Document Detail


Digital slides: present status of a tool for consultation, teaching, and quality control in pathology.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19501988     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In the last few years, telepathology has benefited from the progress in the technology of image digitalization and transmission through the world web. The applications of telepathology and virtual imaging are more current in research and morphology teaching. In surgical pathology daily practice, this technology still has limits and is more often used for case consultation. In the present review, we intend to discuss its applications and challenges for pathologists and scientists. Much of the limitations of virtual imaging for the surgical pathologist reside in the capacity of storage of images, which so far has hindered the more widespread use of this technology. Overcoming this major drawback may revolutionize the surgical pathologist's activity and slide storing.
Authors:
Rafael Rocha; José Vassallo; Fernando Soares; Keith Miller; Helenice Gobbi
Related Documents :
15570718 - A novel approach to tele-echocardiography across the pacific.
11919218 - Offline telepathology diagnosis of colorectal polyps: a study of interobserver agreemen...
14644308 - A real time collaboration system for teleradiology consultation.
21491198 - Continuing challenges in defining image quality.
16290408 - Automated video microscopic imaging and data acquisition system for colloid deposition ...
24456988 - Comparison of image quality in pediatric head computed tomography reconstructed using b...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review     Date:  2009-06-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pathology, research and practice     Volume:  205     ISSN:  1618-0631     ISO Abbreviation:  Pathol. Res. Pract.     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-13     Completed Date:  2009-12-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806109     Medline TA:  Pathol Res Pract     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  735-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil. rafael.malagoli@gmail.com
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Computer-Assisted Instruction / instrumentation,  methods
Humans
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted / methods
Internet / instrumentation
Pathology, Surgical / education,  instrumentation,  methods*
Quality Control
Remote Consultation / instrumentation,  methods*
Software
Telepathology / instrumentation,  methods*
User-Computer Interface

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Expression of the acute phase protein haptoglobin in human lung cancer and tumor-free lung tissues.
Next Document:  Cotyledonary responses to maternal selenium and dietary restriction may influence alterations in fet...