One part of the
body to another
the 3 types, this is the one that is most common.
This type of surgery is applied in situations
where the tissue is unable to regenerate.
Possibilities include burns, or toxic chemicals
coming in contact with the skin, thereby scarring
from one part of the body to another is often the
preferred method because there is no complication
e.g. and immune system response, rejection.
involves selecting tissue that is able to regrow
quickly, and one with ease of removing.
the tissue is transplanted to a place where it's
needed for. (i.e. scarred tissue)
the original spot where the tissue was removed
from should be protected from infection. And that
tissue regrowth is promoted, for fast recovery.
most routine of procedures of this type is one of
skin is taken from elsewhere on the patient's
body and, using a dermatome (skin-cutting
instrument). The graft is carefully spread on the
bare area to be covered. It is held in place
either by gentle pressure from a well-padded
dressing or by a few small stitches. The raw
donor area is covered with a sterile dressing for
a period of time to protect it from possible