Colleen Wright, an anatomical pathologist
at the National Health Laboratory Services in Port Elizabeth, had specialists and GPs paying close attention at the South African Medical Association's Millennium Development Goals conference this August.
An anatomical pathologist
needs to know pathology, general medicine and the more organ-specific conditions -- a wide-ranging specialty.
Jeffery Embrey Clinical and Anatomical Pathologist
Baylor Medical Center at Irving Irving, TX jefferye@baylorhealth.
Marcia Cohen, CNN Headline News Contributing Medical Correspondent and practicing clinical and anatomical pathologist
FDA clearance for the analysis of p53 increases the clinical utility of VIAS as an aid to the anatomical pathologist
Herbert Ichinose, medical director of Millennium Diagnostics and chief anatomical pathologist
at Pendleton Memorial Methodist Hospital.
Using various reagent tests, the anatomical pathologist
examines tissue samples to look for structural and molecular changes in cells to assist in diagnosis.
FDA clearance for the analysis of Ki-67 clearly increases the clinical utility of VIAS as an aid to the anatomical pathologist
In addition, Life Laboratories also has one clinical pathologist and five anatomical pathologists
on staff, each with his own microscope.
Slides are not "read" by anatomical pathologists
, they are interpreted.
It will bring together health care scientists, from disciplines as diverse as anatomical pathologists
to hearing therapists, to address various issues and share best practice.
Gleeson added, "Our PMA submission for CB11 approval together with our existing Inform(R) test demonstrates Ventana's commitment to women's health care and providing anatomical pathologists
with the tools they need to help oncologists formulate an appropriate therapeutic strategy for breast cancer patients.