Jacques Paysan, Agostino Fariavelli; Telepathology
What is pathology / a pathologist: a specialist for recognizing diseases and dangerous conditions, cancer, tumour, infection: take biopsies, make sections, put them int glass slide, examines specimen with a microscope
Pathologists are an endangered species! We have cases, slides, but do not have pathologists. Digital glass slide.
Digital slides are very large (500Mb to 100GB) - requires a lot of technology to transmit. Similar problem to teleradiology. Needs a lot of infrastructure and money.
Art of diagnosis is a matter of collective intelligence, a common art form, Accurate medical diagnosis is essential for quality of life. Shaing is also improving.
Technology exists, but it takes global efforts to implement it.
In Africa there are very few
ITALY 60.000.000 2500
CONGO 70.000.000 9
Folge: Inzidenz von Cervical Cancer in Afrika. Gebärmutterkrebs ist Todesursache nummer eins!
Beispiel: Spital in Afrika hat alles, aber keinen Pathologen!