specimen radiograph

specimen radiograph

An x-ray of tissue–usually from the breast, obtained from surgery, which helps identify lesions seen by mammography. See Breast biopsy, Mammography, Microcalcifications.
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Additionally, a specimen radiograph confirms the presence of the targeted lesion and seed removal.
com)-- At the 2016 Miami Breast Cancer Conference (MBCC), Natalia Partain MD, Madhu Rao PhD, and Roshni Rao MD, FACS, from the Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center presented their poster "Intra-operative Specimen Radiograph Utilizing 2D versus 3D Imaging and Correlation with Final Histopathology.
However, this has proven to be the only viable option in view of resource limitations: at present, performing specimen radiography would require either a second mammography unit, a cabinet X-ray system for point-of-care specimen radiography or an interruption in the procedure to allow for a specimen radiograph to be taken.
Mammotome revolve has an advanced specimen management system which can collect and organize high quality individual tissue samples in numbered, specimen radiograph, and pathology-ready chambers which maintain tissue integrity.
The eight resected specimens were studied histologically, including a coronal bone slab with specimen radiograph for each case.
The left breast specimen radiograph showed a well-defined mass with standard marker clips.
Five individual compartments, each with a radiolucent number in the orientation of a clock face, make it easy to identify and communicate the location of cores with calcifications from the specimen radiograph.
A specimen radiograph was also obtained (Figure 3).
Finally, it is essential to perform a specimen radiograph of the resultant cores to confirm that they contain the calcifications.
The specimen radiograph (if performed) and the results of the radiologic evaluation should be available to the pathologist.
The specimen radiograph was quite extraordinary and confirmed innumerable microcalcifications throughout the specimen (Figure 3).
Additional inclusion criteria were as follows: (1) all histologic slides were available for review, (2) a sliced specimen radiograph and section diagram were available for review, and (3) cases not submitted in toto had negative sections flanking the limits of DCIS.