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The biological safety of degradation products from degradable biomaterials is very important. In this study a new method is proposed to test the cytotoxicity of these degradation products with the aim to save time, laboratory animals, and research funds. A biodegradable polyurethane (PU) foam was...
Rapid resealing of the mucosal epithelia is imperative following injuries to the small intestine because the mucosa is responsible for the adsorption of nutrients as well as providing a barrier to noxious agents present in the lumen. Tissue engineering may provide a possible solution for treating...