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What are potential complications of an allograft (donor tissue)?

The following are risks and potential complications of an allograft procedure:

  • Even with antibiotics and careful sterile techniques, in any surgery, there is a small risk of infection or reaction to anesthesia.
  • Infection from transplanted tissue is extremely rare.
  • Your doctor will discuss with you any risks for your specific type of allograft.

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