The future of Digital Pathology


Published on MedED:  16 November 2021
Type of article: Summary
Sources: The Pathologist

Digital Pathology, a step towards the future? If this indeed true, why are Pathologists then still resisting the use of the new technology available?
Sylvain Mailhot, Medical Director at PathAssistant Laboratory, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada might have the answer “I think people have misconceptions about digital pathology. I would advise everyone to try it. Look at slides using a high-quality screen, computer, and scanner, and I think you’ll love it!”
Digital pathology opens up a whole new world of set of informatics and image analysis tools which would improve the way that every Pathologist works.

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The future of Digital Pathology
Contributor: Aldeen van der Walt
Aldeen van der Walt previously worked in Dead Body Management Education, at the Forensic Unit of the International Committee of the Red Cross. She is passionate about anthropology and forensic pathology, and is committed to raising the profile and access to the forensic pathology education across the Sub-Saharan African region.

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