The post-analytical phase of histopathology practice: Storage, retention and use of human tissue specimens

@inproceedings{Kapila2016ThePP,
  title={The post-analytical phase of histopathology practice: Storage, retention and use of human tissue specimens},
  author={Supriya Nikita Kapila and Karen Boaz and Srikant Natarajan},
  booktitle={International journal of applied & basic medical research},
  year={2016}
}
There are several aspects to a histopathology practice besides the acquisition of biopsy specimens and histopathological diagnosis. Pathology Departments are home to an abundant source of knowledge in the form of stored specimens and slides. We attempt to highlight the importance of regulation of storage, retention, and appropriate use of human tissue material in research and ownership rights to the same. We also discuss requirement and waiver of informed consent for scientific work involving… CONTINUE READING