Is intraoperative frozen section analysis an efficient way to reduce positive surgical margins? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Frozen Sections
  • Prostatectomy
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

abstract

  • Although the positive predictive value of frozen section analysis for +SMs is high, the sensitivity is too low to expect that a policy of routine frozen section analysis of suspicious areas will reduce the rate of +SMs substantially.

publication date

  • December 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.urology.2005.06.073

PubMed ID

  • 16360458

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1287

end page

  • 91

volume

  • 66

number

  • 6