Intraoperative Consultation

1st Edition

A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology


Key Features

  • Take an integrated approach to intraoperative consultation with chapters that have been coauthored by both pathologists and surgeons.
  • Grasp today's most up-to-date information for the pathologist and surgical team with a templated format that includes techniques of specimen collection, differential diagnosis, additional ancillary studies, terminology, and proper reporting.
  • Effectively perform frozen sections with help from high-quality color illustrations, photomicrographs, and gross photography.
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase.

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


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About the authors

Alberto Marchevsky

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Pulmonary and Mediastinal Pathology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Clinical Professor, Pathology, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California

Bonnie Balzer

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Surgical Pathology, Director of Dermatopathology, Director of Musculoskeletal Pathology Services, Cedar-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

Fadi W Abdul-Karim

Affiliations and Expertise

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