Scott R Owens
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Immunohistochemical staining for p63 is useful in the diagnosis of anal squamous cell carcinomasScott R Owens
The University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Am J Surg Pathol 31:285-90. 2007..It also stained the dysplastic epithelial cells in adjacent areas of anal intraepithelial neoplasia. We report that the p63 immunostain is a highly specific and useful tool in the diagnosis of carcinomas of the anal canal...
- Initial experience with a novel pre-sign-out quality assurance tool for review of random surgical pathology diagnoses in a subspecialty-based university practiceScott R Owens
Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Am J Surg Pathol 34:1319-23. 2010..The tool is a useful quality assurance instrument and its prospective nature allows for the potential prevention of some serious errors...
- Epstein-Barr virus gastritis: rare or rarely sampled? A case reportScott R Owens
Department of Pathology, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Int J Surg Pathol 19:196-8. 2011....
- Selective expression of gastric mucin MUC6 in colonic sessile serrated adenoma but not in hyperplastic polyp aids in morphological diagnosis of serrated polypsScott R Owens
Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, A610 1 Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Mod Pathol 21:660-9. 2008..Neither anatomic location in the right or left colon nor polyp size appears to account for the differences in MUC6 expression...
- The development and testing of a laboratory information system-driven tool for pre-sign-out quality assurance of random surgical pathology reportsScott R Owens
Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Am J Clin Pathol 133:836-41. 2010..There has been no significant delay in case turnaround time since implementation. Further assessment of the tool's function after full departmental application is underway...
- Variations in inflammation and nerve fiber loss reflect different subsets of achalasia patientsArman Kilic
Department of Surgery, Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
J Surg Res 143:177-82. 2007..The objective of this study was to further characterize the histopathology of achalasia, with attention to subsets of findings that may exist, possibly reflecting different pathogeneses...
- Application of a rules-based natural language parser to critical value reporting in anatomic pathologyScott R Owens
Department of Pathology, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Am J Surg Pathol 36:376-80. 2012..The automated turnkey system was useful in avoiding missed handoffs of significant, clinically actionable diagnoses...
- Numerical fidelity of endoscopic biopsy fragments in the processing sequence of a university surgical pathology laboratoryScott R Owens
Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Presbyterian Campus, Pennsylvania 15213 2582, USA
Arch Pathol Lab Med 135:1561-4. 2011..Conservation and effective utilization of small biopsy tissue is therefore crucial in the pathology laboratory...
- Gastrointestinal lymphomas: entities and mimicsLauren B Smith
Department of Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Arch Pathol Lab Med 136:865-70. 2012..We describe several different lymphoma subtypes, with a focus on frequently encountered challenges in differential diagnosis...
- CD10 immunohistochemistry stains enteric mucosa, but negative staining is unreliable in the setting of active enteritisJoshua M Lloyd
Department of Pathology, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Mod Pathol 24:1627-32. 2011....
- Are routine ancillary stains required to diagnose Helicobacter infection in gastric biopsy specimens? An institutional quality assurance reviewDouglas J Hartman
Dept of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Am J Clin Pathol 137:255-60. 2012..Our study highlights a quality assurance study and a head-to head comparison of 4 methods not previously reported and supports the use of ancillary stains at the discretion of the sign-out pathologist...
- Alterations in the density of interstitial cells of Cajal in achalasiaArman Kilic
Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Dig Dis Sci 53:1488-92. 2008..02). ICC levels were positively correlated with age of the patient (P = 0.043). Our study demonstrates that subsets of abnormal ICC levels are observed in idiopathic achalasia of the esophagus...