Histological examination of peroperative frozen sections in suspected lung cancer.

@article{Nashef1993HistologicalEO,
  title={Histological examination of peroperative frozen sections in suspected lung cancer.},
  author={Samer A. M. Nashef and John Kakadellis and Philip S Hasleton and J. Scott Whittaker and Chris M. Gregory and Mark Trevor Jones},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={1993},
  volume={48 4},
  pages={
          388-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Despite extensive investigations some patients with suspected lung cancer may undergo thoracotomy without preoperative histological proof of malignancy. A questionnaire on the use of histological examination of peroperative frozen sections in such patients was sent to 50 thoracic surgeons. Replies were received from 41 surgeons and indicated an absence of consensus on the usefulness of histological examination of frozen sections in this context, confirming the need for this study… CONTINUE READING