Intra-operative frozen section technique for pituitary adenomas

L. S. Adelman, K. D. Post

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Orange G-hematoxylin stains performed on frozen sections from the sella turcica had a diagnostic accuracy of over 90% when compared to permanent sections on the same tissue. This technique allows the pathologist to make an intra-operative contribution to the establishment of tumor margins in the selective removal of pituitary adenomas.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173-175
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Surgical Pathology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes


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