The ideal graft
The ideal graft should last a life time and permit blood passage without clotting or infection .(98) The rate should be as close 100% as possible and it should show more compliance . The vessel that is used in replacing the grafts should be easy to manufacture and store impervious to blood leakage to prevent excessive blood loss and the development of perigraft hematoma , which can interfere with healing and promote infection .(100) Porosity may be essential for fabrics and other biological grafts
Characteristics of the ideal graft
Reasonably priced -readily available – variety of size – easy to store easy to manufacture – durable ( survives repeated sterilization , long life in body) suitable for use in the body (bio compatible – non toxic – non allergenic – non throbogenic infection resistant easy to handle ( easy to pass suture needle – pliable elastic – does not kink).