: IV. ... For the application of filtering additive noise, by 42 d, there was tissue organization similar to normal corpora (36). Man»: I ... are also expressed during early induction of the vertebrate neiu-al crest lineage in the neural folds or surrounding tissues ...
Vascularized composite allografts contain various tissue components and possess relative antigenicity, eliciting different ... showed prolongation of facial allograft survival of up to 65 days, whereas the myocutaneous allograft, without the mandible, ... we compared the diversities of different facial allograft-elicited alloimmunity between a facial osteomyocutaneous allograft ( ... The different facial allografts of a BALB/c donor were transplanted into a heterotopic neck defect on fully major ...
... study.A laboratory model of RCR was created using biomechanical research-grade composite humeri and human dermal allografts. ... The theoretical benefit of leaving the medial row untied is to prevent damage to the rotator cuff by tissue strangulation, and ... UCL tissue characteristics including ligament thickening and calcifications demonstrated low agreement. Challenges remain in ... Tying the medial row qualitatively increased crimping at the constructs periphery, which may contribute to tissue ...
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  • Striking successes in the field of kidney, liver, and heart transplantation have encouraged further investigation into the more multifaceted transplants such as composite tissue transplantation. (medscape.com)
  • Composite tissue transplantation of the hand has shown promise in enhancing the quality of life of recipients. (medscape.com)
  • Challenges in organ transplantation such as high organ demand and biocompatibility issues have led scientists in the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine to work on the use of scaffolds as an alternative to transplantation. (mdpi.com)
  • My research focuses on the molecular mechanisms and biomarkers of rejection after allograft transplantation. (stanford.edu)
  • Last year was another remarkable year for organ and tissue donation and transplantation in Colorado and Wyoming with 139 generous organ donors making 424 lifesaving transplants possible. (donoralliance.org)
  • A Vascular Composite Allograft (VCA) is the transplantation of a composite tissue that may include skin, muscle, bone and nerves and that requires blood flow in order to function after the transplant. (donoralliance.org)
  • METHODS: We developed a nonhuman primate model of face transplantation to evaluate the effect of various immunosuppressive regimens on allograft survival that we have previously reported. (johnshopkins.edu)
  • Dr. Brandacher has served as the President of the Austrian Society of Surgical Research (2008-2009) and as Chair of the American Society of Transplantation (AST) Vascular Composite Allotransplantation Advisory Council (2014-15). (tts.org)
  • He was elected as Chair of the Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation Section of the European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT) in 2015, and is a Founding Member of the American Society of Reconstructive Transplantation (ASRT), for which he currently serves as the President. (tts.org)
  • He has been a Member at Large to the OPTN/UNOS Vascularized Composite Allograft Transplantation (VCA) Committee. (tts.org)
  • Dr. Barth has an active lab investigating transplant tolerance and pre-clinical models of composite facial and limb transplantation towards the clinical goal of reconstructive transplantation. (tts.org)
  • The low survival rate or dysfunction of extracellular matrix (ECM)-based engineered organs caused by the adverse effects of unfavourable local microenvironments on seed cell viability and stemness, especially the effects of excessive reactive oxygen species (ROS), prompted us to examine the importance of controlling oxidative damage for tissue transplantation and regeneration. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Richmond, Va. - The OPTN/UNOS Board of Directors, at its meeting June 23 and 24, unanimously approved the first national policies and standards for transplantation of limbs, faces and other structures collectively known as vascularized composite allografts (VCAs). (unos.org)
  • VCAs involve the transplantation of multiple structures that may include skin, bone, muscles, blood vessels, nerves and connective tissue. (unos.org)
