It is estimated that each year well over a million allografts are implanted in the United States. These grafts are utilized in almost all surgical disciplines including: orthopedic, neurology, gynecology, cardiac surgery, burn care and many others. Over time physicians have realized the benefits of using allograft tissues over alternatives such as auto grafts and synthetics. This realization has tremendously increased the demand for allograft tissues. We have taken some of the questions most commonly asked by patients and answered them for you. We hope the following information is helpful when making a decision about undergoing an allograft transplant procedure.