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Preparation of medical devices for evaluation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18337224     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Preparing and processing medical device implants for evaluation is a relatively high-risk and high-dollar process in which studies get made and endpoints can be lost with no second chance. It is important to customize every aspect of the preparation process to the type of device and the study endpoints. Some standard and proven approaches for a few types of implants are discussed, addressing fixation, special dissection and extraction techniques, preprocessing imaging, trimming techniques, sample processing, embedding media, and cutting and staining options.
Serge Rousselle; Joan Wicks
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Toxicologic pathology     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1533-1601     ISO Abbreviation:  Toxicol Pathol     Publication Date:  2008 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-03-13     Completed Date:  2008-04-10     Revised Date:  2012-01-05    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7905907     Medline TA:  Toxicol Pathol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  81-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
HSRL, Mount Jackson, Virginia 22842, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Biocompatible Materials / adverse effects*
Equipment Design
Equipment and Supplies*
Histocytological Preparation Techniques*
Materials Testing / methods*
Research Design
Risk Assessment / methods
Toxicity Tests / methods*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biocompatible Materials

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