  • In addition to seeking public comment on the initial requirements, the OPTN/UNOS Vascularized Composite Allograft Transplantation Committee will continue development of other aspects of VCA policy. (unos.org)
  • Henk's speciality interests are in 1) Orthoplastics (microsurgical reconstruction after trauma, musculoskeletal infection, and resection of bone and soft tissue sarcoma), 2) hand surgery including congenital upper limb anomalies, trauma and degenerative conditions 3) brachial plexus and peripheral nerve conditions, including restoration of function by nerve or tendon transfers, 4) transplantation particularly vascularised composite allografts, of which he has performed ¼ of the World's total number of VCA transplants. (ox.ac.uk)
  • A vascularized composite allograft (VCA) is defined by the statute as a human hand, facial tissue, limb, or other body part that contains multiple tissue types and requires surgical connection of blood vessels to function after transplantation. (gkh.com)
  • Penile transplantation is a novel approach to management of penile loss in the developing field of composite tissue allotransplantation (CTA). (medscape.com)
  • Hand transplants were the first of a new category of transplants where multiple organs are transplanted as a single functional unit, now termed vascularized composite allotransplantation or VCA. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1] In addition to providing a physical barrier to pathogenic organisms, skin functions as an active immune organ with distinctive antigenic properties that play a significant role with particular regard to composite tissue allotransplantation. (medscape.com)
  • Massive Bone Allograft Reconstruction in High-Grade Osteosar. (lww.com)
  • The allograft reconstruction was used in arthrodesis in 44 cases (41 knees, three ankles), as an intercalary graft in 39 (28 femurs, 11 tibias), as an osteoarticular graft in 22 (three proximal and/or distal humeri, six distal femurs, 13 proximal tibias), and as an allograft and prosthesis composite in seven (two proximal humeri, one proximal femurs, four proximal tibias). (lww.com)
  • Parrish 19 in 1966 and Mankin et al 15 in 1976 reported good results in 80% of allograft reconstruction performed primarily for tumor resections. (lww.com)
  • In the authors' institute, massive frozen allografts have been used as a means of reconstruction after segmental resection for bone tumors since 1984. (lww.com)
  • Debate continues 6,9,11,12,22,23 relative to the effectiveness of massive allograft reconstruction compared with other techniques (endoprostheses), particularly for patients receiving intensive chemotherapy. (lww.com)
  • From August 1986 to December 1994, 112 patients with high-grade osteosarcoma underwent preoperative chemotherapy, limb-sparing resection, reconstruction with a massive allograft, and postoperative chemotherapy. (lww.com)
  • Dorsal synovitis or tenosynovitis requiring d�bridement the existence of a shallow ulnar osseous groove and the need to deepen the groove surgically for added stability the paucity of sentimental tissue for reconstruction and the need for another graft selection for subsheath reconstruction. (dnahelix.com)
  • Between December 2021 and May 2022, 6 patients underwent excision of vascular graft and infected tissues associated with in situ reconstruction using cryopreserved arterial allografts. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Allograft reconstruction of oncologic resections involving the tibia can have unpredictable results. (openorthopaedicsjournal.com)
  • For tibial allograft reconstruction, surgeons and patients should prepare for a prolonged treatment course that may include multiple complications and surgeries. (openorthopaedicsjournal.com)
  • However, adequate bone volume and soft tissue augmentation at the site of the implant are important prerequisites for successful implant positioning as well as proper functional and aesthetic reconstruction of patients. (desktopmetal.com)
  • Kanwar, S. & Vijayavenkataraman, S. Bioprinting design of 3D printed scaffolds for bone tissue engineering: A review. (dtghub.com)
  • eg, bone, bone marrow, and skin grafts) Genetically identical (syngeneic [between monozygotic twins]) donor tissue (isografts) Genetically. (msdmanuals.com)
  • A presentation of recent data from preclinical models characterizing cell populations that may protect grafts from strong immune responses directed towards skin containing VCA allografts. (tts.org)
