Novel methodology for biocompatibility assessment in the immune privileged site: The "anterior chamber of rabbit eyes" model

P. L. Lu, J. Y. Lai, G. H. Hsiue, K. H. Chen, Wen-Ming Hsu

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Abstract

The eye has long been considered an immune privileged site, along with the brain, gravid uterus and testis. The aim of this study is to develop a novel methodology for investigating the interactions between implanted biomaterials and an immune privileged site via testing in the "anterior chamber of rabbit eyes" model. A series of ophthalmic parameters derived from this model were designed to evaluate the functionality of a specific biomaterial applied in such region. From our experimental paradigm of gelatin, the feasibility of this potential testing method was validated.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTransactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventTransactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress - Sydney, Australia
Duration: May 17 2004May 21 2004

Other

OtherTransactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress
CountryAustralia
CitySydney
Period5/17/045/21/04

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Lu, P. L., Lai, J. Y., Hsiue, G. H., Chen, K. H., & Hsu, W-M. (2004). Novel methodology for biocompatibility assessment in the immune privileged site: The "anterior chamber of rabbit eyes" model. In Transactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress