Clinical utility of intraoperative frozen section diagnosis in head and neck surgery: A quality assurance perspective

Regina F Gandour-Edwards, P. J. Donald, J. T. Lie

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Abstract

The technical and professional issues that affect the clinical utility of intraoperative frozen section diagnosis in head and neck surgery are addressed from a quality assurance perspective. The most common reasons for sampling errors and interpretive errors are discussed. We offer several recommendations for head and neck surgeons and pathologists which will optimize the clinical utility of intraoperative frozen section consultation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)373-376
Number of pages4
JournalHead and Neck
Volume15
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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