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From:Rebecca S Smith <> (by way of Marvin Hanna)
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At 07:23 AM 1/26/2000 -0600, you wrote:

>Date: 25 Jan 2000 12:20:04 -0600
>From: "Sanders, Julie, VHACIN" <>
>Subject: Colon polyps and bxs
>    We are having terrible problems with our polyps and gastric/colon
>biopsies.  We have tried the warm water soak, back to ice water soak, and
>sometimes this works.  What I'm looking for is consistency...our pathologist
>is quite unhappy that ALL the polyps/bxs aren't perfect.
>What do you do for processing these specimens and are there any other
>"tricks" to make them cut better.  All info will be GREATLY appreciated as
>he is driving me crazy.  This has been an ongoing problem .
>    Thanks to all in advance,
>Julie Sanders
>Supervisor, Anatomic Path
>VA Medical Center, Cincinnati

What exactly is the problem you are getting.  I may be slow but, I didn't
quite grasp that from your post.  Maybe there was a prior post I missed or

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