Bismuth iodoform paraffin paste: a review.
Summary of "Bismuth iodoform paraffin paste: a review."
Introduction:This article reviews the literature pertaining to bismuth iodoform paraffin paste.Overview:Bismuth iodoform paraffin paste is used in most otolaryngology departments on a daily basis. Questions about its properties are common in postgraduate otolaryngology examinations. This article reviews bismuth iodoform paraffin paste's current and historical usage, constituents, properties, side effects, and radiographic properties, and its alternatives in otological and rhinological practice.
Department of Otolaryngology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: The Journal of laryngology and otology
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21745431
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022215111001599
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
The infiltrating of tissue specimens with paraffin, as a supporting substance, to prepare for sectioning with a microtome.
Review of the medical necessity of hospital or other health facility admissions, upon or within a short time following an admission, and periodic review of services provided during the course of treatment.
The technique of placing cells or tissue in a supporting medium so that thin sections can be cut using a microtome. The medium can be paraffin wax (PARAFFIN EMBEDDING) or plastics (PLASTIC EMBEDDING) such as epoxy resins.
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