Injerto de Dacrón


Un injerto de Dacrón es un material sintético (artificial) que se utiliza para reemplazar tejidos corporales normales. Generalmente se fabrica en forma tubular para reemplazar o reparar vasos sanguíneos.

El injerto causa muy pocas reacciones, dado que es químicamente inocuo y el cuerpo lo tolera fácilmente. Cuando se emplea en vasos sanguíneos, el cuerpo finalmente desarrolla un nuevo revestimiento para el injerto que imita los revestimientos normales de dichos vasos.

Ver también: stent.



Qu Z, Chaikof EL. Prosthetic grafts. In: Cronenwett JL, Johnston KW, eds. Rutherford's Vascular Surgery. 7th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2010:chap 88.


Last reviewed 8/11/2013 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.


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