The Brain

  • right hemisphere of a 24-year-old male from the Vogt collection in Düsseldorf
  • cause of death: hypovolemic shock; death to fixation interval: 3 hours
  • brain weight at autopsy: 1383 g; fresh volume: 1316.3 cm³
  • external morphology of the formalin-fixed brain
  • the hemisphere was cut into 5 blocks (R1 - R5) before embedding in paraffin
  • plane of sectioning: vertically to the intercommissural plane
  • linear measurements
  • section thickness: 20 µm
  • publications where this brain was included (see Section 3.3 of the Atlas).