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section (federal code)

A particularly numbered subpart of some federal law.The text of any federal law may be found by going to the Office of the Law Revision Counsel at uscode.house.gov and clicking on “Search the U.S. Code.” Laws written as, for example,“26 U.S.C. Section 121,”“26 U.S.C. §121,”or sometimes “U.S.C.A.”or “U.S.C.S.”consist of a “title”(26 in the example) and a “section”(121 in the example).Entering the appropriate title and section will bring up the text of the law. See also U.S.C.


section (of land)

A section is a specific area of land measuring 1 square mile. See public land survey system.

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Results of Frozen section by various authors shows high diagnostic accuracy rate but sensitivity was relatively lower.
First, lung cancer screening is likely to increasingly uncover small or subsolid lesions that warrant resection but are difficult to identify by tactile or visual inspection during intraoperative frozen section or even during gross evaluation for permanent sections, as demonstrated in Figure 4.
Our study, however, confirms the reliability of CNS squash cytology, and further, multicenter study with larger number of patients will make us confident of its value as a standalone intraoperative diagnostic procedure in resource-limited setting where frozen section facility is not available.
Our results demonstrate that frozen section examination is convenient for the evaluation of the ductal margin status for malignant or benign process.
The frozen section procedure also called cryosection is a pathological laboratory procedure to perform rapid microscopic analysis of a specimen.
In conclusion, SGF should be kept in mind especially in young adults with long-term testicular swelling and frozen section analysis can be used to prevent unnecessary orchiectomies.
Corcoran, "Value of frozen section analysis with suspected testicular malignancy," Urology, vol.
(iii) Intraoperative frozen section assessment is helpful to establish the correct diagnosis and is essential for testicular sparing procedures.
We performed intraoperative frozen section examination in all of the nodules to identify the histopathological diagnosis during surgery.
However, the report of clear margins on frozen section does not guarantee that local recurrence will not occur nor does the report of positive frozen section imply that recurrence is imminent.
Meanwhile, intraoperative frozen section analyses that reveal caseous necrosis with granulomatous lesions can potentially prevent unnecessary oophorectomies in young women [17, 18].
Excision and sending the excised material for frozen section control was performed once for 11 patients, twice for 12 patients, 3 times for 8 patients and 4 times for 4 patients to confirm that the surgical margins were clean.