frozen section method

frozen section method

Etymology: AS, freosan, to freeze; L, sectio, a cutting; Gk meta order, hodos path
(in surgical pathology) a method used in preparing a selected portion of tissue for pathological examination. The tissue is moistened and, fixed or unfixed, is rapidly frozen and cut by a microtome in a cryostat. This method is very rapid, allowing the pathologist to examine the specimen during a surgical procedure.
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Frozen Section Method and Immuno-histochemical staining:
0065) the explanation for this is that, values obtained from frozen section method and Immuno-histochemical staining were obtained as semi quantitative.
Nonetheless, performing the histopathological examination by means of perioperative frozen section method will allow determining whether the tumor is benign or malign.