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Descemet's membrane as membranous support in RPE/IPE transplantation

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Schraermeyer, U
Bartz-Schmidt, K U
Heimann, K
Published in Current Eye Research. 1997, vol. 16, no. 12, p. 1236-1238
Abstract The correct orientation of retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) cells is necessary for the integrity and proper function of the retina. For transplantation of RPE/iris pigment epithelium (IPE) grafts to the subretinal space in age-related macular degeneration, this cellular orientation is most effectively provided by a membranous support. The goal of this study was to establish an autologous or homologous membrane as a substratum for the growth of RPE/IPE.
Keywords AnimalsCattleCell Transplantation/methodsCells, CulturedCytological TechniquesDescemet Membrane/physiologyEpithelial Cells/transplantationIris/cytology/transplantationMicroscopy, ElectronPigment Epithelium of Eye/cytology/transplantationSwine
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PMID: 9426957
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THUMANN, Gabriele et al. Descemet's membrane as membranous support in RPE/IPE transplantation. In: Current Eye Research, 1997, vol. 16, n° 12, p. 1236-1238. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:89361

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