Research Article| Volume 17, ISSUE 2, P151-174, June 1997

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Imaging Input Technology

  • Ulysses J. Balis
    Address reprint requests to Ulysses J. Balis, MD, Shriners Bums Institute, Building 1400 West, One Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02139
    From the Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital; and Department of Surgery, Shriners Bums Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
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      At the heart of any digital imaging system is some type of device that initially converts the analog images of everyday life to a realm of the numbers 0 and 1, the binary digital realm. With the advent of this deceptively simple conversion, perhaps seen by some as bordering on the mystical, a new world of possibilities in imaging is within reach. As the technologies that make digital imaging possible become economically approachable, it is important and timely to revisit their application to the broad fields of pathology.
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