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Soenksen Dirk: Fully automatic rapid microscope slide scanner. Soenksen Dirk, RAWLINS Pattric J, November 8, 2001: WO/2001/084209 (4 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for and method of fully automatic rapid scanning and digitizing of an entire microscope sample using a computer controlled microscope slide scanner for composing the image strips obtained from successive scans of the sample into a single contiguous digital image. The method provides for st ...


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Soenksen Dirk: Fully automatic rapid microscope slide scanner. Soenksen Dirk, November 12, 2008: EP1990667-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for and method of fully automatic rapid scanning and digitizing of an entire microscope sample using a computer controlled microscope slide scanner for composing the image strips obtained from successive scans of the sample into a single contiguous digital image. The method provides for st ...


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Garini Yuval, Mcnamara George, Soenksen Dirk G, Cabib Dario, Buckwald Robert A: $I(in situ) method of analyzing cells. Applied Spectral Imaging, Garini Yuval, Mcnamara George, Soenksen Dirk G, Cabib Dario, Buckwald Robert A, FRIEDMAN Mark M, June 2, 2000: WO/2000/031534 (2 worldwide citation)

A method of $i(in situ) analysis of a biological sample comprising the steps of (a) staining the biological sample with N stains of which a first stain is selected from the group consisting of a first immunohistochemical stain, a first histological stain and a first DNA ploidy stain, and a second st ...


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Olson Allen, Crandall Greg, Soenksen Dirk: Method and apparatus for pre-focus in a linear array based slide scanner. Aperio Technologies, Olson Allen, Crandall Greg, Soenksen Dirk, RAWLINS Pattric J, November 4, 2004: WO/2004/095360 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for computing focus information prior to scanning microscope slides with a line scan camera. The methods include a point-focus procedure that works by moving the slide to the desired measurement location, moving the objective lens through a predefined set of height ...


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Olson Allen, Saligramal Kiran, Soenksen Dirk G: System and method for assessing virtual slide image quality. Aperio Technologies, Olson Allen, Saligramal Kiran, Soenksen Dirk G, RAWLINS Pattric J, December 15, 2005: WO/2005/119325 (2 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for assessing virtual microscope slide image quality are provided. In order to determine whether a virtual slide image has any out of focus areas and is therefore a candidate for manual inspection, the various focus points used to scan the virtual slide image are used to calculat ...


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Soenksen Dirk G, Zirker Smith Kathy: System and method for quality assurance in pathology. Aperio Technologies, Soenksen Dirk G, Zirker Smith Kathy, RAWLINS Pattric J, November 13, 2008: WO/2008/137667 (2 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for improving quality assurance in pathology using automated quality assessment and digital image enhancements on digital slides prior to analysis by the pathologist are provided. A digital pathology system (slide scanning instrument and software) creates, assesses and improves t ...


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Eichhorn Ole, Crandall Greg J, Hashagen Steven, Soenksen Dirk G, Wrenn Mark: Systems and methods for creating and viewing three dimensional virtual slides. Aperio Technologies, Eichhorn Ole, Crandall Greg J, Hashagen Steven, Soenksen Dirk G, Wrenn Mark, RAWLINS Pattric J, December 15, 2005: WO/2005/119575 (2 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for creating and viewing three dimensional virtual slides are provided. One or more microscope slides are positioned in an image acquisition device that scans the specimens on the slides and makes two dimensional images at a medium or high resolution (250). These two dimensional ...


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Soenksen Dirk G, Mcnamara George, Garini Yuval, Katzir Nir: Method of cancer cell detection. Applied Spectral Imaging, Soenksen Dirk G, Mcnamara George, Garini Yuval, Katzir Nir, FRIEDMAN Mark M, June 10, 1999: WO/1999/028856 (2 worldwide citation)

A method for cancer cell detection including the steps of (a) staining an analyzed sample with at least first and second dyes, the dyes being selected such that the first dye better adheres to normal cells whereas the second dye better adheres to cancer cells; (b) spectrally imaging the sample throu ...


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Soenksen Dirk G, Perz Cindy: Improved image quality for diagnostic resolution digital slide images. Aperio Technologies, Soenksen Dirk G, Perz Cindy, RAWLINS Pattric J, March 26, 2009: WO/2009/039450 (1 worldwide citation)

An improved diagnostic resolution of digital slide images is obtained by scanning a first digital slide image at diagnostic resolution that is then deconvolved into separate images with one stain per image. The single stain images are then enhanced with image adjustments and/or processed with image ...


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Soenksen Dirk G, Zirker Smith Kathy, Eichhorn Ole: Second opinion network. Aperio Technologies, Soenksen Dirk G, Zirker Smith Kathy, Eichhorn Ole, RAWLINS Pattric J, November 6, 2008: WO/2008/134567 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided to facilitate consultations between a referral source (e.g., labs, pathologists and patients) and a consultant (e.g., pathologist, radiologist, or other digital image analyst). Links between the various referral sources and consultants are established through a scann ...