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Sharing cases amongst pathologists, like clinicians consulting on treatment strategies, is one means of providing high quality care and ensuring correct diagnoses.  It’s like receiving two consults in one.  Among the different types of consults are:

 

 



REFERENCES


1. Azam NR M: Surgical Pathology Extradepartmental Consultation Practices: A CAP Q-Probes Study of 2746 Consultations From 180 Laboratories. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2002;126:405-412



2. Kronz WW JD, Epstein JI: Mandatory Second Opinion Surgical Pathology at a Large Referral Hospital. Cancer 1999;86:2426-2435



3. Epstein PW JI, Sanfilippo FM: Clinical and Cost Impact of Second-opinion Pathology. The Am J of Surg Path 1996;20:851-857