Intraoperative Consultation

A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology


  • Alberto Marchevsky, MD, Director, Pulmonary and Mediastinal Pathology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Clinical Professor, Pathology, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California
  • Bonnie Balzer, MD, PhD, Director of Surgical Pathology, Director of Dermatopathology, Director of Musculoskeletal Pathology Services, Cedar-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
  • Fadi W Abdul-Karim, MD, MEd, Professor of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine; Vice Chair for Education, Department of Pathology, Robert J Tomsich Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

This new volume in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology Series is a highly practical and easy-to-use medical reference book for effectively approaching intraoperative consultations. Ideal for practicing pathologists and their surgical colleagues, it describes the most efficient way to handle specimens, how to focus on the differential diagnosis, and the best methods for reporting findings.

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Book information

  • Published: December 2014
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-4823-5

Table of Contents

1. General Guidelines for Intraoperative Consultations with Frozen Section

2. Guide to the Preparation of Intraoperative Touch Preparations and Other Cytologic Preparations

3. Guide to the Preparation of Frozen Sections

4. Intraoperative Consultation During Neurosurgery

5. Intraoperative Consultations During Skin Surgery

6. Intraoperative Consultation of Thyroid and Parathyroid Lesions

7. Intraoperative Consultation During ENT and Laryngeal Surgery

8. Intraoperative Consultation During Salivary Gland Surgery

9. Intraoperative Consultation in Frozen Section of Intrathoracic Lesions

10. Intraoperative Consultation During Gastric and Esophageal Surgery

11. Intraoperative Consultation During Colonic and Rectal Surgery

12. Intraoperative Consultation During Intestinal, Appendiceal and Proximal Colonic Surgery, Including Neuroendocrine Tumors

13. Intraoperative Consultation During Pancreato-Biliary Surgery

14. Intraoperative Consultation During Liver Surgery

15. Intraoperative Consultation During Breast Surgery

16. Intraoperative Consultation During Urologic Surgery

17. Frozen Section in Gynecologic Pathology (Ovary, Fallopian Tube, and Peritoneum) 

18. Intraoperative Consultation During Gynecologic Pathology (Vagina, Vulva, Uterine Cervix, and Corpus)

19. Frozen Section Diagnosis in Transplantation Pathology

20. Intraoperative Consultation During Orthopedic Surgery

21. Biospecimen Collection During Intraoperative Consulation

22. Intraoperative Consultation Quality Assurance