Upper extremity composite grafts
are considered vascularized tissues and not solid organs; therefore, government oversight is different than that of solid organs.
Safety and usefulness of composite grafts
for total arterial myocardial revascularization: A prospective randomized evaluation.
Moreover, in pediatric patients, in the long term follow-up studies, composite grafts
showed superior durability to the autografts and homografts for aortic position.
Osteoblast-like cells were shown to adhere, attain a normal morphology, proliferate and remain viable when cultured on the new composite graft
The researchers found radiographic evidence of composite graft
and host bone integration at an average of 2 months after surgery.
Quadriceps tendon graft for ACL reconstruction is an alternative composite graft
in ACL reconstruction.