Utility of intraoperative frozen section examination in thoracic surgery - A review of 721 cases


Sirmali M., Demirag F., Turut H., Gezer S., Topcu S. , Kaya S., ...More

JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.47, no.1, pp.83-87, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.83-87

Abstract

Aim. Intraoperative frozen section examination (FSE) is an important tool for determining how extensive a surgical procedure needs to be. in this study we reviewed the indications for FSE, the correlation between FSE and postoperative histopathology, and the contribution of intraoperative FSE in determining the extent of the surgical procedure.