Virtual microscopy in pathology education.

  title={Virtual microscopy in pathology education.},
  author={Fred R. Dee},
  journal={Human pathology},
  volume={40 8},
Technology for acquisition of virtual slides was developed in 1985; however, it was not until the late 1990s that desktop computers had enough processing speed to commercialize virtual microscopy and apply the technology to education. By 2000, the progressive decrease in use of traditional microscopy in medical student education had set the stage for the entry of virtual microscopy into medical schools. Since that time, it has been successfully implemented into many pathology courses in the… CONTINUE READING