By J. Hume Adams
This quantity used to be first released in 1982. Hume Adams and Margaret Murray have produced an atlas that illustrates simple autopsy thoughts in neuropathology. It indicates tips to eliminate the mind, the spinal twine, samples of peripheral nerve and muscle, the attention and the contents of the orbit, the arteries within the neck that provide the mind and the buildings within the base of the cranium. those constructions can then be tested in a chain that would support to clarify the series of occasions resulting in a person's dying. How a mind may be dissected is usually illustrated, and there's a ultimate bankruptcy on mind neuro-anatomy.
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When the fixative is being changed, the brain should be detached from the paper clip to ensure that the basilar artery does not tear, thus leading to problems in resuspending the brain. The major exception to immediate fixation of the brain is the presence of subarachnoid haemorrhage suggestive of a ruptured aneurysm on one of the arteries at the base of the brain, since it is almost impossible to dissect off fixed blood without damaging the arteries or the aneurysm. In these circumstances the arteries at the base of the brain, including the middle cerebral arteries in the Sylvian fissures and the anterior communicating artery (common sites for aneurysms) should be carefully exposed and blood clot washed off with saline in an attempt to identify an aneurysm before fixing the brain .
All of the remaining cranial nerves should be transected as close to the bone as possible. In the figure opposite the left fifth (trigeminal) nerve is being cut. Fig. 27 The vertebral arteries have now to be cut. These must be cut individually since if they are simply cut through when the upper end of the spinal cord is being transected, they almost invariably tear with the result that a considerable amount of each vertebral artery and indeed even the origins of one or both posterior inferior cerebellar arteries may remain in the base of the skull.
31 30 This shows the level at which the spinal cord should be cut transversely. Note also where the vertebral arteries enter the skull, (arrows). Fig. 32 The final step in this part of the exam- ination is to strip the dura from the base of the skull to look for fractures or other bony abnormalities such as defects in the bone overlying the middle ear or the mastoid cavity as a result of chronic suppurative osteitis. Whether this is done before the special procedures described in Chapter 2 will depend on the type of case.
Atlas of Post-Mortem Techniques in Neuropathology by J. Hume Adams