The ability to evaluate prognostic variables on frozen section in hysterectomies performed for endometrial carcinoma.

@article{Noumoff1991TheAT,
  title={The ability to evaluate prognostic variables on frozen section in hysterectomies performed for endometrial carcinoma.},
  author={Joel S Noumoff and Andrew W. Menzin and John J Mikuta and Edward J. Lusk and Mark R. Morgan and Virginia A. Livolsi},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={1991},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={202-8}
}
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the ability of the pathologist to assess intraoperatively the hysterectomy specimen in patients with endometrial carcinoma. The past few years have seen the definition of prognostic variables that predict the ultimate outcome of patients with endometrial carcinoma. As a result, the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) revised the staging system to take into account such prognostic factors as grade, depth of myometrial penetration… CONTINUE READING
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