Manual of Surgical Pathology / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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- Elsevier Health Sciences
Here's complete, practical guidance on the evaluation of the surgical pathology specimen, from its arrival in the department to preparation of the final report. Inside, readers will find step-by-step instructions on specimen processing, tissue handling, gross dissection technique, histological examination, application of special stains, development of a differential diagnosis, and more. This thoroughly revised New Edition integrates cutting-edge techniques as well as the latest staging and classification information.
• Features more than 150 tables that examine the interpretation of histochemical stains, immunohisto-chemical studies, electron microscopy findings, cytogenetic changes, and much more.
• Makes information easy to find with a user-friendly design, concise paragraphs, numbered lists, and bulleted material throughout the text.
• Offers detailed instructions on the dissection, description, and sampling of specimens.
• Provides the latest criteria for the grading and AJCC classification of all major tumors.
• Examines the specimens from every body organ and system as well as bullets, medical devices, and foreign materials.
• Explains the application of pathology reports to patient management.
• Includes useful guidance on operating room consultations, safety, microscope use, and error prevention.
• A superb source of step-by-step, bench-top guidance and an excellent board review guide.
• A new chapter on how to avoid frequent errors and pitfalls in pathology specimen processing.
• More than 40 new illustrations demonstrate the gross appearance of common pathologic lesions.
With 42 additional consultants
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Product dimensions:||8.60(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.20(d)|
Table of Contents
1. Requests for Pathologic Specimens
2. Specimen Processing: From Gross Specimens to Tissue Cassettes
3. The Histology Laboratory
4. The Surgical Pathology Report
5. Consultation Reports
6. Operating Room Consultations
7. Special Studies
8. Safety Precautions
9. Microscopy and Photography
10. Adrenal Glands
11. Amputations and Large Resections
12. Biopsies, Small
13. Bones and Joints
16. Cardiovascular Specimens
17. Cytology Specimens
19. Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary, and Pancreatic Specimens
20. Genitourinary Specimens
21. Gross Examination
22. Gynecologic and Perinatal Pathology
23. Head and Neck
24. Hernia Sac
26. Lung and Pleura
27. Lymph Nodes, Spleen, and Bone Marrow
28. Medical Devices and Foreign Materials
32. Soft issue Tumors (Sarcomas)
34. Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands
35. Frequent Errors and Pitfalls in Specimen Processing