volume 16, issue 12, P1236-1238 1997
DOI: 10.1076/ceyr.16.12.1236.5031
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Abstract: Since the slow host-graft rejection appears to play an important role in the failure of RPE transplantation in the subretinal space, it is critical to be able to transplant autologous materials. The techniques presented here establish a novel means to culture RPE or IPE cells on autologous Descemet's membrane where they form a "cell monolayer patch," consisting of a fragment of Descemet's membrane with cultured RPE or IPE, which can be easily manipulated and transplanted, using an established glass pipette met…

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