Re: nerve dissection/teasing
Mary Gessford wrote a Tech Sample exercise a few years ago on nerve
"Mitchell (Jean)" wrote:
> I whole heartedly agree that the best method of nerve teasing is to
> get someone else to do it!! In March 1998 there was an article in
> the Journal of Histotechnology, "Peripheral Nerve Teasing: Two
> Protocols for Diagnosis and Research" that outlines teasing with
> the glycerol method and resin methods. It is well worth reading and
> I will fax you a copy if you do not have access to the journal.
> How long does it take to tease a nerve? I use the resin method in
> my lab and prefer to allow myself 2 half day sessions per nerve
> case for teasing. I will routinely tease out 30-35 nerve fibers per
> case and align them on one slide.
> Jean Mitchell, BS, HT (ASCP)
> University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics
> Department of Neurology
> Madison, WI
> > Hi all
> > What method are you nerve teasers using?I use the
> > method whereby the nerve is osmicated and then placed
> > in 45,60,100% glycerol.Are there any other methods?How
> > long do you take to tease a nerve and how many slides
> > per nerve do you prepare?
> > Thanks
> > Maria
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