By Keith Green (auth.), Keith Green, Henry F. Edelhauser, Robert B. Hackett, David S. Hull, David E. Potter, Ramesh C. Tripathi (ed
This quantity represents the complaints of the 5th Congress of the foreign Society of Ocular Toxicology (ISOT), which was once held on the Grove Park resort and hotel in Asheville, North Carolina, October 13-17, 1996. we're thrilled to offer this quantity to the ophthalmic group, particularly people with an important curiosity in ocular toxicol ogy. The 5th Congress was once constructed round subject matters with regards to ocular drug metabolism, the ocular pathophysiological results of nitric oxide, govt concerns when it comes to using substitute tools for toxicity checking out, and a workshop that encompassed comparisons of either in vitro as opposed to in vivo versions in addition to varied animal versions. the end result of this congress, embodied during this quantity, is a contribution to the methodologies presently hired or less than improvement and to varied drug or actual results on assorted ocular tissues. whereas the focal point of this lawsuits is on ocular results of gear or different fabrics, the various contributions care for themes that experience a wider curiosity. The workshop about the use of alternative version platforms and the alternative of the simplest animal version for drug trying out covers quite a lot of pursuits that ex has a tendency some distance past particular ocular results. this is often very true within the quarter of different equipment and within the collection of the simplest animal version for exam of alternative illness entities.