anatomic orientation

anatomic orientation

A term of art referring to the positioning of a specimen received in the surgical pathology cutting suite according to its anatomic landmarks, ideally assisted by the surgeon or by cross-referencing the specimen with radiographs (as in the case of breast lumpectomies), and which forms the basis for subsequent sectioning of the tissue and assessment of margin involvement or clearance.
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The application is FDA-cleared for diagnostic imaging and provides the most common interpretation tools such as zoom, pan, window/level presets, informational overlays and anatomic orientation markers.
The sural nerve grafts were reversed from their anatomic orientation and passed through the tube.
This gives the surgeon the convenience and safety of following the proper anatomic orientation, without the extra cost of a second device.
SieScape(TM) panoramic imaging as well as SieClear(TM) multi-view spatial compounding for enhanced viewing of gross anatomic orientation and detection of subtle structures.