Digital Social distancing for pathologists: advantages of using digital technology for safer cellular pathology working

Draft article. Formal article to follow in press. The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly been (and continues to be) a global catastrophe, both medically and economically, and the future will be recorded with reference to before early 2020 and the different world left in its wake after the pandemic. In Spring 2020 some medical and intensive … Continue reading “Digital Social distancing for pathologists: advantages of using digital technology for safer cellular pathology working”

A Poor Man’s opinion on EUS and EBUS: its not all necessarily ROSEy

Dr Tim Bracey. Abbreviations: PMCB = poor man’s cell block EUS = endoscopic ultrasound UBUS = endobronchial ultrasound FNA = fine needle aspiration ROSE = rapid on site evaluation Endoscopic and Endobronchial Ultrasound (EUS and EBUS) methods of sampling lesions lesions in the retroperitoneum and mediastinum otherwise difficult to reach without more invasive procedures such … Continue reading “A Poor Man’s opinion on EUS and EBUS: its not all necessarily ROSEy”

Gastrointestinal pathology update report

Dr Tim Bracey  I recently had the pleasure of attending Roger Feakins’ GI pathology update course December 10th in London. In addition to the usual suspects, Marco Novelli, Neil Shepherd, Newton Wong, and the organiser himself, we were treated to some more excellent talks from International speakers, Profs Odze and Riddell (USA and Canada) as … Continue reading “Gastrointestinal pathology update report”

Annika Weissferdt thymic lesions

Case 1 22 F presents with signs and symptoms of myasthenia gravis. CT chest reveals a symmetric and normal-appearing thymus for age. One small area of low attenuation is noted. DD small thymoma vs normal gradual involution during aging. apologies WSI not available any more Case 2 37 M recently diagnosed with ITP, undergoes splenectomy. … Continue reading “Annika Weissferdt thymic lesions”

Katherine Syred Lung teaching September 2018

Apologies the whole slide images are no longer available due to storage constraints but case summaries at bottom of the page and a presentation on TNM8 and dissection grossing cutup techniques is here # Histology no. History Question Clickable slide 1 24252-17 79 male –  Lung mass,  ?what and subtype 2 24701-17 74 woman, lung … Continue reading “Katherine Syred Lung teaching September 2018”

Tim Bracey Head and neck teaching slides

Loads more to add and link up! Pls email me if you want to add a case or suggest one! Oral / Jaw / Odontogenic # Hi number site diagnosis/feature 1 HI026710G/16 jaw gorlin syndrome keratocysts 2 HI022968Q/16 anterior mandible previous diagnosis keratocyst but ameloblastoma on excision 3 HI024620C/17 maxilla 62M presented with sx of … Continue reading “Tim Bracey Head and neck teaching slides”