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Better Paraffin Sections with the Aid of Vacuum.

L.G. Luna and E.F. Ballou, M.T. (ASCP), Histopathology Laboratories, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C. 20305. January 1972;II(1):11.

Fixation Improvement on the Technicon ULTRA.

Richard F. Fiester, M.D., St. Luke’s Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53215. July 1972;II(3):17.

Hints for Pap Smears and Cell Block Preparations.

Ann F. Racow, HT (ASCP), Histology Department, Beverly Hospital, Beverly, Massachusetts 01915. January 1974;IV(1):44.

Rapid Procedure for Rehydration of Desiccated Tissue.

Patsy S. Willard, HT (ASCP), Appalachian Laboratory for Occupational Respiratory Diseases, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505. January 1974;IV(1):44.

Identification of Vasectomies During Processing.

Donald L. Meyers, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21205. October 1974;IV(4):57.

Luna’s Method for Processing and Sectioning Eye Lenses.

An Editorial. April 1975;V(2):63.

Luna-Parker Method for Rhabdomyoma and Nemaline Rods.

An Editorial. April 1975;V(2):64.

Luna’s Method for Softening Keratin.

An Editorial. April 1975;V(2):65.

Book Review: The Preparation of Decalcified Sections

Herbert Stevens, HT (ASCP), Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, Michigan 48124. July 1975;V(3):67.

Automated Method for Deceration and Rehydration of Microscopic Slides.

Jean Williams, Rena S. Futch, Florida Department of National Resources, Marine Research Laboratory, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701. October 1975;V(4):71.

Four-Hour Processing Schedule for Mouse Tissue.

Wilson A. Werely, B.S., HT (ASCP), Pathology Services, National Center for Toxicological Research, Jefferson, Arkansas 72079. October 1975;V(4):71.

Alarm System for Tissue Processors.

Donald L. Meyers, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21205. October 1974;IV(4):56-57.

Routine Tissue Processing Schedule.

An Editorial. January 1976;VI(1):76.

Technique for Processing Eye Specimens.

Edna Prophet, B.A., HT (ASCP), Washington, D.C. 20306. January 1976;VI(1):75-76.

Additional Information on Methods for Softening Keratin.

William A. Dotson, Supervisor, Histology Laboratory, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27541. April 1976;VI(2):81.

Modified Enzyme Dry-bone Preparation of Skeletons.

Livia M. Molnar, Department of Orthodontics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 98195. April 1976;VI(2):80-81.

Helpful Hints: Softening Hard Keratin in Specimens for Microscopic Sections.

Lewis Shapiro, M.D., College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia, University, New York, N.Y. 10032. April 1977;VII(2):98.

Vacuum Processing for Small Biopsies.

Joyce Moore, HT (ASCP), Baptist Medical Center, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201. April 1977;VII(2):95.

Techniques for Studying Prenatal Ossification in Silver Nitrate Immersed Specimens.

Livia M. Molnar, Department of Orthodontics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195. July 1977;VII(3):100-101.

Method for Reprocessing Dried Tissue Specimens.

An Editorial. April 1978;VIII(2):111.

Suggestions for Successful Processing of Brains.

Edyth Simpson, Washington, D.C. 20306. April 1978;VIII(2):112-113.

Prevention of Mold and Bacterial Growth in the Histology Laboratory.

An Editorial. October 1978;VIII(4):122.

Technique to Prevent Collapse of Eye Globe and Detachment of the Retina During Processing.

Mohammad Asif, American HistoLab, Silver Springs, MD 20910. April 1979;IX(2):129.

Processing Aqueous Taps and Vitrectomies.

Virginia Havener, Ophthalmic Pathology Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455. April 1980;X(2):144.

Preparation of Cell Blocks Containing No Visible Button.

Elaine Graves, San Antonio, Texas 78218. October 1980;X(4):151-152.

Floatation Receptacle for Collecting Histologic Material.

Peter J. Tsaknis, DDS, MS, MEd, Ida L. Hayden, AMT, Howard University, College of Dentistry, Washington, D.C. 20059. Virginia J. Lux, HT (ASCP), Formerly Supervisor, Histopathology Laboratory, U.S. Army Institute of Dental Research, Washington, D.C. 20012. 1985;XV(2):239.

Rapid Slide Drying With Microwave Heating.

Lowell A. Sobers, Stanley H. Shapiro, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Jamaica, NY 11431. Winter 1985-86;XVI(1):216.

Preparation of Paraffin-Embedded Sections of the Eye.

