publication . Article . 2016

Comparison of Tissue Preservation using Formalin and Ethanol as Preservative Formula

See Woan Shian; Arifin Soenggono; Sawkar Vijay Pramod;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2016 Journal: Althea Medical Journal (issn: 2337-4330, eissn: 2337-4330, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universitas Padjadjaran
Background : Tissue preservation can be performed through embalming, by providing the chemical embalming fluid to the human remains. Formalin’s preservative formula is the foundation for modern methods of embalming. Unfortunately, this preservative formula has several disadvantages. While Ethanol’s preservative formula is a considerable agent to replace formalin’s preservative formula. The aim of this study was to compare the tissue preservation using formalin and ethanol as preservative formula. Methods : This study was carried out from September–October 2014 in the Laboratory of the Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran. The study...
free text keywords: Ethanol, formalin, tissue preservation, Medicine, R, Medicine (General), R5-920, Preservative, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, Embalming, Embalming chemicals, business.industry, business
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