Residual tumor detection after surgery for skin tumors

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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of optical coherence tomography (a non invasive optical imaging technique) for detection of incomplete surgical margins following surgery for skin and subcutaneous tumors in dogs.

Boxer dog

What qualifies my pet for this trial?

To participate in this clinical trial your dog must:
  • Undergo surgical removal of a skin or subcutaneous tumor at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center.

What does enrolling in this clinical trial involve?

Following surgical excision the tumor specimen will be imaged with optical coherence tomography to assess for residual tumor cells. Following imaging the tumor will be submitted for pathologic assessment.

Client Compensation

The study will provide an account credit of $100 to help cover the costs of histopathology.


Dr. Laura Selmic


If you believe your pet may be eligible to enter this study,
please fill out a pre-screening questionnaire.

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