Mechanism of implant inflammation.

M. A. Galin, A. W. Tuberville, S. A. Obstbaum, I. Goldstein

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Polymethylmethacrylate lenses with nylon-6 loops can activate the complement system. Such activation occurs primarily at the loops. This activation may be one pathway of implant-caused inflammation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)229-230
Number of pages2
JournalTransactions of the Ophthalmological Societies of the United Kingdom
Issue numberPt 1
StatePublished - Apr 1980


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