International Journal of Anatomy and Research

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Type of Article: Original Research

Year: 2016 | Volume 4 | Issue 3 | Page No. 2771-2774

Date of Publication: 30-09-2016



Bharat D Trivedi *1, Dimple S Patel 2, Niketa S Shah 3, Parth Trivedi 4.

*1 Professor and HOD, Human Anatomy, Narsinhbhai Patel Dental College, Visnagar, Gujarat, India.

2 Associate Professor Anatomy, A M C Met Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

3 Lecturer Human Physiology, Narsinhbhai Patel Dental College, Visnagar, Gujarat,India.

4 Lecturer Human Pharmocology, Narsinhbhai Patel Dental College, Visnagar, Gujarat,India.

Address: Dr Bharat Trivedi, Professor and Head, Department of Human Anatomy, Narsinhbhai Patel Dental College & Hospital Visnagar, Dist. Mehsana, Gujarat, India.


Plastination is useful in anatomy as well as serving as models and teaching tools.The plastinated specimens retain their dilated conformation by a positive pressure air flow during the curing process, which allows them to be used to teach both endoscopic technique and gastrointestinal anatomy.  With the use of plastination as a teaching method of animal science, the plastination process allows specimens to be studied for a long time. Platination is derived from the Greek (from plassei to shape, to form, a creation of Gunther  Von Hagens. A process at the interface of the medical discipline of anatomy and modern polymer chemistry. Plastnation makes it possible to preserve individual tissues and organ. Luminal plastination can be uses to upgrade the knowledge of comparative anatomy which is of profound importance in the present Era of advances in therapeutic science that use animal model for testing drug. The tracheobronchial pattern of human lungs is well known. An attempt was made to compare the pattern with that of goat lung using luminal plastination of goat lung. Several similarities were observed between the two patterns, due to which, the goat lung serves as an ideal experimental model to study the effect of treatment in several human airway diseases.
Key words: Luminal Plastination, Silicon Sealant; Silicon Gun; Bronchial Tree Of Domestic Animal.


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Bharat D Trivedi, Dimple S Patel, Niketa S Shah, Parth Trivedi. THE STUDY OF THE GOAT (CAPRA AEGAGRUS HIRCUS) LUNG BY LUMINAL PLASTINATION TECHNIQUE. Int J Anat Res 2016;4(3):2771-2774. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2016.257




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