Successful cryopreservation of microvenous allografts.


Vein grafts are used in approximately 20% of microsurgical cases. Although autogenous veins currently form the major source, they are associated with increased operating time and donor site scars. Cryopreserved allograft veins may serve as an alternative source. To our knowledge, cryopreservation of veins (1 mm or less) has not been reported. In this… (More)


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@article{Narayanan1992SuccessfulCO, title={Successful cryopreservation of microvenous allografts.}, author={K. Narayanan and Mingyu Liang and Peter Lange and M A Armany}, journal={Journal of investigative surgery : the official journal of the Academy of Surgical Research}, year={1992}, volume={5 2}, pages={155-60} }