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pathologist

[pə′thäl·ə·jəst]
(medicine)
A person who specializes in the study and practice of pathology.
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The practice of future pathologists will be based not on subspecialization, but on the same skill set that marks today's successful general pathologist.
Today, tissue slides have to be physically taken to the pathologist, or the pathologist has to travel to view them under a traditional microscope.
In pathology, Technical Component/Professional Component (TC/PC) splits associated with "send out" tests such as those described earlier have provided the opportunity to provide an image such as FISH HER2 to a pathologist for interpretation, allowing the pathologist to read and bill forthe professional component.
To have a fellowship-trained surgical oncologist who specializes in breast and soft tissue, a fellowship-trained mammographer who has a state-of-the-art digital mammography machine, a university faculty-level pathologist with expertise in breast and cytopathology, and experienced fellowship-trained medical oncologists - working together as a team.
Like those who study human disease, plant pathologists test suspect pathogens with procedures based on Koch's postulates, named after a 19th-century microbiologist.
Department of Justice to act on recommendations stemming from the DOJs National Commission on Forensic Science to establish a new grant program to help create and operate new Forensic Pathologist Fellowship.
It is easy to see how a patient, receiving a bill for the pathologist's diagnosis, might be confused and resentful of the bill; the risk is quite high given many patients do not know the pathologist took care of the patient and made a diagnosis or for that matter that the pathologist even exists.
With SRE, Pathologists receive CAP content updates from Voicebrook to achieve compliance with CAP cancer regulations without worry.
A pathologist is a key player in helping students bridge the knowledge gap between biomedical science and the practice of medicine--the "how and why" behind the "what"--largely because pathology and laboratory medicine are at the forefront of new advances in diagnostic and care technologies.
Christos Flourentzos, the father, reiterated that pathologists had tried to dissuade them from having the procedure, but meningitis has not been recorded in any statements as the cause of death.
Medical Center), provides guidance on intraoperative diagnosis (organized by biopsy material) and aims to address the following issues: the indications for intraoperative diagnosis, information required by the pathologist before rendering a diagnosis, how specimens should be handled intraoperatively, the pitfalls in diagnosis in light of the limitations of intraoperative testing, the information that the pathologist needs to share with the surgeon, the managerial consequences of intraoperative diagnosis, when the pathologist should advise against subjecting a biopsy to frozen section evaluation, and how the pathologist should handle an inappropriate request for frozen section diagnosis.
Summary: The pathologist who carried out the first autopsy on Ian Tomlinson after he died at the G20 protest has been found guilty of misconduct.