Human body preservation – old and new techniques

@article{Brenner2014HumanBP,
  title={Human body preservation – old and new techniques},
  author={Erich Brenner},
  journal={Journal of Anatomy},
  year={2014},
  volume={224}
}
  • E. Brenner
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Anatomy
This review deals with the art of (anatomical) embalming. The first part contains a brief historical review of the history of embalming, starting with ancient cultures such as the Egyptians and the lesser known Chinchorro culture, then going down the centuries and describing the anatomical techniques developed over the last two centuries. The second part deals in detail with the chemicals used for embalming purposes. The third part deals with several approaches to evaluating embalming methods… Expand
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