Cytopathologic evaluation of the in situ margin in patients undergoing hepatectomy.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Margin status is a predictor of outcome for patients with liver malignancies, although what constitutes a negative margin is controversial. Traditionally, the completeness of resection is estimated by surgical histopathology of the resected specimen margin, despite the in situ margin being potentially more important. The true margin is often… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/cncy.21204

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