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ID 11831
Eprint ID
11831
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Title Alternative
塩基性線維芽細胞増殖因子と内皮細胞による人工臓器デバイス移植部位における血管維持
Author
Miki, Atsushi
Abstract
Development of a subcutaneously implantable bioartificial pancreas (BAP) with immunoisolatory function could have a great impact on the treatment of diabetes mellitus. We have developed an implantable BAP device with an ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVAL) membrane. In the present study, we used basic fibroblast growth factors (bFGF), which was incorporated in a carrier for sustained release, in order to induce neovascularization when the device was implanted subcutaneously. To maintain the vasculature thus formed, a cell infusion port was attached to the BAP device, through which the device was filled with human liver vascular endothelial cell line TMNK-1, and the vasculature could be adequately maintained. Mice were divided into the following three groups. In group 1, a bFGF-free BAP device was implanted subcutaneously. In group 2, a sustained-release bFGF-impregnated BAP device was implanted. In group 3, a sustained-release bFGF-impregnated BAP device was implanted, and 3 x 10(6) TMNK-1 cells were infused into the implanted device every week. Neovascularization induced in the subcutaneous tissue around the implanted BAP device was macroscopically examined and histologically evaluated. In addition, the tissue blood flow was measured using a laser blood flow meter. In mice in group 3, neovascularization was significantly induced and maintained until week 8 postimplantation. It was confirmed by scanning electron microscopy that infused TMNK-1 cells adhered to the inner polyethylene surface of the device. It was demonstrated that the use of bFGF and vascular endothelial TMNK-1 cells induced and maintained adequate vasculature and tissue blood flow surrounding the implantable bag-type BAP device. We believe that the present study will contribute to BAP development for the treatment of diabetes.
Keywords
bioartificial pancreas
human vascular endothelial cells
basic fibroblast growth factor
neovascularization
Published Date
2007-03-23
Publication Title
Content Type
Thesis or Dissertation
Grant Number
甲第3337号
Granted Date
2007-03-23
Thesis Type
Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Science
Grantor
岡山大学
Official Url
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=17299994&dopt=Abstract
language
日本語
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