  • The usage of composite grafts consisting of bone allografts or xenografts using a resorbable membrane showed comparable clinical outcomes to autologous bone grafts [75,93,957]. (emlinhibitor.com)
  • Engineered composite tissue as a bioartificial limb graft. (cetrulolaboratory.com)
  • A recent viable allograft, complete with cellular and designated bone carrier (VIA Graft, Vivex Biomedical, Marietta, Georgia) has been developed. (ijssurgery.com)
  • It can be used alone or as a composite graft. (bonegrafting.com)
  • In nontumor cases, such as failed allo- graft-prosthesis composites, or complex periprosthetic fractures, the collateral ligaments may very well be avail- able for constraint. (forexinfolink.com)
  • Proximal intercalary allografts in children (8 of 20) had 2 excellent results, but had 6 infections requiring a cement spacer. (openorthopaedicsjournal.com)
  • Intercalary allografts in adults (4 of 20) all became infected and none had excellent results. (openorthopaedicsjournal.com)
  • Distal intercalary allografts in children (6 of 20) had either excellent or moderate results with no infections, but had 3 nonunions and 2 fractures. (openorthopaedicsjournal.com)
  • The main limitation seems to be the capacity for tracheal tissue regeneration. (ersjournals.com)
  • We sought to improve the tolerance of seed cells to the transplant microenvironment via antioxidant pathways, thus promoting transplant efficiency and achieving better tissue regeneration. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In recent years, tissue engineering has evolved considerably, due to the problems in the biomedical area concerning tissue regeneration therapies. (bvsalud.org)
  • Moreover, sterilization strategies of scaffold are a crucial step for its application in tissue regeneration, however, the sterilization process have to maintain the structural and biochemical properties of the scaffold. (bvsalud.org)
  • Three-dimensional (3D) scaffolds have greatly contributed to solve most of the challenges that traditional solutions (i.e., autografts, allografts and xenografts) posed. (desktopmetal.com)
  • and 5) autologous tissue composite. (ersjournals.com)
  • Currently, an autologous tissue composite, with or without a tracheal allograft, is the only long-term working solution for every aetiology, despite its technical complexity and setbacks. (ersjournals.com)
  • In 20 patients an autologous vascularized fibula was used to augment the allograft. (lww.com)
  • Vascular Composite Allograft: What is it? (donoralliance.org)
  • Review of 186 serial allograft skin and subcutaneous tissue biopsies revealed that tertiary follicles and vascular changes developed in the absence of acute skin rejection. (johnshopkins.edu)
  • Composite transplants (composite vascular allografts) involve multiple tissues, usually including skin and soft tissues and sometimes musculoskeletal structures. (msdmanuals.com)
  • I am currently conducting surgeries to gain insight into chronic rejection after liver transplants in rat liver transplant models, as well as high-dimensional mass cytometry (CyTOF) analysis using the samples of vascularized composite tissue transplant to discern cell populations and subsets involved in the rejection. (stanford.edu)
  • The first successful composite transplants were hand transplants. (msdmanuals.com)
  • Transplants rely on the generosity of organ, eye and tissue donors, and there are not enough donors to meet the need. (donatelife.net)
  • Clinical use of massive bone allografts was reported by Lexter 14 in 1908 using fresh allografts retrieved from amputated limbs. (lww.com)
  • Aro, H. T. & Aho, A. J. Clinical use bone allografts. (dtghub.com)
  • The Laboratories" encompass the basic and translational research within our division, which addresses major issues still faced by surgeons and operates within 8 themes that complement the Clinical Programs of our program - Aesthetics, Breast, Craniofacial, Nerve, Tissue Flaps, Tissue Engineering, Wounds, and Limb Transplant. (wustl.edu)
  • Lentiviral transduction of face and limb flaps: implications for immunomodulation of vascularized composite allografts. (cetrulolaboratory.com)
  • Despite unpredictable healing, allograft has traditionally been one of the treatments of choice for limb salvage, particularly for diaphyseal lesions. (openorthopaedicsjournal.com)
  • While available grafting options include autogenous, allogeneic, and synthetic materials, recent interest in viable allograft material with living cells has drawn attention and attraction for incorporating a biologic basis for regenerative consideration. (ijssurgery.com)
  • BACKGROUND: Chronic rejection of vascularized composite allografts (VCA) is an emerging phenomenon that may decrease long-term allograft survival and impair allograft function. (johnshopkins.edu)
  • 3D printed polycaprolactone/gelatin/bacterial cellulose/hydroxyapatite composite scaffold for bone tissue engineering. (dtghub.com)
  • This study aimed to fabricate composite scaffolds based on polycaprolactone (PCL) and doped Hydroxyapatite (HA) via a single step melt extrusion additive manufacturing technique. (desktopmetal.com)
  • A biopsy of the tumor, which provides a definite diagnosis based on the characteristics of tumor tissue seen under a microscope. (sarcomahelp.org)
  • May's biggest organ, eye and tissue donation news and stories from around Colorado, Wyoming and the U.S.: Casper Woman Saves Her Stepdad's Life April was National Donate Life Month and in Wyoming, nearly 200 people await a lifesaving organ transplant. (donoralliance.org)
  • Tissue-engineered extracellular matrix (ECM)-based implants, despite some limitations, are gaining considerable attention in the field of regenerative medicine. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The addition of Skin Substitutes or Cellular or Tissue Based Products (CTPs) to certain wounds may afford a healing advantage over dressings and conservative treatments when these options appear insufficient to affect complete healing, after at least a 30 day period of comprehensive conservative therapy. (woundreference.com)
  • Skin substitutes (SSs) are tissue-engineered analogs of the skin, which are three-dimensional constructs based on in vitro cultured skin cells and various synthetic or organic carriers (scaffolds, matrices, matrixes) used in medicine for temporary or permanent replacement of damaged epidermal, dermal or full-layer skin areas [ 1-3 ]. (eco-vector.com)
  • Emerging dressing types include bioactive dressings and tissue-engineered skin substitutes. (worldwidewounds.com)
  • The following discussion focuses on novel types of 'bioactive' dressings, the tissue-engineered 'skin substitutes', and the trials used to test their effectiveness. (worldwidewounds.com)
  • The reticular dermis consists of a thicker layer of dense connective tissue containing larger blood vessels, closely interlaced elastic fibers, and coarse, branching collagen fibers arranged in layers parallel to the surface. (medscape.com)
  • Membrane porosity plays a vital role in directing angiogenesis plus the proliferation of bone progenitor cells over the competing soft tissue cells [71]. (emlinhibitor.com)
  • In these procedures, surgeons form neophalluses out of clitoral tissue. (surgmedia.com)
  • Cord-blood mesenchymal stem cells and tissue engineering. (cetrulolaboratory.com)
  • Tissue necrosis caused by both oxidative stress and the inflammatory response further prevents nutrients and oxygen from reaching viable cells, which contributes to expanding the necrotic area and leads to implant failure [ 7 ]. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Organs, tissues, or cells taken from the body for grafting into another area of the same body or into another individual. (nih.gov)
  • The tissue is then brought again over the tendon and secured to itself and the ulna, utilizing bone anchors. (dnahelix.com)
  • Alessio is investigating the Elucidation of Friction-Induced Failure Mechanisms in Fibrous Collagenous Tissues at ETH Zürich, Switzerland. (biotrib.eu)
  • Among different types of scaffolds, polymeric hydrogel scaffolds have received considerable attention because of their biocompatibility and structural similarity to native tissues. (mdpi.com)
  • April's biggest organ, eye and tissue donation news and stories from around Colorado, Wyoming and the US: Crash Victim's Family Thanks First Responders, Touts Organ Donation The family of Cody Crosby thanked first responders. (donoralliance.org)
  • February's biggest organ, eye and tissue donation news and stories from around the US: AP Exclusive: Twin tragedies give survivor a new face After disfiguring his face over a decade ago, Andy Sandness is now adapting to a new face. (donoralliance.org)
