Frozen Section Timeout: Pilot Study to Reconcile Margins Using 3D Resected Specimen and Defect Scans


Kapustin DA, Yun J, Su V, Rubin SJ, Modica I, Chung D, Fan J, Khan MN, Chai RL, Karasick M, Doyle S, Brandwein-Weber M, Urken ML.

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This article proposes the use of an interactive form during a “frozen section timeout.” These timeouts were conducted during head and neck surgeries in order to improve intraoperative communication and increase transparency regarding margin status and tumor clearance.