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Martin Salwen, MD

Distinguished Service Professor
Department of Pathology
Office location: B4-136
Tel: 718- 270-4537
Fax: 718-270-2651
e-mail: martin.salwen@downstate.edu

 

Research or Clinical Interest Summary
Graphical Reporting of Laboratory Test Results;
Patterns of laboratory test results in disease conditions;
Cellular Pathology;
Laboratory Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic Disorders;
Vitamins and Trace Elements;
Museum techniques for the preparation of teaching specimens;

Key words associated with your work
Informatics in laboratory medicine; graphical data presentation; test result patterns; cellular pathology; pathology museum techniques.

Graphs of laboratory test results have been developed. They depict the degree of abnormality of each test result and can be applied to univariant or multivariant data sets and facilitate examination of laboratory test results. Computer programs are under development to automatically prepare the graphic presentations.

Selected Recent Publications

  1. Salwen, Martin; Chapter: Vitamins and Trace Elements in Henry’s Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, 21st Edition, 2007
    R. A. McPherson & M. R. Pincus, Editors
  2. Salwen, Martin; Chapters on: Endocrine Diseases in Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests, 8th Edition, J. Wallach 2007