Roy J. Beemer, Jr., Schering-Plough Corporation, Lafayette, New Jersey 07848. Spring 1986;XVI(2):223-224.

Rapid Microwave Modification of Mayer’s Mucicarmine and Bennhold’s Amyloid Methods.

James Davis, Jr., Stanley H. Shapiro,* Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York. *Queens Hospital Center of Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Jamaica, New York. April 1987;XVII(2):245.

A Histological Procedure for Precise Determinates With Tuberculate Ureide and Enzyme Transformations

T.R. Ansman, M.S., HT (ASCP), J.Q. Lynd, Ph.D., Department of Pathology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 and Department of Agronomy, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078. July 1987;XVII(3):247-249.

Microwave Trouble Shooting.

Nathan T. Brinn, B.S., HT/HTL (ASCP), Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina. July 1987;XVII(3):250-252.

Trypsin Digestion of Retinas of Laboratory Rats.

Kathy L. Hardy, HT (ASCP), Syntex Research, Palo Alto, California 94304. July 1987;XVII(3):253.

Alteration in Tissue Structure Due to Heat, Fixation and Processing.

Lee G. Luna, American HistoLabs, Inc., Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879. January 1988;XVIII(1):266.

Demonstration of Spirochaetes.

Rob Bosma, Central Lab for National Health in Friesland, EN Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. January 1988;XVIII(1):261-263.

Smith’s Method for Juxtaglomerular Granules (A Correction).

M. Konopka, Royal Alexandria Hospital for Children, Camperdown, N.S.W. 2050, Australia. January 1988;XVIII(1):267.

Helpful Hints for Microwave Oven Use: More Than Just Staining.

Cheryl H. Crowder, HTL (ASCP), School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803. May/June 1988;XVIII(2):4-5.

A Useful Method for Demonstrating Bone Canaliculi.

Lee G. Luna, American HistoLabs, Inc., Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879. Nov/Dec 1988;XVIII(5):46-47.

A Helpful Hint — To Restore Basophilic Properties.

Annamae O’Neal, HTL (ASCP), West Virginia University Health Sciences Center, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506. Jan/Feb 1989;XIX(1):62.

Microwave Modification of Pascual’s Argyrophil Method.

Charles J. Churukian, B.A., HT, HTL (ASCP), Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642. Nov/Dec 1989;XIX(5):121-123.

Questions in Search of an Answer.

Mar/Apr 1990;XX(2):160-161.

Cleaning Plasticware “Ruined” by Metallic Microwave Staining.

Frank Razzaboni, Charles River Laboratory, 251 Ballardvale St., Wilmington, MA 01887. Mar/Apr 1990;XX(2):168.

Microwave Modification of Luna’s Method for Melanin.

Charles J. Churukian, B.A., HT, HTL (ASCP), Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642. Mar/Apr 1990;XX(2):154-156.

The Use of Hematoxylin in the Microwave Oven.

Cheryl L. Crowder, HTL (ASCP), Department of Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803. Mar/Apr 1990;XX(2):164-165.

A Modified Bielshowsky for Neurofibrillary Tangles and Senile Plaques.

Annamae O’Neal, Neuropathology Laboratory, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506. Sept/Oct 1990;XX(4):199.

A Rapid Method for Fungi and Pneumocystis carinii.

Peter J. Walkeden, Senior Scientist, Department of Anatomical Pathology, Ballarat Base Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. Sept/Oct 1990;XX(4):188-192.

Microwave Modification of Bielschowsky’s Method for Nerve Fibers.

Charles Churukian, HTL (ASCP), University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642. Sept/Oct 1990;XX(4):201-203.

The Demonstration and Quantitation of Neuroendocrine Cells of the Rat Stomach.

Charles Dormer, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Department of Experimental Pathology, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Sept/Oct 1990;XX(4):185-186.

Immunoassays: Valuable Signals Lurk in the Background Noise.

Tim Johnson, Ph.D., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80524. Jan/Feb 1991;XXI(1):211-212.

Luna’s Method for Argentaffin Cell Granules and Goblet Cell Mucins.

Lee G. Luna, American HistoLabs, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD 20879. Jan/Feb 1991;XXI(1):208.

Tracking Malaria in Mosquitoes: A Direct Immunohistochemical Assay.

Claudia F. Golenda, Ph.D., Research Entomologist, Department of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, DC 20306. Jan/Feb 1991;XXI(1):205-208.

Snap Freezing Tissue Using Dry Ice and Cryomolds.

