- Integration of extracellular matrix with chitosan adhesive film for sutureless tissue fixationAntonio Lauto
Nanoscale Organization and Dynamics Group, School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, The University of Western Sydney, NSW, Australia
Lasers Surg Med 41:366-71. 2009..Sutures and staples are usually employed to stabilize ECM on tissue although they may damage the matrix structure. In this investigation, a novel biocompatible bandage was developed to fix ECM on tissue without sutures...
- Photochemical tissue bonding with chitosan adhesive filmsAntonio Lauto
School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, NSW, Australia
Biomed Eng Online 9:47. 2010..In this study, RB has been incorporated in chitosan films to create a novel tissue adhesive that is laser-activated...
- In vitro cell compatibility study of rose bengal-chitosan adhesivesMathew Barton
Bioelectronics and Neuroscience Research Group, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Lasers Surg Med 44:762-8. 2012..It is thus required to investigate the possible cytotoxic effects of the RB-chitosan adhesive on cells before testing its application to in vivo models...