Pre-Analytics of Pathological Specimens in Oncology

This book presents an overview of the most important current developments in the pre-analytical handling of tissue. It addresses in particular potential ways to improve the situation whereby methods employed in the pre-analytical phase – the period from surgical removal of tissue to the start of pat...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Dietel, Manfred (Editor), Wittekind, Christian (Editor), Bussolati, Gianni (Editor), Winterfeld, Moritz (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2015, 2015
Edition:1st ed. 2015
Series:Recent Results in Cancer Research
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • What Is Pre-Analytics in Surgical Pathology?
  • Histologic Validation of Vacuum Sealed Formalin
  • Free Tissue Preservation and Transport System
  • Pre-Analytics and Molecular Pathology
  • Experiences in Vacuum Preparation of Routine Specimens
  • Tissue Heterogeneity as a Pre-Analytical Source of Variability
  • Vacuum Fixation of Breast Specimens Before Grossing
  • How Do Short Fixation and Rapid Microwave Processing Affect Her2 Testing?
  • Current Projects in Pre-Analytics – Where to Go?
  • Nucleic Acid Extraction from FFPE Tissue as Critical Preanalytic Step for NGS Applications
  • Experiences With Pre-Analytics of Lung Specimen
  • Experiences With Pre-Analytics of GI-Specimen
  • Bone Marrow Work-Up
  • Two-Temperature Fixation Preserves Activation Status with High Efficiency
  • Towards the Lean Lab. The Industry Challenge.