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Prognostic relevance of karyometric and histometric features of malignant tumors
Author(s): Hubert Martin; Knut Wenzelides; Hans Guski
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In contrast to cytophotomnetric studies of nuclear detail quantitative inorphomnetry of histologic specimens has only been developed to a limited degree as a diagnostic tool /13/. Counting of mnitoses is one of the oldest methods for quantification and has become a valuable predictor of good or poor prognosis of uterine soft tissue tumors /5/. In case of malignant melanoma the determination of tumor thickness has proven an important prognostic factor /4/. Measurements of endometrial gland volume enable the pathologist to discriminate endomnetrial carcinoma from hyperplasia /1/2/. Other applications of mnorphometry to special diagnostic problems could be added /13/. L

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Date Published: 1 November 1990
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1357, Medtech '89: Medical Imaging, (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.23914
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Hubert Martin, Humboldt-Univ. (Germany)
Knut Wenzelides, Humboldt-Univ. (Germany)
Hans Guski, Humboldt-Univ. (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1357:
Medtech '89: Medical Imaging

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