Article Text

PDF

Use of tissues embedded in epoxy resin for routine histological examination of renal biopsies
  1. W. Noel Eastham,
  2. W. B. Essex
  1. Department of Pathology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
  2. Department of Morbid Anatomy, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

    Abstract

    The production of 0·4μ thick, full-length sections from renal tissue taken by needle biopsy is achieved by formalin and osmic acid fixation and embedding in epoxy resin as for ultramicrotomy. The marked improvement in histological clarity by using this technique is illustrated by comparison with material embedded in paraffin.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.