composite tissue allografts


Summary: A graft consisting of multiple tissues, such as muscle, bone, nerve, vasculature, and skin, comprising a functional unit for reconstructive purposes.

Top Publications

  1. Zamora R, Ravuri S, Plock J, Vodovotz Y, Gorantla V. Differential inflammatory networks distinguish responses to bone marrow-derived versus adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cell therapies in vascularized composite allotransplantation. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017;83:S50-S58 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, combined in vivo/in silico strategies may yield novel means of optimizing MSC therapy for VCA. ..
  2. Friedman O, Carmel N, Sela M, Abu Jabal A, Inbal A, Ben Hamou M, et al. Immunological and inflammatory mapping of vascularized composite allograft rejection processes in a rat model. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0181507 pubmed publisher
    ..We speculate that the highly inflammatory setting created by the unique surgical damage during VCA may enhance acute allograft rejection. ..