Tag: Biocompatibility

Cytotoxicity Score Zero

What If…. I Fail Cytotoxicity

Cytotoxicity is a biocompatibility test that every single medical device and material needs to undergo during its development. It is a critical test to ensure that your device or the materials in your device do not cause cell death or inhibit cell growth. So, what happens if your device fails this crucial first test?

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Sample Preparation

Proper Sample Preparation for Biocompatibility Testing

Sample preparation is one of the most critical steps in a preclinical testing program for a medical device. This initial step is often overlooked or unclear to sponsors, and if not thoroughly strategized up-front, can lead to unnecessary delays or unfavorable results in testing programs.

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