  • Eric Studesville running back coach for the Denver Broncos, and Jackie Prybella, the fiancé of a donor who passed away in April 2015, shared their powerful stories with 9News and spoke about how they are working with Donor Alliance to raise awareness for organ, eye and tissue donation. (donoralliance.org)
  • Every year, countless lives in Southern Colorado are saved and improved through the gift of life: organ, eye and tissue donation. (donoralliance.org)
  • Pennsylvania strongly supports organ and tissue donation because of its life-saving and life-enhancing opportunities. (pa.gov)
  • PennDOT has partnered with the Department of Health in cooperation with the Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE) and The Gift of Life Donor Program in an effort to promote organ and tissue donation awareness. (pa.gov)
  • When just one person signs up to be an organ and tissue donor, he or she can potentially save up to eight lives through organ donation and enhance the lives of 75 others through tissue donation. (pa.gov)
  • By Pennsylvania and Federal law, VCA requires a specific authorization and is never assumed as part of organ, eye and tissue donor registration. (pa.gov)
  • Documents such as living wills, advance health care directives and powers of attorney can indicate preferences regarding organ and tissue donation, VCA and end-of-life care. (pa.gov)
  • An open casket funeral is usually possible for organ, eye, and tissue donors, but due to changes in appearance may not be with certain forms of VCA. (pa.gov)
  • You also have the opportunity to donate $3 to the Governor Robert P. Casey Memorial Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Trust Fund (formerly known as ODTF) with each motor vehicle, driver's license and photo ID card renewal. (pa.gov)
  • Organ, eye and tissue donors save lives. (donatelife.net)
  • Donate Life America is committed to increasing the number of lives saved and healed through organ, eye and tissue donation. (donatelife.net)
  • DMV and Driver License Partner staff are the people on the front lines of service who have helped 165 million people across the country to register their decision to be a deceased organ, eye and tissue donor. (donatelife.net)
  • Register today to be an organ, eye and tissue donor. (donatelife.net)
  • Not long after he turned 15 ½, Lukas applied for his temporary driver's license and checked the box to join his state's organ, eye and tissue donor registry. (donatelife.net)
  • In conclusion, the results show that among sterilization techniques used in the preset study, the best results were observed with H2O2 sterilization, since it did not significantly modify the surface structure of the PLA fibers and their in vivo response did not cause an unfavorable tissue reaction. (bvsalud.org)
  • Epstein-Barr virus-associated SMT is an uncommon soft tissue neoplasm affecting both adult and pediatric populations. (allenpress.com)
  • There are currently a wide variety of bioengineered products available for soft tissue coverage to affect closure. (woundreference.com)
  • Resorbable polymeric membranes are preferred in predictably regenerating noncritical-size defects, improving soft MRTX-1719 Epigenetics tissue healing and cost-effectiveness, and lowering surgical strain and complications. (emlinhibitor.com)
  • Encephalitozoon cuniculi was detected by tissue PCR in the central nervous system of the deceased kidney recipient and in renal allograft tissue from both kidney recipients. (cdc.gov)
  • Recommended Surgical Treatment If harm is fairly acute and if sufficient tissue is present, a direct restore could additionally be attempted. (dnahelix.com)
  • Composites are promising candidates for treating bone defects, but manufacturing of composite scaffolds is challenging. (desktopmetal.com)
  • Vascularized Composite Allograft (VCA) is a rare and groundbreaking form of therapy that returns vital function and identity to people who have suffered a devastating injury or illness. (pa.gov)
  • However, conventional FDM techniques require the use of materials exclusively in the form of filaments, which in order to produce composite scaffolds lead to additional costs for the fabrication of precursor filaments as well as multi-step production methods. (desktopmetal.com)
  • Ottolenghi 17,18 and Volkov, 21 reported successful results in approximately 75% of patients using anatomic specimen frozen allografts. (lww.com)
  • All hemicortical allografts were performed in adults and 6 of 7 had excellent results. (openorthopaedicsjournal.com)