Volume 9 Supplement 1

Selected articles from the 12th European Congress on Digital Pathology


Edited by Jacques Klossa, Philippe Bertheau, Myriam Oger and Catherine Bor

Publication of this supplement has been funded by 12th European Congress on Digital Pathology. Articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

12th European Congress on Digital Pathology. Go to conference site.

Paris, France

18-21 June 2014

  1. Proceedings

    The Eastern Québec Telepathology Network: a three-year experience of clinical diagnostic services

    The Eastern Quebec Telepathology Network (called Réseau de Télépathologie de l'Est du Québec in French) was created to provide uniform diagnostic telepathology services in a huge territory with low population ...

    Bernard Têtu, Émilie Perron, Said Louahlia, Guy Paré, Marie-Claude Trudel and Julien Meyer

    Diagnostic Pathology 2014 9(Suppl 1):S1

    Published on: 19 December 2014

  2. Proceedings

    Towards better digital pathology workflows: programming libraries for high-speed sharpness assessment of Whole Slide Images

    Since microscopic slides can now be automatically digitized and integrated in the clinical workflow, quality assessment of Whole Slide Images (WSI) has become a crucial issue. We present a no-reference quality...

    David Ameisen, Christophe Deroulers, Valérie Perrier, Fatiha Bouhidel, Maxime Battistella, Luc Legrès, Anne Janin, Philippe Bertheau and Jean-Baptiste Yunès

    Diagnostic Pathology 2014 9(Suppl 1):S3

    Published on: 19 December 2014

  3. Proceedings

    Online teaching of inflammatory skin pathology by a French-speaking International University Network

    Developments in technology, web-based teaching and whole slide imaging have broadened the teaching horizon in anatomic pathology. Creating online learning material including many types of media such as radiolo...

    Emilie Perron, Maxime Battistella, Béatrice Vergier, Maryse Fiche, Philippe Bertheau and Bernard Têtu

    Diagnostic Pathology 2014 9(Suppl 1):S5

    Published on: 19 December 2014

  4. Proceedings

    Preliminary results from a crowdsourcing experiment in immunohistochemistry

    Crowdsourcing, i.e., the outsourcing of tasks typically performed by a few experts to a large crowd as an open call, has been shown to be reasonably effective in many cases, like Wikipedia, the Chess match of ...

    Vincenzo Della Mea, Eddy Maddalena, Stefano Mizzaro, Piernicola Machin and Carlo A Beltrami

    Diagnostic Pathology 2014 9(Suppl 1):S6

    Published on: 19 December 2014

  5. Proceedings

    Automated image analysis in the study of lymphocyte subpopulation in eosinophilic oesophagitis

    Eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE) is characterized by the presence of eosinophils in oesophageal mucosa. Other inflammatory cells, mainly lymphocytes, dendritic cells, and mast cells may also play an important r...

    Marcial García-Rojo, Joaquín Rodríguez Sánchez, Eva de la Santa, Elena Durán, José Luis Ruiz, Antonio Silva, Francisco Javier Rubio, Antonio M Rodríguez, Blas Meléndez, Lucía González and Bartolomé López-Viedma

    Diagnostic Pathology 2014 9(Suppl 1):S7

    Published on: 19 December 2014

  6. Proceedings

    Digital immunohistochemistry wizard: image analysis-assisted stereology tool to produce reference data set for calibration and quality control

    Digital image analysis (DIA) enables better reproducibility of immunohistochemistry (IHC) studies. Nevertheless, accuracy of the DIA methods needs to be ensured, demanding production of reference data sets. We...

    Benoît Plancoulaine, Aida Laurinaviciene, Raimundas Meskauskas, Indra Baltrusaityte, Justinas Besusparis, Paulette Herlin and Arvydas Laurinavicius

    Diagnostic Pathology 2014 9(Suppl 1):S8

    Published on: 19 December 2014

  7. Proceedings

    Building of a composite virtual slide from contiguous tissue samples

    Currently available microscope slide scanners produce whole slide images at various resolutions from histological sections. Nevertheless, acquisition area and so visualization of large tissue samples are limit...

    Benoît Plancoulaine, Myriam Oger, Nicolas Elie, Philippe Belhomme, Paulette Herlin, Abir Nasri, Célia Augé, Mylène Brécin, Jacques Marnay and Catherine Bor-Angelier

    Diagnostic Pathology 2014 9(Suppl 1):S9

    Published on: 19 December 2014

  8. Proceedings

    Digital immunohistochemistry platform for the staining variation monitoring based on integration of image and statistical analyses with laboratory information system

    Digital immunohistochemistry (IHC) is one of the most promising applications brought by new generation image analysis (IA). While conventional IHC staining quality is monitored by semi-quantitative visual eval...

    Aida Laurinaviciene, Benoit Plancoulaine, Indra Baltrusaityte, Raimundas Meskauskas, Justinas Besusparis, Daiva Lesciute-Krilaviciene, Darius Raudeliunas, Yasir Iqbal, Paulette Herlin and Arvydas Laurinavicius

    Diagnostic Pathology 2014 9(Suppl 1):S10

    Published on: 19 December 2014

  9. Proceedings

    Exploring the spatial dimension of estrogen and progesterone signaling: detection of nuclear labeling in lobular epithelial cells in normal mammary glands adjacent to breast cancer

    Comprehensive spatial assessment of hormone receptor immunohistochemistry staining in digital whole slide images of breast cancer requires accurate detection of positive nuclei within biologically relevant reg...

    Anne Grote, Mahmoud Abbas, Nina Linder, Hans H Kreipe, Johan Lundin and Friedrich Feuerhake

    Diagnostic Pathology 2014 9(Suppl 1):S11

    Published on: 19 December 2014

  10. Proceedings

    iPathology cockpit diagnostic station: validation according to College of American Pathologists Pathology and Laboratory Quality Center recommendation at the Hospital Trust and University of Verona

    Validation of digital whole slide images is crucial to ensure that diagnostic performance is at least equivalent to that of glass slides and light microscopy. The College of American Pathologists Pathology and...

    Matteo Brunelli, Serena Beccari, Romano Colombari, Stefano Gobbo, Luca Giobelli, Andrea Pellegrini, Marco Chilosi, Maria Lunardi, Guido Martignoni, Aldo Scarpa and Albino Eccher

    Diagnostic Pathology 2014 9(Suppl 1):S12

    Published on: 19 December 2014

  11. Research

    The influence of the microscope lamp filament colour temperature on the process of digital images of histological slides acquisition standardization

    The aim of this study is to compare the digital images of the tissue biopsy captured with optical microscope using bright field technique under various light conditions. The range of colour's variation in immu...

    Anna Korzynska, Lukasz Roszkowiak, Dorota Pijanowska, Wojciech Kozlowski and Tomasz Markiewicz

    Diagnostic Pathology 2014 9(Suppl 1):S13

    Published on: 19 December 2014