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From validation to practice: transforming pathology with Aperio Solutions

Using Digital Pathology for Frozen Section Intraoperative Consultation in an NHS Multi-Hospital Trust INTRODUCTION  Pathology Departments today are faced with many challenges in regards to effectively handling their workflow. More pathologists and technologists are retiring, while demand for specialist  pathologists is increasing. Hospital laboratories are being forced to consolidate services and are seeking tools that can help them effectively provide …

Diagnosis in neurosurgery

Remote intra-operative diagnosis in neurosurgery

Graham McHardy CSci FIBMS Department of Pathology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK   The introduction of digital slide scanning for remote reporting has restored an important service for patient healthcare at a Scottish hospital Telepathology is the process of digitising histological images for transmission electronically to remote centres, often for the purposes of diagnosis. Some telepathology systems employ robotic microscopes, which can be controlled remotely in order …