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The safety of cadaver donated tissues for use in surgical procedures is of great concern for many patients. Tissues used for ACL surgery, cartilage transplants, and other orthopedic procedures may come from donors. The safety of these grafts concerns many patients who undergo these types of surgery.

Most people understand that the chance of disease transmission as a result of a graft being implanted is incredibly small. But what does that mean? Should you be worried? Learn about what the chances of disease transmission are, and what you and your doctor can do to minimize the chance of a problem. Would you be willing to have donated tissues surgically implanted in your body? Leave your comments below...

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