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New approach to vascular injection in fresh cadaver dissection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15095169     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Vascular injection techniques for anatomic studies are often complementary. Use of colored gelatinous mixtures with methylene blue provides precious data about descriptive anatomy by the contrast that it produces in the tissues. The introduction of radiopaque medium, such as lead oxide, into the gelatinous mixture can be used as a complement by means of x-ray examination, in order to facilitate and to reduce the time of investigation. Addition of rhodamine B to the radiopaque mixture keeps the advantages of the contrast medium, but also permits further dissection to demonstrate some details shown by prior x-ray examination. This article compares these different injection techniques in the study of the nasal vascular network. Moreover, it depicts a new injection approach that allows the investigation of vascular territories depending on thin caliber arteries by selective reinjection, defining microangiosomes. Each above-cited technique was used in ten facial territories of fresh cadavers. The patterns of the vessels shown by these techniques were identical, with a constant visualization of infra-millimetric arteries. However, selective reinjection was the only method that permitted characterization of the proper vascular territory of the lateral nasal artery.
Authors:
Olivier Y Heymans; Xavier P Nélissen; Stéphane Peters; Vincent Lemaire; Alain Carlier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of reconstructive microsurgery     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0743-684X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Reconstr Microsurg     Publication Date:  2004 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-04-19     Completed Date:  2004-08-05     Revised Date:  2011-02-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8502670     Medline TA:  J Reconstr Microsurg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  311-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Liège, CHU Sart Tilman, B-4000 Liège, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Blood Vessels / anatomy & histology*
Cadaver
Coloring Agents / administration & dosage*
Dissection
Humans
Injections, Intravenous
Lead / administration & dosage*
Methylene Blue / administration & dosage*
Nose / blood supply*
Oxides / administration & dosage*
Rhodamines / administration & dosage*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Coloring Agents; 0/Oxides; 0/Rhodamines; 1317-36-8/lead oxide; 14899-08-2/rhodamine B; 61-73-4/Methylene Blue; 7439-92-1/Lead
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
J Reconstr Microsurg. 2004 Aug;20(6):457-9   [PMID:  15356766 ]

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