Diagnostic Pathology: Intraoperative Consultation - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781931884976

Diagnostic Pathology: Intraoperative Consultation

1st Edition

Authors: Susan Lester
Print ISBN: 9781931884976
Imprint: AMIRSYS
Published Date: 24th February 2014
Page Count: 432


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.

"We like this book. Reporting frozen sections is however best learned from experience and with the assistance of a senior pathologist." Review by PathLab.org  March 2015

Key Features

  • Published by Amirsys, a globally recognized medical information publisher.
  • Heavily illustrated along with hundreds of annotated images.
  • Bulleted and succinct text format distills essential information for fast and easy comprehension.
  • Comes with Amirsys eBook Advantage™, an online eBook featuring expanded content, additional eBook images, and fully searchable text.

Table of Contents



Quality Assurance

Safety Precautions



Gross Examination

Cytologic Examination

Frozen Section

Slide Preparation

Lymph Nodes: Molecular Methods for Evaluation


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


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About the Author

Susan Lester

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief, Breast Pathology Services, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Staff Pathologist, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA