Safety of Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy With Direct Bronchoscopic Guidance for Solid Organ Allograft Recipients
- Surgical Repair of Ruptured Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm in a Renal Allograft Recipient. Zeebregts, C. J. A. M.; Schepens, M. A. A. M. // Vascular Surgery;Jan/Feb1999, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p113
The surgical repair of a ruptured thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm in a 59-year-old man with a transplanted kidney is reported. To reduce detrimental sequelae to the kidney resulting from ischemia during simple crossclamping of the aorta, perfusion of the renal allograft was ensured by using an...
- Electrocautery-Ignited Surgical Field Fire Caused by a High Oxygen Level during Tracheostomy. Myung-Su Kim; Jang-Hoon Lee; Dong-Hyup Lee; Young Uk Lee; Tae-Eun Jung // Korean Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery;Oct2014, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p491
Tracheostomy is a relatively common surgical procedure that is performed easily in an operating room or intensive care unit. Open tracheostomy is needed in patients requiring prolonged ventilation when percutaneous tracheostomy is inappropriate. Sometimes, it is difficult to achieve bleeding...
- Chimerism testing and detection of minimal residual disease after allogeneic hematopoietic transplantation using the bioView (Duetâ„¢) combined morphological and cytogenetical response. Shimoni, A.; Nagler, A. // Leukemia (08876924);Aug2002, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p1413
Recurrent disease remains a major obstacle to cure after allogeneic transplantation. Various methods have been developed to detect minimal residual disease (MRD) after transplantation to identify patients at risk for relapse. Chimerism tests differentiate recipient and donor cells and are used...
- New approach to organ transplantation based on the fetal allograft. Finn, Ronald; Hill, C.A.St. // British Medical Journal;6/24/1978, Vol. 1 Issue 6128, p1671
A new approach to organ transplantation that may be particularly applicable to kidney transplantation is suggested by analogy with the immunological mechanism responsible for the survival of the fetal allograft. The method concerns identifying donor-recipient tissue compatibility by use of the...
- The Irradiated Hamster Test. Streilein, J. Wayne; Hildreth, E.A.; Ramseder, H.; Kornblum, J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Sep66, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p511
Examines the Irradiate Hamster Test, a method of donor selection for homotransplantation in man. Materials and methodology of the study; Cutaneous reactions evoked by inoculation of human lymphoid cells; Comparison of reaction scores induced by lymphocyte mixtures with skin homograft survival...
- homograft. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1089
A definition of the term "homograft" is presented.
- allograft. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p83
An encyclopedia entry for the term "allograft," which refers to a transplant tissue taken from a member of one's species, is presented.
- autochthonous. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p217
A definition of the medical term "autochthonous," which refers to a tissue graft to a new site on the same individual, is presented.
- autograft. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p218
A definition of the medical term "autograft," which refers to a graft transferred from one part of a patient's body to another, is presented.