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Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - tumor



Reviewers: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 9 January 2013, last major update February 2012
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● At least one section per 2 cm of tumor for large tumors, including tumor center and periphery
● Submit entire tumor, if can do so in 5 sections or less
● Adjacent and distant uninvolved liver
● Resection margins
● Portal and hepatic veins
● Porta hepatis
● Lymph nodes
● Gallbladder, if present
● Other tissues or organs
● Save intervening levels on biopsies for special stains

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