Surgical Pathology: Fresh, Fixed, or Frozen

In this episode Pathologist, Dr. Tyler Rouse, explains 3 ways in which specimens removed during surgery are sent to pathology and the rationale behind each process.

The objectives include:

  1. Fixed – how most specimens are sent to pathology and why;
  2. Fresh – scenarios where a surgeon might send the tissue without fixation;
  3. Frozen – covering intra-operative pathology consults – how this works, and some examples.

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