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The Role of Microtomy in Digital Pathology

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The Role of Microtomy in Digital Pathology

In 2017, the FDA granted permission to Phillips to sell its whole slide imaging system for primary diagnosis. This opened up a number of applications and advances utilizing digital pathology, including sharing slides for remote and rapid diagnosis and applying …

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One Histologist Operating Multiple Microtomes: Utilizing Automated Microtomy to Maximize Histology Laboratory Efficiency

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One Histologist Operating Multiple Microtomes: Utilizing Automated Microtomy to Maximize Histology Laboratory Efficiency

Histology laboratory managers are under pressure to meet the increasing demands placed on their laboratory, including managing a greater workload while maintaining workplace satisfaction for histologists. The demand to process more specimens is greater than ever due to increasing cancer …

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Manual to Motorized Microtomes: How to Decide to Make the Switch

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The majority of histology labs that perform sectioning and staining of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues utilize either manual or motorized rotary microtomes to section the tissues. Manual microtomes require the user to advance the section towards the blade manually utilizing …

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