Grossing specimens

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 19 December 2016, last major update July 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

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Definition / general
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Definition / general
  • Take sections from resection margins, tumors / lesions, deep margins to tumors, all lymph nodes
  • For malignant gastrectomy specimens, should assess 15+ lymph nodes