Practical Pulmonary Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach

Practical Pulmonary Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach

by Kevin O. Leslie, Mark R. Wick
     
 

Emphasizing practical diagnostic problem solving, this new book provides accessible, comprehensive guidance on the recognition and interpretation of neoplastic and non-neoplastic lung disorders. Contains 1,360 illustrations (1,200 in full color) vividly depict a full range of pulmonary histologic and cytologic findings. These images are accompanied by relevant… See more details below

Overview

Emphasizing practical diagnostic problem solving, this new book provides accessible, comprehensive guidance on the recognition and interpretation of neoplastic and non-neoplastic lung disorders. Contains 1,360 illustrations (1,200 in full color) vividly depict a full range of pulmonary histologic and cytologic findings. These images are accompanied by relevant clinical and radiographic information, as well as a wealth of practical tips and advice from internationally respected experts. A user-friendly format makes information easy to find.

  • Offers comprehensive, "one-stop" coverage of both common and rare lung diseases and disorders.
  • Uses a consistent approach to present the key information on each disease and disorder: etiology · pathogenesis · clinical features · pathologic features · and differential diagnosis.
  • Delivers practical advice and tips from world recognized experts, including many time-saving diagnostic clues for interpreting difficult specimens
  • Incorporates clinical background information and ancillary radiographs throughout, equipping readers to make a complete and accurate pathologic report.
  • Features many summary tables, charts, and graphs to simplify reference and to facilitate "at-a-glance" comparison between entities.
  • Bonus CD-Rom image bank with more than 1,340 illustrations of all gross photographs, line drawings, tables and diagnostic images ideal for PowerPoint presentations, lectures.

With 24 additional contributing experts

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443066313
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/08/2004
Series:
Pattern Recognition Series
Pages:
856
Product dimensions:
8.82(w) x 11.12(h) x 1.91(d)

Table of Contents

1. Lung Anatomy

2. Optimal Processing of Diagnostic Lung Specimens

3. Basic Pulmonary Radiology

4. Developmental and Pediatric Lung Disease

5. Acute Lung Injury

6. Lung Infections

7. Chronic Diffuse Lung Diseases

8. Pathology of the Large and Small Airways

9. Pneumoconioses

10. Pulmonary Vasculitis and Pulmonary Hemorrhage

11. Pulmonary Hypertension

12. Pathology of Lung Transplantation

13. Neuroendocrine Neoplasms of the Lung

14. Sarcomas and Sarcomatoid Neoplasms of the Lungs and Pleural Surfaces

15. Hematolymphoid Proliferations Involving the Lung

16. Non-Neuroendricine Carcinomas (excluding “sarcomatoid carcinoma) and Salivary Gland Analogue Tumors of the Lung

17. Metastatic Tumors in the Lung: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis

18. Pseudoneoplastic Lesions of the Lungs and Pleural Surfaces

19. Benign and Borderline Tumors of the Lungs and Pleura

20. Malignant and Boarderline Mesothelial Tumors of the Pleura

Appendix: Miscellaneous Distinctive Histopathologic Findings

Index

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