Peer-reviewed articles we found impactful (2020)
Blog Posted: Dec. 23, 2020

If you’re looking to catch up on some more formal reading around the holidays, we present the peer-reviewed journal articles we found impactful in 2020. You can find our 2020 social media, blog, and education resources recap here. This post covers the original research reports, validation studies, editorials, and guidance papers that advanced digital pathology over the course of the year.

Allen TC. Pathologists Will Prevail. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2020 Apr;144(4):416-419. PMID: 31971465. Link

Williams B, Hanby A, Millican-Slater R, et al. Digital pathology for primary diagnosis of screen-detected breast lesions - experimental data, validation and experience from four centres. Histopathology. 2020 Jun;76(7):968-975. PMID: 31994224. Link

Gross DJ, Black-Schaffer WS, Hoffman RD, et al. The State of the Job Market for Pathologists: Evidence From the College of American Pathologists Practice Leader Survey. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2020 Apr;144(4):420-426. PMID: 31971466. Link

Hartman DJ, Van Der Laak JAWM, Gurcan MN, Pantanowitz L. Value of Public Challenges for the Development of Pathology Deep Learning Algorithms. J Pathol Inform. 2020 Feb 26;11:7. PMID: 32318315. Link

Evans AJ, Depeiza N, Allen SG, et al. Use of whole slide imaging (WSI) for distance teaching. J Clin Pathol. 2020 Jul 9:jclinpath-2020-206763. PMID: 32646928. Link

Samueli B, Sror N, Jotkowitz A, Taragin B. Remote pathology education during the COVID-19 era: Crisis converted to opportunity. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2020 Dec;49:151612. PMID: 32891922. Link

Schaumberg AJ, Juarez-Nicanor WC, Choudhury SJ, et al. Interpretable multimodal deep learning for real-time pan-tissue pan-disease pathology search on social media. Mod Pathol. 2020 Nov;33(11):2169-2185. PMID: 32467650; PMCID: PMC7581495. Link

Mukhopadhyay S, Booth AL, Calkins SM, et al. Leveraging Technology for Remote Learning in the Era of COVID-19 and Social Distancing. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2020 Sep 1;144(9):1027-1036. PMID: 32364793. Link

Hanna MG, Reuter VE, Ardon O, et al. Validation of a digital pathology system including remote review during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mod Pathol. 2020 Nov;33(11):2115-2127. PMID: 32572154; PMCID: PMC7306935. Link

Azam AS, Miligy IM, Kimani PK, et al. Diagnostic concordance and discordance in digital pathology: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Clin Pathol. 2020 Sep 15:jclinpath-2020-206764. PMID: 32934103. Link

Hanna MG, Parwani A, Sirintrapun SJ. Whole Slide Imaging: Technology and Applications. Adv Anat Pathol. 2020 Jul;27(4):251-259. PMID: 32452840. Link

Ginter PS, Idress R, D'Alfonso TM, et al. Histologic grading of breast carcinoma: a multi-institution study of interobserver variation using virtual microscopy. Mod Pathol. 2020 Oct 19. PMID: 33077923. Link

Borowsky AD, Glassy EF, Wallace WD, et al. Digital Whole Slide Imaging Compared With Light Microscopy for Primary Diagnosis in Surgical Pathology. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2020 Oct 1;144(10):1245-1253. PMID: 32057275. Link

Schumacher VL, Aeffner F, Barale-Thomas E, et al. The Application, Challenges, and Advancement Toward Regulatory Acceptance of Digital Toxicologic Pathology: Results of the 7th ESTP International Expert Workshop (September 20-21, 2019). Toxicol Pathol. 2020 Dec 10:192623320975841. PMID: 33297858. Link

Levy JJ, Azizgolshani N, Andersen MJ Jr, et al. A large-scale internal validation study of unsupervised virtual trichrome staining technologies on nonalcoholic steatohepatitis liver biopsies. Mod Pathol. 2020 Dec 9. PMID: 33299110. Link

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