Research Article| Volume 17, ISSUE 2, P245-261, June 1997

Telemedicine and Telepathology

  • Ulysses J. Balis
    Address reprint requests to Ulysses J. Balis, MD, Shriners Burns 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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      It is now possible to exchange medical images with unprecedented rapidity and ease. The field of telemedicine has developed from this new capability and from the need to accomplish consultations with shorter turn-around times. Telepathology is now in its second decade, and it is currently enjoying an explosive growth of interest and system implementations.
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