Identification and Interpretation of Cast Vessel Structures

  • S. H. Aharinejad
  • A. Lametschwandtner


Due to the high replication quality today’s casting media have (for details see Chapt. 2) in most cases cast arterial vessels can reliably be differentiated from venous ones according to the characteristic endothelial cell (nuclei and border lines) imprint patterns [1] and the “gross” appearance these two vessel types reveal. Capillaries can be identified by their diameter.


Plastic Strip Venous Valve Daughter Vessel Arterial Sphincter Vascular Corrosion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Aharinejad
    • 1
  • A. Lametschwandtner
    • 2
  1. 1.First Department of AnatomyUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Department of Experimental ZoologyUniversity of SalzburgSalzburgAustria

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