Gayle M. Callis, HTL/HT, MT (ASCP), Mark Jutila, M.D., Sandy Kurk, Veterinary Molecular Biology, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717. May/June 1991;XXI(3):253.

In Situ Hybridization Detection of Type I Collagen mRNA in Neonate Rat Bones: Effects of Decalcifica

Janice R. Herring, Thomas G. Plant, Nancy G. Mayne, and Daniel C. Williams, Lilly Research Laboratories, Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, IN 46285. January/February 1992;XXII(1):281-286.

Methods for the Use of Hyaluronidase Amylase and Neuraminidase (Sialidase).

Lee G. Luna and Darryl E. Luna, American HistoLabs, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD 20879. January/February 1992;XXII(1):292-297.

Tissue Artifacts: Identification, Cause, Solution, and/or Prevention.

Lee G. Luna, American HistoLabs, Gaithersburg, MD 20879. March/April 1992;XXII(2):302-311

Immunohistochemistry — A Quick ABC Technique Using a Tissue Flotation Bath.

Kurt Nauss, Department of Pathology, Howard University, Washington, DC 20059, Yan-Gao Man, Department of Cell Biology, Hubei Medical College, Wuhan, China. July/August 1992;XXII(3):321-324.

A Simple and Effective Mounting Medium for Preserving Alcohol-Soluble Chromogens.

Yan-Gao Man, Department of Cell Biology, Hubei Medical College, Wuhan, China. Kurt Nauss, Department of Pathology, Howard University, Washington, DC 20059. January/February 1993;XXIII(1):15-16.

Recovering Antigen-Antibody Reactions from Long-Term Stored Tissue Sections Mounted with a New Mount

Yan-Gao Man, Department of Cell Biology, Hubei Medical College, Wuhan, China. June/July 1993;XXIII(1):26-27.

Procedures Old and New — What Goes Around Comes Around.

Terri C. Staples, Scientific Editor. April 1994;XXIV(2):79.

A Fast Way to Prepare Paraffin Sections for H&E and Immunostains.

Yan-gao Man and Josephine Marshalleck, Immunohistochemical Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Howard University Hospital, Medical College of Howard University, Washington, DC 20059. August 1995;XXV(1):3-5.

An Overview of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Gastrointestinal Disease.

Carol A. Potvin, HT (ASCP), Histopathology Laboratory Supervisor, The Salvation Army Grace Hospital, Windsor, Ontario N94 5C6. August 1995;XXV(1):1-3.

A Modified Brain Processing Schedule.

Michael Pruitt HT (ASCP), University of Louisville Hospital. September 1997;XXVII(2):30.

Paraffin Cleansing Demystified.

Gilles Lefebvre, Managing Editor. May 2001;XXXIV(1):4.

Reprocessing of Tissue Blocks.

Gilles Lefebvre, Managing Editor. November 2001;XXXIV(2):42.

Microwave Technology in the Histology Laboratory.

Donna Willis, Harris Methodist Hospital, Forth Worth, TX, Jan Minshew, Histology Consulting Services, Inc. May 2002;XXXV(1):1.

A Revolution in the Making at the NSH Convention.

Gilles Lefebvre, Managing Editor. December 2002;XXXV(2):38.

Comparative Usefulness of Standard and Microwave-assisted Tissue Processing Methods.

Azorides R. Morales, MD, Department of Pathology, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, FL. December 2002;XXXV(2):40.

Double Embedding: Double the Trouble?

M. Reid, MLT; C. Goodwin, MLT. Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada. December 2004;XXXVII(2):39.

Microwave Histoprocessing: One-step Dehydration and Clearing of Articular Cartilage and Synovial Tis

Evgeny Rossomacha, BioSyntech Canada Inc. Laval, Quebec; Caroline Hoemann, Anik Chevrier, Depts of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal; Matthew Shive, BioSyntech Canada Inc. Laval, Quebec. December 2005;XXXVIII(2):25.

Facts About Alcohol Dehydration of Tissue Samples.

Gustave Mondragon, HTL (ASCP), Histology Laboratory Manager, Greensboro, NC. May 2006;XXXIX(1):21.

Is Rapid Tissue Processing the Right Choice for Your Lab?

Sue E. Lewis, BS, HTL(ASCP)QIHC, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA. June 2011;XLIV(1):10.

A Practical Roadmap for Adopting Rapid Tissue Processing (RTP) to Meet the Changing Needs of the Hea

Sue E. Lewis, BS, HTL(ASCP)QIHC; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA. December 2011;XLIV(2):31.