Re: [Histonet] Histological dissection of bone
They have an "extender" which makes the clearance opening size larger, so
bigger specimens can be passed through. Ask the company about it.
Peggy A. Wenk, HTL(ASCP)SLS
William Beaumont Hospital
Royal Oak, MI 48073
----- Original Message -----
From: "DiCarlo, Margaret"
To: "'Coaker, Terry'" ;
Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 11:46 AM
Subject: RE: [Histonet] Histological dissection of bone
> I also use a band saw for cutting bones of all different sizes, such as
> femur, tibia, etc. People have raved about the Mar-Med Band Saw that costs
> $810 but I don't think it is large enough for large sections of bone such
> a whole tibia or fibula that we have to cut up. It is an 18-pound
> band saw with a diamond blade and is about the size of a microscope. I
> be interested to hear what everyone has to say.
> Peggy DiCarlo HT (ASCP)
> Orthopedics Bone Lab
> Buffalo General Hospital
> 100 High St.
> Buffalo, NY 14203
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Coaker, Terry [mailto:Terry.Coaker@nuth.northy.nhs.uk]
> Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 10:30
> To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> Subject: [Histonet] Histological dissection of bone
> For many years we have "trimmed" bone samples on a band-saw to obtain
> for decalcification. The equipment needs replacing. A risk assessment
> indicated that putting a long bone through a band-saw in this way could
> to someone getting hurt! Is there a safer way? Diamond saws are fine for
> trimming small pieces but what about femur and humerus? How do people
> handle them safely?
> Terry Coaker
> Histopathology Operations Manager
> Cellular Pathology
> Royal Victoria Infirmary
> Queen Victoria Road
> Newcastle upon Tyne
> NE1 4LP
> 0191 282 9120
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