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Volume 3 Supplement 1

New trends in digital pathology: Proceedings of the 9th European Congress on Telepathology and 3rd International Congress on Virtual Microscopy


Edited by Marcial García Rojo, Gloria Bueno García and José Sacristán París

9th European Congress on Telepathology and 3rd International Congress on Virtual Microscopy. Go to conference site.

Toledo, Spain15-17 May 2008

  1. Application of telemedicine systems to cover distant geographical areas has increased recently. However, the potential usefulness of similar systems for creation of national networks does not seem to be widely...

    Authors: Thomas Schrader and Ekaterina Kldiashvili
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S4
  2. Nowadays, there is no standard solution for acquiring, archiving and communication of Pathology digital images. In addition, there does not exist any commercial Pathology Information System (LIS) that can mana...

    Authors: Carlos Peces, Marcial García-Rojo, José Sacristán, Antonio José Gallardo and Ambrosio Rodríguez
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S5
  3. We started to use virtual slide (VS) and virtual microscopy (VM) systems for quick frozen intra-operative telepathology diagnosis in Kyoto, Japan. In the system we used a digital slide scanner, VASSALO by CLAR...

    Authors: Yasunari Tsuchihashi, Terumasa Takamatsu, Yukimasa Hashimoto, Tooru Takashima, Kooji Nakano and Setsuya Fujita
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S6
  4. The technological development of telemedicine has performed important progress, assuming a diagnostic relief role inside of the processes. Among the fields in fast evolution, telepathology is placed among thos...

    Authors: Roberto Mencarelli, Adriano Marcolongo and Alessio Gasparetto
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S7
  5. Hypertext atlas of fetal and neonatal pathology is a free resource for pregraduate students of medicine, pathologists and other health professionals dealing with prenatal medicine. The atlas can be found at

    Authors: Marta Ježová, Katarína Múčková, Ondřej Souček, Josef Feit and Pavel Vlašín
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S9
  6. The Hypertext atlas of Dermatopathology, the Atlas of Fetal and Neonatal Pathology and Hypertext atlas of Pathology (this one in Czech only) are available at

    Authors: Josef Feit, Luděk Matyska, Vladimír Ulman, Lukáš Hejtmánek, Hana Jedličková, Marta Ježová, Mojmír Moulis and Věra Feitová
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S10
  7. Automated image analysis, measurements of virtual slides, and open access electronic measurement user systems require standardized image quality assessment in tissue-based diagnosis.

    Authors: Klaus Kayser, Jürgen Görtler, Konradin Metze, Torsten Goldmann, Ekkehard Vollmer, Masoud Mireskandari, Zdravko Kosjerina and Gian Kayser
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S11
  8. Virtual pathology is a very important tool that can be used in several ways, including interconsultations with specialists in many areas and for frozen sections. We considered in this work the use of Windows L...

    Authors: Clóvis Klock and Regina dePaulaXavier Gomes
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S13
  9. Since their introduction in 1999, fully automated, high speed, high-resolution whole slide imaging devices have become increasing more reliable, fast and capable. While by no means perfect, these devices have ...

    Authors: John Gilbertson and Yukako Yagi
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S14
  10. To clarify the issues associated with the applications of virtual microscopy to the daily cytology slide screening, we conducted a survey at a slide conference of cytology. The survey was conducted specificall...

    Authors: Ichiro Mori, Osamu Nunobiki, Takashi Ozaki, Emiko Taniguchi and Kennichi Kakudo
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S15
  11. Historically, histopathology evaluation is performed by a pathologist generating a qualitative assessment on thin tissue sections on glass slides. In the past decade, there has been a growing interest for tool...

    Authors: Coralie Apfeldorfer, Kristina Ulrich, Gareth Jones, David Goodwin, Susie Collins, Emanuel Schenck and Virgile Richard
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S16
  12. Efficient use of whole slide imaging in pathology needs automated region of interest (ROI) retrieval and classification, through the use of image analysis and data sorting tools. One possible method for data s...

    Authors: Myriam Oger, Philippe Belhomme, Jacques Klossa, Jean-Jacques Michels and Abderrahim Elmoataz
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S17
  13. This article presents a comparative study between different colour models (RGB, HSI and CIEL*a*b*) applied to a very large microscopic image analysis. Such analysis of different colour models is needed in orde...

    Authors: Gloria Bueno, Roberto González, Oscar Déniz, Jesús González and Marcial García-Rojo
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S18
  14. Telepathology is becoming easier to implement in most pathology departments. In fact e-mail image transmit can be done from almost any pathologist as a simplistic telepathology system. We tried to develop a wa...

    Authors: Luis Alfaro and MaJosé Roca
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S19
  15. The present paper will present a survey on features of a number of non-specialized off-the-shelf JPEG2000 viewers, seen from the point of view of digital microscopy. Selected viewers were tested within a numbe...

    Authors: Vincenzo Della Mea, Nicola Bortolotti and Carlo Alberto Beltrami
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S20
  16. This research was conducted on ten glass slides selected from the histopathology evaluation chickens. Five slides of control's chickens healthy and five slides of chickens infected experimentally with chicken ...

    Authors: Luz García, Victor Bermudez, Mariela Brett, Luzmila Peroza, Juan Landa and Franklin Borregales
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S21
  17. Process orientation is one of the essential elements of quality management systems, including those in use in healthcare. Business processes in hospitals are very complex and variable. BPMN (Business Process M...

    Authors: Marcial García Rojo, Elvira Rolón, Luis Calahorra, Felix Óscar García, Rosario Paloma Sánchez, Francisco Ruiz, Nieves Ballester, María Armenteros, Teresa Rodríguez and Rafael Martín Espartero
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S22
  18. Virtual slides are viewed using interactive software that enables the user to simulate the behaviour of a conventional optical microscope, like adjusting magnifications and navigating to any portion of the ima...

    Authors: Marcial García Rojo, Antonio J Gallardo, Lucía González, Carlos Peces, Cristina Murillo, Jesús González and Jose Sacristán
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S23
  19. Chondrosarcoma (Chs) is the third most frequent primary malignant tumour of bone and can be primary or secondary, the latter results mainly from the malignant transformation of a benign pre-existing tumour.

    Authors: Isidro Machado, Francisco Giner, Empar Mayordomo, Carmen Carda, Samuel Navarro and Antonio Llombart-Bosch
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S25
  20. This study attempts to evaluate the GFAP and alpha1a-AR staining and morphometrical nuclear features of oligodendrogliomas and their prognostic implications as compared to present histopathology classification...

    Authors: Ernesto Moro-Rodríguez, Javier Figols, Mariano Alvira, José A Uranga-Ocio and Eduardo García-Poblete
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S26
  21. Tissue microarrays (TMAs) are used to study genomics and proteomics in several tumour tissue samples. Cell lines (CC) are of great importance in the study of the genetic changes in tumours, and some reveal sev...

    Authors: Rosa Noguera, Isidro Machado, Marta Piqueras, Jose Antonio Lopez-Guerrero, Samuel Navarro, Empar Mayordomo, Antonio Pellin and Antonio Llombart-Bosch
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S27
  22. Telepathology recently entered a new era with the introduction of digital microscopes combined with Internet technology. The microscope allows viewing real time of whole slide (macro) as well as different chos...

    Authors: Lech Banach, Andrzej Stepien, Johann Schneider and Elizabeth Wichrzycka-Lancaster
    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S3

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