First Clinical Use of Bioabsorbable Vascular Grafts in Children Shows Promise (image) American Association for Thoracic Surgery Share Print E-Mail Caption This is the first ever bioabsorbable cardiac pulmonary graft. Credit Bakoulev Scientific Center for Cardiovascular Surgery. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.