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​Tissue and Bone Product

Transfusion Medicine

​Alternate Product Names
  • ​Achilles tendon
  • Allograft
  • Amniotic Membrane
  • Autologous bone
  • Bone
  • Corticocancellous chips
  • Cranial plate
  • Femoral Head
  • Femoral Shaft
  • Femur
  • Fibula
  • Gracilis Tendon
  • Graft
  • Membrane
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Patellar tendon (bone-tendon-bone, BTB)
  • Quadriceps tendon
  • Rib
  • Semi-tendinosis tendon
  • Skull Flap
  • Strut graft
  • Tendon
  • Tibia
  • Tibia shaft segment
  • Tibialis tendon
  • Tissue
​Indications
  • ​For replacement or repair of injuries/conditions in recipients during surgical techniques
​Resource Information
  • See package insert
Size/Volume Available
  • Amniotic Membrane: half, whole, extra large
  • Corticocancellous chips: small less than 15 grams, medium 15-35 grams, large greater than 35 grams
  • Humerus: distal or proximal
  • Femoral Head: small less than 100 grams, medium 100-120 grams, large greater than 120 grams
  • Femoral shaft
  • Femur: proximal or distal
  • Fibula
  • Tendons: Achilles, Patella, Tibialis anterior or posterior
  • Tibia: whole or mid shaft
  • Autologous bone

If other tissue or bone product required it may be available with prior arrangement with
the Saskatchewan Transplant Program (STP) 306-655-5933 or 306-655-5932.

Availability
​Saskatoon ​Rural
Yes​​No
Pretransfusion Testing Requirements
  • ​ABO Group and Rh Type
    • Contact Transfusion Medicine prior to collection to confirm
    • If request is for amniotic membrane, an ABO Group and Rh type may not be required
Forms Required

​Saskatoon:

Ordering
  • Specify type and size of product required
  • Order 4-10 days in advance to ensure product availability and decrease delays
​Notes
  • ​ In order to prevent the formation of Anti-D, WinRho® will be recommended by Transfusion Medicine for Rh negative patients who receive Rh positive tissue. A clinical physician request is required for WinRho® issue.
  • Pre-transplant bacterial culture and sensitivity (C/S) shall be sent directly to the Department of Bacteriology
  • Post-operative reports provided with the tissue product for transplant must be completed by the surgeon, with form disposition as follows:
    • White copy: fax to Saskatchewan Transplant Program
    • Yellow copy:  should be retained by surgeon
  • All tissue products originate from sites which are registered with and accredited by Health Canada
  • When specific tissue products are unavailable, the following substitutions shall be made without prior consultation with the requesting physician, as determined by the product availability:
​Requested Product
​1st Alternative
​2nd Alternative
​Comments
Femoral Head​​Femoral Head, Halves

Femoral Head, Quarters
Femur, Proximal

Femur, Distal

Corticocancellous Chips​
​Weight of substituted product will be approximately equal to that of the original request
​Femoral Head, Half
​Femoral Head, Quarters
​Femoral Head, Small

Corticocancellous Chips
​Weight of substituted product will be approximately equal to that of the original request
​Femoral Head, Quarters
​Corticocancellous Chips

Femoral Head, Small
​N/A​Weight of substituted product will be approximately equal to that of the original request
​Corticocancellous Chips
​Femoral Head, Halves

Femoral Head, Quarters
​N/A​Weight of substituted product will be 35% to 40% greater than the original request.
  • Recipient consent for implantation of allogeneic tissues must be obtained by the surgeon as a part of the surgical consent process
  • Recipient consent for harvest and reimplantation of autologous tissues must be obtained by the surgeon as a part of the surgical consent process

 

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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-69 v3

Last Modified: Friday, November 4, 2016 |
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