Submitted for Publication: May 18, 2011; accepted July 11, 2011.
Author Contributions: Dr Kendi had full access to all the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Kendi, Khariwala, Zhang, Corum, Michaeli, Pambuccian, Garwood, and Yueh. Acquisition of data: Kendi, Khariwala, Zhang, Idiyatullin, Corum, Michaeli, Pambuccian, and Yueh. Analysis and interpretation of data: Kendi, Khariwala, Zhang, Idiyatullin, Corum, Michaeli, and Pambuccian. Drafting of the manuscript: Kendi, Khariwala, Zhang, Michaeli, and Pambuccian. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Kendi, Khariwala, Zhang, Idiyatullin, Corum, Michaeli, Pambuccian, Garwood, and Yueh. Obtained funding: Garwood. Administrative, technical, and material support: Corum and Yueh. Study supervision: Kendi, Khariwala, Idiyatullin, and Garwood.
Financial Disclosure: Dr Idiyatullin is a consultant for SSI (Steady State Imaging LLC, Minneapolis, Minnesota); Dr Garwood has an equity interest in SSI; and Drs Idiyatullin, Corum, and Garwood are entitled to sales royalties through the University of Minnesota for products related to the research described in this article. These relationships have been reviewed and managed by the University of Minnesota in accordance with its conflict of interest policies.
Additional Contributions: The authors thank Andrew S. Wallschlaeger, PA, for his help with gross specimens, Carrie Zine, HTL (ASCP), for her help with sectioning the specimens, and Jonathan Henriksen for his help with digital gross and microscopic pathology images.