Auto text: “Insert Temporal Artery”
A short segment of temporal artery is surgically removed, primarily to evaluate for temporal arteritis.
- Measure length and diameter.
- Describe outer surface.
- DO NOT SERIALLY SECTION!
- Submit the artery INTACT in a cassette.
- In Vantage, be sure to designate that this is a tubular portion of artery.
- Histology will section and embed.