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An Official Publication of the Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists


 
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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 284-288
“Slide less pathology”: Fairy tale or reality?


1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Azeezia College of Dental Sciences and Research, Kollam, Kerala, India
2 Private Dental Practitioner, Cherthala, Alappuzha, Kerala, India

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M Indu
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Azeezia College of Dental Sciences and Research, Kollam, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.185921

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Pathology practice is significantly advanced in various frontiers. Therefore, “slide less digital” pathology will not be a mere imagination in near future. Digitalization of histopathological slides (whole slide imaging [WSI]) is possible with the help of whole slide scanner. The WSI has a positive impact not only in routine practice but also in research field, medical education and bioindustry. Even if digital pathology has definitive advantages, its widespread use is not yet possible. As it is an upcoming technology in our field, this article is aimed to discussessential aspects of WSI.


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