Peritoneal implantation of cryopreserved encapsulated porcine hepatocytes in rats without immunosuppression: viability and function.

@article{Baldini2008PeritonealIO,
  title={Peritoneal implantation of cryopreserved encapsulated porcine hepatocytes in rats without immunosuppression: viability and function.},
  author={Elisabetta Baldini and Raffaele Cursio and George de Sousa and Andrea Margara and Jiry Honiger and M-C Saint-Paul and Pascale Bayer and Vittoria Raimondi and Roger Rahmani and Jean Mouiel and Jean Gugenheim},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  year={2008},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={2049-52}
}
The bioartificial liver (BAL) represents a promising approach to cell transplantation without immunosuppression as a method to support patients with hepatic insufficiency. The aim of this study was to assess viability and function of cryopreserved encapsulated porcine hepatocytes implanted intraperitoneally in rats without immunosuppression. Isolated… CONTINUE READING