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A Practical Guide to Frozen Section Technique

Recently published by Dr. Stephen R. Peters

"A Practical Guide to Frozen Section Technique" by Dr. Stephen Peters from Pathology Innovation ( is intended to provide a simple and comprehensive guide to learning frozen section technique. The authors hope to share what knowledge they have gained over years of practicing these techniques so that the newcomers will reach their goal more quickly.

Easy to learn

"A Practical Guide to Frozen Section Technique" offers an easy to learn approach to frozen section technique in the form of a highly illustrated handbook intended for onsite use in the laboratory. The book begins with a novel, clearly delineated, step by step approach to learning continuous motion brush technique. Emphasis is placed on recognizing and correcting artifacts during the preparation process.

Preparation of slides

The book addresses all of the steps in the preparation of slides from cutting through coverslipping. The author’s unique, original techniques for tissue embedding including face down embedding in steel well bars, frozen block cryoembedding and paper cryoembedding are detailed. Variables key to the quality of the preparation including block temperature, tissue properties and section thickness are detailed. The book also covers understanding the cryostat and basic maintenance and care. Sections covering techniques used in Mohs dermatologic surgery, and techniques used in basic animal and human research are discussed by noted experts in their field.

Great value

"A Practical Guide to Frozen Section Technique" will be of great value to pathologists, pathology residents in training and also experimental pathology researchers that rely upon this methodology to perform tissue analysis in research.

Order and pricing information

The ordering number (ISBN) and pricing information are included in the attached product flyer.

Read more

Read about Dr. Peters' applications here: "The Art of Embedding Tissue for Frozen Section" and "Paper Cryoembedding"

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