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Main description:

Developments in telepathology are progressing at a great speed. As a consequence, there is a need for a broad overview of the field. This first ever book on telepathology is presented in such a way that it should make it accessible to anyone, independent of their kno- edge of technology. The text is designed to be used by all prof- sionals, including pathologists, surgeons, nurses and allied health professionals, and computer scientists. In a very short time, driven by technical developments, the field of telepathology has become too extensive to be covered by only a small number of experts. Therefore, this Telepathology book has been written with chapter contributions from a host of renowned international authorities in telepathology (see the Table of Contents and the List of Contributors). This ensures that the subject matter focusing on recent advances in telepathology is truly up to date. Our guiding hope during this task was that as editors of multiple chapters we could still write with a single voice and keep the content coherent and simple. We hope that the clarity of this book makes up for any limitations in its comprehensiveness.


Up-to-date and timely publication in the fast-growing field of telepathology

Focus on telepathological procedures and practical implementations

Overview on current status of technology and service in various specialties and its future implications

Valuable reference source for specialists from all related disciplines


to Telepathology.- Digital Slide and Virtual Microscopy-Based Routine and Telepathology Evaluation of Gastrointestinal Biopsy Specimen.- Telepathology as an Essential Networking Tool in VISN 12 of the United States Veterans Health Administration.- Teleneuropathology.- Applications of Virtual Microscopy.- Telepathology in Veterinary Diagnostic Cytology.- Use of Telepathology in Mohs Micrographic Surgery.- Combining Dynamic- and Static-Robotic Techniques for Real-Time Telepathology.- Telepathology in Iran.- Telepathology in Japan.- Telepathology in Hungary.- Telecytology: A Retrospect and Prospect.- Teledermatopathology: Current Status and Perspectives.- Ultrastructural Telepathology: Remote EM Diagnostic via Internet.- Remote Control of the Scanning Electron Microscope.- Telepathology: An Audit.


ISBN-13: 9783642099342
Publisher: Springer (Springer Berlin Heidelberg)
Publication date: October, 2010
Pages: 266
Weight: 415g
Availability: POD
Subcategories: General Issues, General Practice, Pathology
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"This is a collection of 16 review articles, each of which deals with a specific aspect of telepathology. It also contains ample charts and graphs, as well as gross pictures and micrographs chosen to help readers better understand this relatively new discipline. … Even though it was written for academics, clinicians, and computer scientists, it could be used by students and even lay persons who have a limited knowledge of pathology. … Overall, the book does a wonderful job … ." (Michael Adam Prochaska, Doody’s Review Service, May, 2009)