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Frozen Section Library: Pleura

  • Philip T. Cagle
  • Timothy Craig Allen

Part of the Frozen Section Library book series (FROZEN, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Philip T. Cagle, Timothy Craig Allen
    Pages 1-22
  3. Philip T. Cagle, Timothy Craig Allen
    Pages 23-34
  4. Philip T. Cagle, Timothy Craig Allen
    Pages 35-56
  5. Philip T. Cagle, Timothy Craig Allen
    Pages 57-74
  6. Philip T. Cagle, Timothy Craig Allen
    Pages 75-78
  7. Philip T. Cagle, Timothy Craig Allen
    Pages 79-108
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 111-114

About this book

Introduction

Frozen sections are performed while a patient is undergoing surgery as a basis for making an immediate diagnosis that will impact treatment decisions. Frozen section diagnosis is often a highly demanding situation for the pathologist who must render a diagnosis quickly for the patient and surgeon.

The Frozen Section Library series will provide concise, user-friendly, site specific handbooks that are well illustrated and highlight the pitfalls, artifacts and differential diagnosis issues that arise in the hurried frozen section scenario.

Philip T. Cagle, MD, is Professor of Pathology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York and Director of Pulmonary Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas.

Timothy Craig Allen, MD, JD, is the Chairman of the Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Tyler, Texas.

Keywords

cancer lesions malignant mesothelioma metastatic cancers tissue

Authors and affiliations

  • Philip T. Cagle
    • 1
  • Timothy Craig Allen
    • 2
  1. 1.Cornell UniversityWeill Medical College ofHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Health Science Center at TylerUniversity of TexasTylerUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-95986-3
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-95985-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-95986-3
  • Series Print ISSN 1868-4157
  • Series Online ISSN 1868-4165
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