Telepathology and Digital Pathology

Telepathology and Digital Pathology

Vincenzo Della. Mea (University of Udine, Italy)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-982-3.ch031


The present chapter deals with state-of-the-art topics related to the application of information and communication technologies to the field of pathology, in particular for what regards telepathology and the so-called digital pathology. A classification of telepathology techniques is provided together with their typical applications. Starting from a definition of virtual or digital slide, digital pathology techniques and issues are then discussed.

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