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Other organs Peripheral arteries

For arteriography of the lower extremities, see p. 21. For removal of femoral vessels after embalming, see p. 34. Submit samples of arteries and veins for histologic study. Request Verhoeff-van Gieson stain (p. 173).

Multiple infarctions may be present. See also above under "Note." Localized arterial disease may simulate embolism. This includes infectious arteritis, such as bacterial arteritis after infective endocarditis* or syphilitic or tuberculous arteritis.

Embolism, Cerebral (See "Infarction, cerebral.")

Embolism, Cerebral (See "Infarction, cerebral.")

Embolism, Fat

NOTE: Formalin-fixed tissues can be postfixed with osmium tetroxide, embedded in epoxy or paraffin, and stained with tolui-dine blue, hematoxylin, or Oil red O. Fat emboli are more easily recognized than in frozen tissue after Oil Red O staining (1).

Organs and Tissues

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Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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