Archive for June, 2007

First 1 trillion-pixel image

| June 29, 2007 | 0 Comments

Aperio has created their own format called BigTIFF and neatly offering the format into the public domain.  To showcase the power of BigTIFF image resolution, Aperio has releaseed the first terapixel image.  The image shows 225 pathology slides of breast tissue which can be viewed here.  An overview and other information is available here: Overview […]

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Histopathology videos on YouTube

| June 28, 2007 | 2 Comments

An Illinois pathologist has uploaded 544 histopathology videos on YouTube.  My hospital has recently banned this website from hospital PCs.  Nonetheless, this pathologist who goes by WashingtonDeceit and whose website contains other pathology links and makes mention of creating an online medical school in his YouTube bio has created a series of histopathology lectures that […]

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Digital Atlas of Gynecologic Pathology

| June 27, 2007 | 0 Comments

There is a well done gynecologic (and breast) atlas available here from Dr. Meenakshi Singh at the University of Colorado.  The byline on the home page is below.  Others are encouraged to submit images to the site. The aim of this gynecologic pathology atlas is to provide an online resource of digital images for the […]

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Color consistency

| June 26, 2007 | 0 Comments

From Imaging Technology News by Ken Compton.  Ken is is strategic marketing manager for National Display Systems: The introduction of LCDs to the market did not displace all the barriers to color consistency between displays. The venerable CRT has numerous internal variables that made it nearly impossible to match displays next to each other, let […]

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No reading of outside films

| June 25, 2007 | 0 Comments

I recently received a memo from my institution’s radiology department sent from the VP and Chairman of Radiology with the above title.  I have cut and paste the text of that memo below: "The purpose of this memo is to inform you of some changes in the Department of Radiology that are designed to promote […]

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Issues with biorepositories

| June 22, 2007 | 0 Comments

Dr. Ashokkumar Patel of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University had an interesting posting on the Association for Pathology Informatics (API) Listserv recently dealing with issues on biorepositories.  A recent appeals court ruling has orderd that Washington University retains rights to prostate tissues collected by Dr. William Catalona (now at Northwestern […]

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Welcome to a new blog on digital pathology

| June 22, 2007 | 0 Comments

Welcome to a new blog on digital imaging in pathology.  The practice of pathology is changing with advancing and evolving technologies and applications that will impact the practice of pathology as it relates to imaging, image analysis, business and service models and remote pathology services.  My sincere appreciation to Dr. Bruce Friedman for his encouragement […]

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