pathology is an important area of pathology but is not
comprehensively taught at many medical centers due to
the paucity of cardiac specimens outside of the autopsy
services. Our website uses high definition images
obtained from gross pathology specimens and histological slides,
both at a
resolution of 1800x1350 pixels.
images presented here represent a wide variety of heart
pathology cases, including acquired
diseases, transplantation pathology, idiopathic
diseases, tumor pathology, etc., and are accompanied by
brief morphological descriptions.
The histological images are shown at different optical
magnifications and include conventional stains such as hematoxylin-eosin, PAS, trichrome stains, as well as
immunohistochemical stains. Also included are some images
from normal tissues and from positive and negative
controls for the corresponding special stains.
aimed in particular at pathologists, our website may
serve as a reference guide to medical students,
residents & fellows, as well as to cardiologists,
cardiothoracic surgeons, general practitioners and
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