Kaiserlings Solutions

Kaiserling I 85 g potassium acetate, 45 g potassium nitrate KNO3 , 4,800 mL formalin solution 3-4 . b.Kaiserling II ethyl alcohol, 80-95 . c. Kaiserling III 200 g potassium acetate, 300 mL glycerin, 900 mL tap water. 2. Procedure. Fix specimen for 1-5 d in Kaiserling I. Fixation time will vary with the thickness of the organ. Excessive perfusion with Kaiserling I solution causes loss of natural color because too much blood is rinsed out. Transfer to Kaiserling II for a few hours. Acid...

Dissection Methods Of The Heart

Single Plane Angiography Images

Many older methods 7 are impractical for routine diagnostic pathology. Only the inflow-outflow and short axis bread slice methods have withstood the test of time the latter technique is applicable to virtually any form of heart disease. In addition, some recently described methods are useful for teaching purposes and correlations with current cardiac imaging 8-14 . INFLOW-OUTFLOW METHOD OF CARDIAC DISSECTION This technique is suitable primarily for normal hearts. For each side of the heart, the...