[Histonet] block-orientation

Sebree Linda A. LSebree <@t> uwhealth.org
Tue Mar 6 13:49:29 CST 2007

Our renal tech cuts both frozen and paraffin renal biopsies
perpendicular to the blade.

Linda Sebree, HT(ASCP)
University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics
IHC/ISH Laboratory
600 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53792
FAX: (608)262-7174

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Subject: [Histonet] block-orientation

A quite simple question:

What is the better way of block-orientation in a rotation-microtome for
kidney needle biopsies?

With the biopsy parallel or normal to the knife? To get a good ribbon
without wrinkels in the tissue?



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