Re: [Histonet] perfusion fixation

From:Cheryl Cross

i agree - with gravity you have little chance of perfusing at too  
high a pressure; for neurotox/neuropath it makes the brains  
particularly fix much better.


Cheryl Cross, DVM, Dipl. ACVP
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee Department of Pathology
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On Oct 31, 2007, at 9:42 AM, Kemlo Rogerson wrote:

> Why not use the force of gravity; if you put a header tank 1 metre  
> about
> the animal and introduce the fixative from that isn't that one
> atmosphere of pressure? Thought it was as that's how I perfused
> collier's lungs when we doing pneumoconiosis studies for compensation.
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