"Bioprosthesis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Prosthesis, usually heart valve, composed of biological material and whose durability depends upon the stability of the material after pretreatment, rather than regeneration by host cell ingrowth. Durability is achieved 1, mechanically by the interposition of a cloth, usually polytetrafluoroethylene, between the host and the graft, and 2, chemically by stabilization of the tissue by intermolecular linking, usually with glutaraldehyde, after removal of antigenic components, or the use of reconstituted and restructured biopolymers.
- Heterograft Bioprosthesis
- Bioprostheses, Heterograft
- Bioprosthesis, Heterograft
- Heterograft Bioprostheses
- Xenograft Bioprosthesis
- Bioprostheses, Xenograft
- Bioprosthesis, Xenograft
- Xenograft Bioprostheses
Porcine Xenograft Bioprosthesis
- Porcine Xenograft Bioprosthesis
- Bioprostheses, Porcine Xenograft
- Bioprosthesis, Porcine Xenograft
- Porcine Xenograft Bioprostheses
- Xenograft Bioprostheses, Porcine
- Xenograft Bioprosthesis, Porcine
- Glutaraldehyde-Stabilized Grafts
- Glutaraldehyde Stabilized Grafts
- Glutaraldehyde-Stabilized Graft
- Graft, Glutaraldehyde-Stabilized
- Grafts, Glutaraldehyde-Stabilized
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