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Digital Pathology

  • Yves Sucaet
  • Wim Waelput

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Computer Science book series (BRIEFSCOMPUTER)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Yves Sucaet, Wim Waelput
    Pages 1-13
  3. Yves Sucaet, Wim Waelput
    Pages 15-29
  4. Yves Sucaet, Wim Waelput
    Pages 31-41
  5. Yves Sucaet, Wim Waelput
    Pages 43-55
  6. Yves Sucaet, Wim Waelput
    Pages 57-69
  7. Yves Sucaet, Wim Waelput
    Pages 71-80
  8. Yves Sucaet, Wim Waelput
    Pages E1-E16
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 81-83

About this book

Introduction

Digital pathology has experienced exponential growth, in terms of its technology and applications, since its inception just over a decade ago. Though it has yet to be approved for primary diagnostics, its values as a teaching tool, facilitator of second opinions and quality assurance reviews, and research are becoming, if not already, undeniable. It also offers the hope of providing pathology consultant and educational services to under-served areas, including regions of the world that could not possibly sustain this level of services otherwise. And this is just the beginning, as its adoption by the also rapidly-emerging fields of medical systems biology and 3D tissue imaging indicate.

This work describes how digital pathology not only has the potential to dramatically impact medical education and the delivery of health care, but also to exert an immensely positive influence worldwide, including in countries and regions that normally fail to benefit from such technological advances.

Keywords

Digital Pathology Histology Medical Image Analysis Medical Imaging Microscopy Automation

Authors and affiliations

  • Yves Sucaet
    • 1
  • Wim Waelput
    • 2
  1. 1.PathomationBerchemBelgium
  2. 2.PathomationBerchemBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-08780-1
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-08779-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-08780-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-5768
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5776
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