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Allograft versus Autograft

As a patient, you may hear these terms and not know what they mean. Simply stated, Autograft is tissue of your own used to augment or replace lost or damaged tissue. This can be utilized for bone grafts or ligament reconstruction. Allograft is tissue used from another person. Xenograft is tissue used from another species. In recent years, Allograft...
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