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Frozen Section Essentials for OPOs

On-Demand Webinar with Expert Transplant Lead Pathologist Assistant Fernando Chang IMG

Is it possible for you, as an OPO, to setup a lab and produce quality donor-organ frozen sections? Absolutely!

By assembling and utilizing essential pathology tools and methodologies, OPOs can achieve a streamlined and effective biopsy process for preparing high-quality frozen slides, crucial for timely diagnostic procedures and accurate interpretations.

Who is this for?

Donor & Transplant Professionals

Donor Center Lab Technicians

Video Summary
  • Standard of Care
  • Pathology Lab Setup
  • Equipment Requirements
  • Frozen Section Flat Embedding System
  • Technique: Biopsy Sample Preparation
  • Staining
  • Troubleshooting
  • QC
  • Step-by-step Procedure
  • Importance of Continuous Training
  • Compliance and Accreditations
  • Use of telePathology

Fernando Chang IMG

Lead Pathologist Assistant - Surgical Pathology Department
University Hospital in Newark NJ
Rutgers Medical School
Summit Health
Atlantic Health Care System
RWJ Barnabas Healthcare system
Saint Peters Healthcare System

Drawing from methodologies pioneered by the late Dr. Stephen Peters, Fernando spearheads the resident training program at New Jersey University Hospital, a Level 1 trauma center. Here, he imparts innovative techniques in Anatomic Pathology Rotation, Frozen Sections, and the utilization of Telepathology Aperio Scan Scope. With more than 17 years of experience, Fernando has a wealth of expertise in collaborating closely with OPOs.

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