Diagnostic Pathology: Introperative Consultation

By

  • Susan Lester, MD, PhD, Chief, Breast Pathology Services, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Staff Pathologist, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Recognizing a pathologist’s need to be quick and decisive when evaluating frozen section biopsies, Diagnostic Pathology: Intraoperative Consultation is your go-to, on-the-spot reference for quick, definitive guidance to ensure efficient handling of specimens, making accurate diagnoses, and writing effective reports. This volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series offers practical, bulleted information and thousands of detailed images organized to address specific questions that need to be answered during an operation. Organized alphabetically by disease, it is the only resource presenting images and information on the most common diseases ranked according to the likelihood of diagnosis on frozen section.
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Book information

  • Published: February 2014
  • Imprint: AMIRSYS
  • ISBN: 978-1-931884-97-6


Table of Contents

SECTION I: GENERAL

Introduction

Quality Assurance

Safety Precautions

Telepathology

SECTION II: METHODS

Gross Examination

Cytologic Examination

Frozen Section

Slide Preparation

Lymph Nodes: Molecular Methods for Evaluation

SECTION III: CONTENTS

Adrenal and Paraganglia: Diagnosis

Anterior Mediastinal Mass: Diagnosis

Appendix: Diagnosis

Bone Lesion/Tumor: Diagnosis and Margins

Breast: Diagnosis

Breast: Margins

Bronchus and Trachea: Diagnosis

Cerebellum and Brainstem: Diagnosis

Cerebral Hemispheres: Diagnosis

Colon: Diagnosis and Margins

Colon: Evaluation for Hirschsprung Disease

Esophagus: Diagnosis and Margins

Fallopian Tube: Diagnosis

Head and Neck Mucosa: Diagnosis and Margins

Kidney, Adult: Diagnosis and Margins

Kidney: Evaluation of Allograft Prior to Transplantation

Kidney Needle Biopsy: Evaluation for Adequacy

Kidney, Pediatric: Indications and Utility

Larynx: Diagnosis and Margins

Liver, Capsular Mass: Diagnosis

Liver: Evaluation of Allograft Prior to Transplantation

Liver, Intrahepatic Mass: Diagnosis and Margins

Lung: Margins

Lung: Nonneoplastic Diffuse Disease: Diagnosis

Lung Mass: Diagnosis

Lymph Nodes, Axillary: Diagnosis

Lymph Nodes Below Diaphragm: Diagnosis

Lymph Nodes: Diagnosis of Suspected Lymphoproliferative Disease

Lymph Nodes, Head and Neck: Diagnosis

Lymph Nodes, Mediastinal: Diagnosis for Staging and Lymphadenopathy

Meninges: Diagnosis

Nasal/Sinus: Diagnosis of Suspected Fungal Rhinosinusitis

Nasal/Sinus: Diagnosis of Suspected Neoplasia

Oropharynx and Nasopharynx: Diagnosis

Ovary, Mass: Diagnosis

Pancreas, Biopsy: Diagnosis

Pancreas Resection: Parenchymal, Retroperitoneal, and Bile Duct Margins

Parathyroid Gland: Diagnosis and Margins

Peripheral Nerve and Skeletal Muscle: Allocation of Tissue for Special Studies

Peritoneal/Omental Mass: Biopsy

Pituitary

Pleura: Diagnosis

Revision Arthroplasty: Evaluation of Infection

Salivary Gland: Diagnosis and Margins

Skin: Diagnosis and Margins

Skin: Evaluation for TEN vs. SSSS

Skin: Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Soft Tissue: Evaluation For Necrotizing Fasciitis

Soft Tissue Mass: Diagnosis and Margins

Spinal Cord: Diagnosis 3

Stomach: Diagnosis and Margins

Thyroid: Diagnosis 3

Ureter: Margins

Uterus, Endometrium: Diagnosis

Uterus, Endometrium: Diagnosis of Pregnancy

Uterus, Myometrium: Diagnosis

Vulva: Diagnosis and Margins