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Alternative methods bring a new input in biocompatibility testing
|Małgorzata Lewandowska-Szumieł 2, Krzysztof Sikorski 1, Andrzej Szummer 1, Janusz Komender 3|
1. Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering (InMat), Wołoska 141, Warszawa 02-507, Poland
Due to the growing offer of candidate biomaterials there is a need of reliable, effective and quick biocompatibility tests. In this respect alternative techniques seem to be an attractive tool which significantly limits the number of experimental implantations to animal tissues. Moreover, it seems that testing procedures in vitro make possible observations of such aspects of implant-tissue interaction, which are difficult to observe by routine methods.
Presentation: invited oral at E-MRS Fall Meeting 2003, Symposium E, by Małgorzata Lewandowska-Szumieł
See On-line Journal of E-MRS Fall Meeting 2003
Submitted: 2003-05-27 20:32 Revised: 2009-06-08 12:55