David E Elder, Rosalie Elenitsas, Adam I. Rubin, Michael Ioffreda, Jeffrey Miller, O. Fred MillerRead More
Written for trainees as well as experienced dermatopathologists, this 3rd edition of the Atlas And Synopsis Of Lever’s Histopathology Of The Skin provides a systematic approach to diagnosing skin diseases.
Classifying skin diseases by location, reaction patterns, and cell type if applicable, this new edition greatly improves the ability of the reader to recognize a wide variety of skin diseases and help in the development of differential diagnoses. Written to be a useful reference tool and teaching aid rather than a comprehensive textbook, this guide will aid dermatopathologists of all experience levels in the understanding of cutaneous reaction patterns and diagnosis.
Peter A. Humphrey, Louis P. Dehner, John D. PfeiferRead MorePresented in the renowned, fast-access format of other Washington Manual® titles, this excellent book is a practical guide to the clinical practice of surgical pathology. This valuable resource covers all aspects of surgical pathology for every organ and anatomic site, including gross examination and dissection; microscopic diagnosis of medical as well as surgical diseases; tumor classification; and tumor staging. Separate chapters are devoted to ancillary surgical pathology techniques, including immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence microscopy, electron microscopy, frozen section diagnosis, flow cytometry, DNA and RNA based molecular methods, and imaging technologies.
A companion Website offers the fully searchable text plus an image bank of more than 2700 figures.
Rhonda YantissRead More
Advances in Surgical Pathology: Colorectal Carcinoma and Tumors of the Vermiform Appendix, a volume in the Advances in Surgical Pathology series, features chapters on current and impending changes in the field with an emphasis on practical issues, recent developments, and emerging concepts.
Created as a quick review to be used during pathologic evaluation of cancer specimens from the lower gastrointestinal tract, this book contains the latest information regarding emerging endoscopic techniques that aid in tumor classification and staging, mechanisms of pathogenesis, and clinical management.
It combines gross and microscopic images and user-friendly tables for quick reference with a succinct, comprehensive review of issues important to management of patients with colorectal carcinoma. Not only does it discuss the applied concern of cancer epidemiology and prevention, the book also covers pathological features of cancer precursors. Plus, an introduction to future diagnostic and treatment modalities, such as biomarker analysis, chemotherapeutic strategies, targeted molecular therapies, and aggressive multidisciplinary approaches to patients with advanced stage disease.
Anna SienkoRead MorePart of the popular Advances in Surgical Pathology Series, this volume is a concise, updated review of the pathological characteristics of endometrial cancer. It emphasizes the histologic correlation, clinical management, and treatment of endometrial cancer, and features current and emerging concepts in the field. The book provides a resource for the timely updates in knowledge that are necessary for daily practice, for current credentialing, and for the self-assessment modules for recertification (MOC).
A free companion web site features fully searchable text as well as over 130 full-color images.
Dongfeng Tan, Gregory LauwersRead More
Advances in Surgical Pathology: Gastric Cancer provides a concise, updated review of the pathological characteristics of gastric cancer, with an emphasis on practical issues, recent developments, and emerging concepts. Major sections cover the essential histopathology of gastric cancer as well as related topics such as imaging evaluation, molecular diagnosis, and personalized treatment. Chapters written by international experts in pathology, gastrointestinal medical oncology, cancer epidemiology, and gastrointestinal radiology address the fundamental issues surrounding gastric cancer, including its epidemiology, basic diagnostic features, differential diagnoses, pitfalls and complications, and treatments. Endoscopic evaluation and histology correlation are emphasized. The screening, clinical management, and treatment of gastric cancer are summarized. Recent findings regarding the roles of immunohistochemistry and molecular testing in the diagnosis, prognosis, and personalized treatment of gastric cancer are also reviewed. The book also includes current knowledge regarding the molecular alteration of gastric cancer carcinogenesis and its impact on patient care.
Philip T. Cagle, Timothy AllenRead More
Advances in Surgical Pathology: Lung Cancer, a volume in the Advances in Surgical Pathology series, features chapters on current and impending changes in the field of lung cancer that directly affect pathologists. This includes the 2004 updates of the WHO Classification of Tumors of the Lung; the ongoing new classification of neuroendocrine carcinomas of the lung by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer; the ongoing revision of the pathologic and clinical staging of lung cancer by the AJCC; molecular diagnostics in the diagnosis of lung cancer; the role of the pathologist in the new molecular targeted therapies for lung cancer; and the new use of image-guided, multimodality theranostics for the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer. Other current topics discussed include new understanding of the premalignant and preinvasive lesions and the controversies and revisions of the diagnosis of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma.
Richard L Attanoos, Timothy C. AllenRead More
Advances in Surgical Pathology: Mesothelioma, a volume in the Advances in Surgical Pathology series, features chapters on current and impending changes in the field with an emphasis on practical issues, recent developments, and emerging concepts.
Created as a quick review, this volume delivers a concise, updated review of the pathological characteristics of mesothelioma—emphasizing the histologic correlation, clinical management, and treatment of the disease. Timely content features include recognition of precursor mesothelial lesions, the role of molecular biology in the diagnosis and prognosis of mesothelioma, the interface between the clinician and the surgical pathologist, and the legal implications of attributing disease origin to asbestos and other factors. The book provides a resource for the periodic updates in knowledge required for daily practice, for current credentialing, and for the self-assessment modules for recertification.
Jae Y. Ro, Steven S. Shen, Qihui "Jim" Zhai, Alberto G. AyalaRead MoreA concise and updated review of prostate cancer pathologic diagnosis with emphasis on practical issues and recent developments in the field. Each chapter addresses the basic diagnostic features, differential diagnoses, pitfalls and ways to resolve the problem. Additionally, a brief introduction of prostate cancer screening, clinical management and treatment are summarized. Recent development of immunohistochemistry, molecular testing in the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment are also reviewed. Finally, current knowledge of molecular alteration of prostate cancer carcinogenesis and impact in diagnosis and treatment are discussed.
Shauna Anderson, Keila B PoulsenRead MoreLippincott Williams & Wilkins is pleased to introduce the second edition of Anderson's Atlas of Hematology, the most comprehensive atlas for the laboratory technologist. Understanding that effectiveness as a technician comes through the ability to identify what one sees under the microscope, this atlas equips students with visual examples of the concepts covered in their programs. This new ediion has been thoroughly updated and revised based on the latest basic science and clinical findings. In addition, you’ll find new, higher-quality images as well as the most recent World Health Organization classification of hematologic disorders.
With its four-color illustrations and clear descriptions, this atlas enables you to describe and identify all stages in the development of blood cells. Moreover, it provides an illustrated guide to a broad range of hematologic disorders. Used as a quick reference, study guide, or atlas, this is an invaluable tool for today's laboratory technician student, helping them clearly identify the very types of hematologic images they will encounter in practice.
Pathology with High Resolution CT CorrelationsAndrew ChurgRead More
Providing pathologists with the extensive array of illustrations necessary to understand the morphologic spectrum of interstitial lung disease (ILD), Atlas of Interstitial Lung Disease Pathology: Pathology with High Resolution CT Correlations provides a clear guide to this often confusing and difficult topic. Each chapter touches on the important radiology, clinical, mechanistic, and prognostic features along with numerous illustrations of pathologic findings in a concise, easy-to-follow format.
Harry S. Lumerman, Robert B. BoweRead More
The Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Histopathology is a quick, user-friendly diagnostic reference text on Oral and Maxillofacial Histopathology for general pathologists, dermatopathologists, and ENT pathologists regarding oral and maxillofacial disorders. Comprised of six compact chapters, the Atlas contains the most common as well as unusual entities that are submitted by surgeons working in this anatomic area. The defining diagnostic histopathology is presented by means of carefully selected images and captions, in addition to a brief outline of the demographic information and histopathologic differential diagnoses. Pitfall problems in diagnosis are also discussed and resolved. A free companion web site features interactive text and an image bank.
The Primary Diagnostic ToolIrma Pereira, Tracy I. George, Daniel A. ArberRead MoreThis book is a full-color atlas of both benign and neoplastic proliferations in the blood. It illustrates the morphologic features on peripheral blood smears of the various disorders, and the text will focus on diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis, and modern classification terminology. The book may be used as a stand-alone resource and should be useful to trainees and clinicians that routinely review peripheral blood smears. The accompanying on-line site contains the full text and an image bank of over 340 additional full-color images of the various disorders.
Stuart J Schnitt, Laura C. CollinsRead More
A practical guide for the diagnostic surgical pathologist, this new edition of Biopsy Interpretation of the Breast presents the diverse spectrum of pathologic alterations that occur in the breast in a manner analogous to that in which they are encountered in daily practice. Lesions are grouped together according to their histologic patterns rather than by the traditional benign-malignant categorization in order to simulate the way pathologists face these lesions as they examine microscopic slides on a daily basis. The role of adjunctive studies in solving diagnostic problems in breast pathology is emphasized where appropriate.
