A Novel Method of Macropathologic and Arteriographic Examination of Carotid Specimens Obtained from Autopsy


Twenty carotid bifurcations were examined. During autopsy, carotid bifurcations were removed in toto. Unfixed carotids were ligated and cannulated for injection of an angiographic contrast medium followed by injection of a tissue-embedding medium at physiologic pressure and temperature. The carotid bifurcation was frozen and cut manually in 3-mm cross… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002700010077


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