What do hospitals do with amputated body parts?

Answer For the most part, they will send the part or limb to pathology for a study. if it tests negative for disease or bacteria,, it can either be placed in a red biohazzard bad and sent to med schools f... Read More »

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What are the procedures in hospitals in disposing of body parts?

No matter where the body part came from, they all end up in the same place.They are put in a Yellow Bag, which is for contamination, sealed up and put in a yellow bin in a cool room such as the mor... Read More »

What is the maximum time for an amputated body part stored on ice?

A severed body part kept on ice or in ice water can remain viable for a maximum of 18 hours. If the body part is not kept cold it will only last for 4 to 6 hours. Body parts should not be placed di... Read More »

What do doctors do with body parts after amputation?

All hospitals collect body wastes (and left-overs from surgery) and deposit them into special "bio-hazard" containers.They pay for a disposal service, that collects the bins, and burns them, bein... Read More »

What body parts were destoyed in Steve Austin's body in the six million dollar man?

Depends whether you mean the TV show or the original action novel series it's based on. In the TV show it was his left eye, right arm, and both legs. In the novels it was Austin's LEFT arm that was... Read More »