What is a simple approach to describing gross pathology?
When faced with a pathology specimen, don’t panic –> just be systematic.
There are 5 steps. Here’s what to do: (click on each tab to expand)
Exercise: Cause and effect – Below is a heart specimen with a myocardial infarct in the left ventricle. Look carefully = can you spot the cause – the occluded coronary artery (left anterior descending artery)? If not, check out the video below.