Less surgery. Sometimes alloderm and donor tissue works the same way. The earlier the treatment the more similar results you can get.
It depends. It depends on what it is being used for. In general, the body tolerated its own tissue better than any foreign substance, so palate lining from yourself is better accepted by your body than products such as alloderm.
I was wondering what are the pros and cons of using your own palate donor tissue vs commercial alloderm material?
Many. Pros of using your own tissue: 1)inexpensive 2)tissue compatibility, 3)preserve blood supply to graft by choosing certain technique cons of using your own tissue: 1) pain/morbidity from graft harvesting site 2)only limited amount of grafting tissue can be harvest, 3)sometimes poor quality of grafting tissue pros of using alloderm: 1)avoid donor site wound (pain, healing) 2)unlimited quantity. Read more...