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Title: Anatomical evaluation and preparation procedure of a cross- sectioned kidney plastination of a thoroughbred horse with local polyester resin
Authors: Bakıcı, Caner
Yunus, Hasen Awel
Batur, Barış
Ekim, Okan
Tunalı Selçuk
Keywords: Horse
Kidney morphology
Polyester plastination
Sectional anatomy
Issue Date: 2023
Publisher: Ankara Univ
Abstract: This study aimed to develop a protocol for the thin section plastination of the kidney with local polyester resin and examine the anatomical details of this specimen. The sample was fixed with 10% formalin fixation solution and then sectioned into 3 mm slices. The four stages of the polyester plastination technique were used. Firstly, the samples were kept in 99.5% acetone baths at-25oC for the dehydration. After this process, the sections were placed in polyester resin and the impregnation process was started at room temperature (20oC) under vacuum. Following the forced impregnation, the curing chambers were constructed and the curing process was continued under ultraviolet light. The data of each applied stage were recorded carefully and the protocol for polyester plastination of kidney sections was successfully established. The specimens were observed from a different point of view with a thin cross-sectional appearance. The anatomical morphology and the structures of the sections of the kidney such as renal parenchyma and circulatory components were preserved well. The final products could be used as educational samples for cross-sectional anatomical training of kidneys.
ISSN: 1300-0861
Appears in Collections:Scopus İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / Scopus Indexed Publications Collection
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