Liver Biopsy Interpretation / Edition 6

Liver Biopsy Interpretation / Edition 6

by W B Saunders, Jay H. Lefkowitch, Jay H. Lefkowitch
     
 

ISBN-10: 070202502X

ISBN-13: 9780702025020

Pub. Date: 10/01/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Evaluate and interpret the full range of liver biopsy specimens with the fully revised New Edition of this practical resource! Two internationally respected experts examine the pathologic changes in primary liver disease as well as systemic diseases affecting the liver. More than 400 illustrations - now in full color - depict the appearance of every condition. Gut

Overview

Evaluate and interpret the full range of liver biopsy specimens with the fully revised New Edition of this practical resource! Two internationally respected experts examine the pathologic changes in primary liver disease as well as systemic diseases affecting the liver. More than 400 illustrations - now in full color - depict the appearance of every condition. Gut called a previous edition "the best and most authoritative manual on the interpretation of liver biopsies...A must for anyone involved in liver biopsy diagnosis."

• Correlates histopathologic features with clinical features to describe how pathology affects the diagnosis and management of liver disease.
• Helps readers resolve their most difficult diagnostic questions more quickly with copious technical tips and diagnostic "pearls" based on Drs. Scheuer and Lefkowitch's extensive experience.
• Examines all aspects of liver pathology: normal, hepatidities, childhood diseases, and neoplasms.
• Includes a glossary of frequently used terms and descriptions and a selection key references.

• Features an increased emphasis on differential diagnosis, to help readers evaluate entities that look alike.
• Integrates the latest advances in immunohistochemistry and cytogenetics as well as expanded coverage of FNA biopsy, hepatitis C, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
• Includes 141 new illustrations that assist in the recognition and diagnosis of any tissue sample.
• Makes information easy to find and apply with many new diagnostic flow charts, decision-making algorithms, summary tables, take-home messages, and bullet points.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702025020
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/01/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 10.44(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. General Considerations

2. Laboratory Techniques

3. Diagnostic Cytology

4. The Normal Liver

5. Examination of the Abnormal Biopsy

6. Biliary Disease

7. Acute Viral Hepatitis

8. Fatty Liver and Lesions in the Alcoholic

9. Drugs and Toxins

10. Chronic Hepatitis

11. Cirrhosis

12. Neoplasms and Nodules

13. Vascular Disorders

14. Childhood Liver Disease and Metabolic Disorders

15. Disturbances of Copper and Iron Metabolism

16. The Liver in Systematic Disease and Pregnancy

17. The Liver in Organ Transplantation

18. Electron Microscopy and Other Techniques

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