PAPNET

PAPNET

An automated neural net cervical smear test used to supplement smear examination by human pathologists. PAPNET checks every cell, comparing it with a normal standard. It then selects the 128 that are most abnormal and displays them on a monitor where they are checked by an expert. The system has been able to identify abnormal cells previously reported as normal up to 12 years before a positive diagnosis was reached.
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"Observer variation in cytologic grading for cervical dysplasia of Papanicolaou smears with the PAPNET testing system," Cancer, 87(4): 178-183.
Evaluation of the PAPNET cytologic screening system for quality control of cervical smears.
Nowadays, there are several instruments which have been used to screen for abnormal cervical cells such as semi-automated or interactive system (PAPNET) and automated systems (AutoPap 300, FocalPoint, and ThinPrep Imaging System (TIS)) [30, 33, 39-41].
Prat, "Rescreening of atypical cervicovaginal smears using PAPNET," Cancer Cytopathology, vol.
* Papnet Testing System: a computer system that selects the 128 most abnormal cells obtained by the Pap test for evaluation by a cytologist.
papnet Testing System: a computer system that selects the 128 worst cells obtained by the Pap test for evaluation by a cytologist.
Newer technologies including thin-layer cytology (Thin-Prep), computerized re-screening (Papnet), and algorithmic classification (AutoPap) of slides can increase the sensitivity of cervical cancer screening by up to 30% at an increased cost of $5 to $10 per slide.
In recent years, two computerized Pap smear screening technologies have been introduced-- AutoPap and Papnet. The only one still available is AutoPap.
Within the last few years, there have also been two computerized Pap smear screening technologies introduced--AutoPap and Papnet. The only one still available is AutoPap.
For the American company who made the PAPNET test machine have gone bust.
88145 - with manual screening and computer-assisted rescreening using cell selection and review (PapNet).
The new system, called Papnet, helps the cytologist enormously.