Utilizing the “frozen sections” technique, Mayo Clinic surgical and laboratory teams work together to provide patients immediate treatment by analyzing patients’ tissue samples while they are still laying on the operating table under anesthesia. In addition to helping patients, this technique cuts cost by eliminating the need for follow-up surgery when analysis finds not all the cancerous tissue has been removed.
Recent Stories for Research
The July article, “Tackling Reagent Lot-to-Lot Verification,” in Clinical Laboratory News, written by Alicia Algeciras-Schimnich, Ph.D., associate professor of Mayo Clinic Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and director of Mayo’s Clinical Immunoassay Laboratory, discusses the importance of reagent lot performance verification.
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