Human performance studies of the video microscopy component of a dynamic telepathology system.

R. S. Weinstein, K. J. Bloom, E. A. Krupinski, L. S. Rozek

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Abstract

Human performance studies were performed to evaluate the video microscopy component of a proposed dynamic telepathology system. Frozen sections from breast biopsies of 115 patients were evaluated by both conventional light microscopy and video microscopy by 6 pathologists. Receiver operator characteristic (ROC) curve studies showed nearly identical levels of discrimination between benign and malignant breast lesions for both viewing modalities. Viewing times were significantly greater (p < 0.001) for video microscopy but within a time frame that rendered the technology of potential value for pathology diagnostic applications. Large degrees of interobserver viewing time variability were found for light and video microscopy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)399-403
Number of pages5
JournalZentralblatt für Pathologie
Volume138
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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