frozen section


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frozen section

[¦frōz·ən ′sek·shən]
(biology)
A thin slice of material cut from a frozen sample of tissue or organ.
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An alternative to relying on the frozen section process and its inherent inaccuracies would be to routinely stage all women with CAH, knowing that approximately 40% of them have occult cancer, and more than a third of those will have high-risk features for lymph node metastases.
In frozen section, when operating on a previously confirmed, or in cases of highly clinical suspicion of malignancy, the main purpose of the pathol-ogist is to inform the surgeon if the surgical margin is clear of residual cancer, or if residual cancer is present at the surgical margin.
Various indications and problems associated with the frozen section can be counted in every organ-specific disease in genitourinary system pathology and, some of them are summarized as follows:
Whole slide imaging instruments vary in size (Figure 4, A through D), which is an important consideration for laboratories with space constraints, especially in a frozen section room where counter space may be limited.
However, the report of clear margins on frozen section does not guarantee that local recurrence will not occur nor does the report of positive frozen section imply that recurrence is imminent.
Excision and sending the excised material for frozen section control was performed once for 11 patients, twice for 12 patients, 3 times for 8 patients and 4 times for 4 patients to confirm that the surgical margins were clean.
At BFree, we try to overcome this by placing stickers on the freezer door to communicate to consumers that they can find healthy bread products in the frozen section, too.
ORLANDO -- Mohs fellowship-trained surgeons are highly skilled at reading frozen section slides obtained during surgery, agreeing with the dermatopathologist's assessment more than 99% of the time, according to a review of more than 4,000 cases.
You can find Beyond Meat's Swedish and Italian Meatballs in the frozen section at natural food stores and retailers near you by using the store locator at www.
In addition to using frozen section samples of tissue instead of traditional preservation methods, Dr.
Present study was conducted to find out the incidence of breast carcinoma in our hospital with their clinical presentations, various risk factors, accuracy of FNAC and frozen section, incidence of various pathological types and nodal involvement, stage at presentation, ER, PR, HER-2/neu status.