AIRP receives new Leica Microsystems Aperio ScanScope®

The AIRP has recently installed a new Leica Microsystems Aperio ScanScope® SR The ScanScope CS.  This scanner's five-slide capacity can scan slides automatically or semiautomatically.

The AIRP accepts thousands of radiologic-pathology cases every year through its case package submission program. These cases help to build a global teaching and research repository that is changing the face of radiologic-pathology education.

Attendees of the AIRP Radiologic Pathology Correlation Course are required to submit one pathologically proven case illustrating a radiologic-pathology correlation. This case must include a histologic image on a glass slide or virtual microscopy.

new Leica Microsystems Aperio ScanScope

The purpose of this investment by the ACR is to allow "in-house" digitization of glass histology slides. AIRP currently contracts with the Joint Pathology Center (JPC) to digitize glass slides. Listed below are the many benefits of maintaining digitized data under AIRP/ACR control. 

  • Reduced privacy compliance risks 
  • Ability to scan slides and return them to students while they are at AIRP
  • Eliminates loss of access to glass slides while being digitized offsite
  • Enables AIRP faculty to expand collaboration with remote pathologists
  • Cost and energy savings from not shipping, mailing and destroying the slides
  • Greater availability for research use
  • Quicker review turnaround for course participants and reviewers

Neuroradiology Categorical Course

August 10-13, 2020

This course provides a comprehensive review of neuroradiology including spine, head and neck imaging.

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