Frozen section in gynaecology: uses and limitations
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- El-Bahrawy, M. & Ganesan, R. Arch Gynecol Obstet (2014) 289: 1165. doi:10.1007/s00404-013-3135-y
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Frozen sections are a valuable resource when utilised properly. This review aims to raise awareness of the strengths and limitations of its use in gynaecological surgery.
This is a review of literature combined with experience and survey of the practice in the United Kingdom.
Frozen sections are a valuable adjunct to diagnosis and management in gynaecological surgery, when requested appropriately, handled by a pathologist who is aware of the clinicopathologic setting and accepted by a surgeon who is acquainted with the limitations of the procedure.