Frozen Section Library: Pleura

Frozen sections are performed while a patient is undergoing surgery as a basis for making an immediate diagnosis that will impact treatment decisions. Frozen section diagnosis is often a highly demanding situation for the pathologist who must render a diagnosis quickly for the patient and surgeon. T...

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Main Authors: Cagle, Philip T., Allen, Timothy Craig (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY Springer US 2010, 2010
Edition:1st ed. 2010
Series:Frozen Section Library
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Frozen sections are performed while a patient is undergoing surgery as a basis for making an immediate diagnosis that will impact treatment decisions. Frozen section diagnosis is often a highly demanding situation for the pathologist who must render a diagnosis quickly for the patient and surgeon. The Frozen Section Library series will provide concise, user-friendly, site specific handbooks that are well illustrated and highlight the pitfalls, artifacts and differential diagnosis issues that arise in the hurried frozen section scenario. Philip T. Cagle, MD, is Professor of Pathology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York and Director of Pulmonary Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas. Timothy Craig Allen, MD, JD, is the Chairman of the Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Tyler, Texas
Physical Description:VIII, 115 p. 125 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9780387959863