This article is part of the supplement: Proceedings of the 11th European Congress on Telepathology and 5th International Congress on Virtual Microscopy
Automatic measurement of the evolutionary process dynamics of primary of biliary cirrhosis
1 Laboratory for metric method in Medicine, Istituto Clinico Humanitas IRCCS, Rozzano, Milan, Italy
2 Biostatistic unit, Istituto Clinico Humanitas IRCCS, Rozzano, Milan, Italy
3 Pavia University, Italy
Diagnostic Pathology 2013, 8(Suppl 1):S16 doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-S1-S16Published: 30 September 2013
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PBC is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease  that evolves into cirrhosis via four stages. These are determined by the successive implementation in hepatic tissue of the following events: inflammation, destruction and regeneration of biliary tissue CK7+ and fibrosis. This paper describes a method to study of the dynamics of the disease histologic behaviour .