By D. Virgil Alfaro III et al.
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236) compared eyes in pigs that underwent retinal photocoagulation with a xenon lamp and retinal laser photocoagulation with those exposed to mechanical ruptures of the BM following surgical debridement of the RPE without damage to the neuroretina. The results were conclusive: Not only did the surgical method show higher success rates of CNV induction (100% vs. 83% and 54%), but it has also produced CNV membranes that were morphologically more similar to those present in human exudative AMD. Contrary to CNV obtained by using laser or xenon burns, morphology of surgically induced lesions was not dominated by retinal gliosis and retinal neovascularization, probably due to a preservation of the neuroretina.
Since animals in which subretinal injections caused breaks in the BM were excluded from the study, the authors were in position to blame the lipid injection for the histologic changes. Subretinal Complement Compounds Injection The role of the complement cascade in the formation of drusen and CNV is unquestionable and has been already discussed (122,136,247). Lyzogubov et al. (248) employed different doses of subretinal PEG-8 to create a new model of CNV. PEG-8 is an activator of both the classical and alternative pathways of the complement system.
The CNV was observed in 19% of male and 18% of female mice and was demonstrated by several methods. Cp Heph Knockout Mice Iron overload, observed in these transgenic mice, causes AMD-like alterations. The mice developed funduscopically evident lesions at the level of the RPE, and 100% of the mice developed histologically identified subretinal neovascularization, although it is not apparent if the neovascularization arose from the retina or choroid (91). Furthermore, the mice do not appear to develop the drusen-like or basal laminar deposit-like lesions as seen in AMD.
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