De geschiedenis van de Pathologie, een reis door de archieven

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Technologische vooruitgang in de pathologie. Een reis door de archieven. Van anatomisch theater naar “gepersonaliseerde geneeskunde”. Deze video presentatie is gemaakt ten behoeve van de promotie van Ronald van Eijk d.d. 8 mei 2013 op het proefschrift: Technological Advances in Molecular Pathology. A journey into the Archives De presentatie geeft een populair wetenschappelijk beeld van de ontwikkelingen in de Pathologie. In de loop der eeuwen zijn er vele revolutionaire, breed...

From Tissue Slide To First Molecular Analysis within 24 hours. Fact or Fiction?

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For a number of cancersubtypes it is crucial to determine if a mutation is present in genes like KRAS, EGFR, BRAF and PIK3CA. The testresults will be consequently used to predict the response to therapy. We demonstrate the workflow of this process in the Molecular Tumour Diagnostics group in the department of Pathology at the Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands. For more information: LUMC Pathology SLMP.nl (Dutch only) Citation: Rapid KRAS, EGFR, BRAF and PIK3CA...

Rape with Extreme Violence: the new pathology in eastern DR Congo

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Rape with extreme violence characterizes the deliberate and mutilating assaults on women in girls by militia in eastern DR Congo. Through the lens of the Panzi Hospital in South Kivu, we discuss the medical and socioeconomic impact of REV, and highlight some of its underlying factors. Dr. Mukwege, short-listed for the Nobel Peace prize for the second time this year, offers powerful first-hand experience as as founder and director of the Panzi Hospital. "We don't lose hope...I know that with...