In addition, the clinical significance and impact on patient management of the various diagnoses are discussed and key clinical and management points highlighted.
Satish Tickoo, Ying-Bei Chen, Debra ZyngerRead More
Biopsy Interpretation of the Kidney and Adrenal Gland
This practical volume in the Biopsy Interpretation Series is your guide to effective diagnostic biopsy of the kidney and adrenal glands. Presented in a reader-friendly format, the text includes abundant photomicrographs of actual biopsy samples as well as correlative photos of surgical specimens and ancillary immunohistochemical studies.
Each organ is addressed in a separate section that includes an introduction to biopsy techniques and an overview of normal histology. Positive diagnoses for renal lesions are described by tumor type. Adrenal lesions are grouped by primary and metastatic tumors, reflecting the main diagnostic considerations at the adrenal site. Uniquely detailed focus addresses the specific techniques and interpretive features of renal and adrenal biopsy. Timely content addresses the use of renal biopsy in minimally invasive therapeutic techniques as well as its role in active surveillance of renal masses. The latest ISUP classifications reflect newly described renal tumors discussed at the March 2012 USCAP annual meeting. Clinical implications of each diagnosis are highlighted throughout the text to guide therapeutic decision-making.
Stephen A. Geller, Lydia M. PetrovicRead More
Biopsy Interpretation of the Liver, Second Edition offers pathologists clear, practical guidelines for recognizing and diagnosing the full spectrum of liver disorders. Coverage begins with the basics—including technical considerations, liver anatomy, and examination methods—and progresses to specific disorders, with particular emphasis on histopathology. This completely updated Second Edition includes new material on transplantation pathology and new chapters on immunopathology and molecular pathology of liver diseases.
A companion Website will provide the fully searchable text, over 700 additional full-color images of common and rare entities, and a test bank that is ideal for board exam preparation.
Saul Suster, Cesar A. MoranRead More
Biopsy Interpretation of the Lung aids pathologists in accurately evaluating disease processes. It includes detailed chapters on interstitial lung disease, lung cancer, and neuroendocrine tumors. Organized by traditional disease groups, Biopsy Interpretation of the Lung provides a solid approach to formulating surgical and medical decisions.
This text is geared toward surgical pathologists, pathology residents, pathology fellows, pulmonologists, pulmonology fellows, and thoracic surgeons, and includes the latest information on the best use of immunohistochemical markers, special stains, and molecular assays to aid in more accurate and cost-efficient diagnoses.
Edward B Stelow, Stacey MillsRead MoreAlthough many tumors of the upper respiratory tract are squamous cell carcinomas, the varied tissues of this region can give rise to a bewildering array of neoplasms. This text reviews the interpretation of biopsies of neoplasms and neoplasm-like entities arising in the head and neck region, including the ear. It discusses both neoplastic and non-neoplastic pathology to help make the correct diagnosis and guide patient management.
Philip T. Cagle, Timothy C. Allen, Roberto Barrios, Carlos Bedrossian, Megan K. Dishop, Armando Fraire, Abida K. Haque, Keith M. Kerr, Alvaro C. Laga, Mary L. Ostrowski, Anna SienkoRead More
Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, this comprehensive, profusely illustrated text/atlas covers the full range of pulmonary pathology, including common, rare and newly described diseases, both neoplastic and non-neoplastic. The book presents a multimodality approach to diagnosis, integrating cytologic, radiologic, surgical, and clinical pathologic features of each disease. By combining carefully chosen color illustrations with lists of distinguishing features of each entity, this text/atlas provides a quick path to accurate diagnosis.
This edition features updated sections on pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hemorrhage, lung transplantation, and pediatric pulmonary pathology, including new classification and grading systems. Throughout the book, new entities and new images have been added.
An online image bank provides instant access to all the book's illustrations.
Sudha R. KiniRead MoreThe primary thrust of this atlas is a comparison between different diagnostic entities with cytologic findings summarized in tabulated forms. The book contains over 3,200 full color photographs that illustrate the criteria for the cytology described. The Color Atlas of Differential Diagnosis in Exfoliative and Aspiration Cytopathology is an excellent reference for everyday use when difficult and challenging cases face both cytotechnologists and pathologists. A tabulated form of information saves valuable time while reporting cytopathology.