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Frozen Section Examination for Ovarian Cancer Diagnostic in Sanglah General Hospital: A Diagnostic Test

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 10)

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Page : 158-162

Keywords : Ovarian cancer; frozen section; diagnostic test; sensitivity; specificity;

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From all gynecological cancers reported in Sanglah General Hospital, 35% of them are ovarian cancer cases. In 5 years, life expectancy rate is only 15%. Frozen section during surgery procedure is one of the common techniques to diagnose a malignancy. This study focused on diagnostic test with histopathological examination as the gold standard. The study was donein Obstetrics and Gynecology Polyclinic and in Pathology Anatomy Laboratory of Sanglah General Hospital, Denpasar. Consented subjects took part in this study for 1 year, from May 1st 2019 until May 31st 2020. Frozen section accuracy for ovarian cancer diagnosis was 90.8%. Its sensitivity was reported 91.4%, while the specificity was 86.7%.

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