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Washington Manual of Surgical Pathology, The

Publication Year: 2012
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Humphrey, Peter A.; Dehner, Louis P.; Pfeifer, John D.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-451-11436-2
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Updated for the 2nd edition!

The aim of this book is to provide a practical manual that is helpful to pathologists and residents in the daily practice of surgical pathology. The text encompasses all anatomic sites in the human body. Each chapter covers tissue handling, gross examination, gross dissection and diagnosis, processing, slide preparation, microscopic diagnosis, special studies, and diagnostic reporting. The format of the book would be modeled after the Washington Manuals for other specialties (such as Medical Therapeutics, Oncology, and Surgery).

- NEW 150 new color images, for a total of 2700 color images
- NEW chapter on benign non-neoplastic diseases of the kidney needs to be added
- NEW clinico-pathologic entities and new diagnostic variants/patterns of disease will be added
- NEW figure 29.3 depicting the new Gleason diagram, replacing the out-of-date one
- NEW immunostains will be cited in the chapters, where accepted as useful
- NEW molecular genetic pathology information will be given, in those chapters where useful for practical diagnostic purposes
- NEW section on the retroperitoneum will be added to the Chapter on SOFT TISSUE
- Updated TNM Staging (changes to 43 tables and figures)
- Eminently qualified author group
Practical manual covering the handling, diagnosis, and reporting of the pathologic findings in tissue samples
Utilizes established Washington Manual approach

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    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Humphrey, Peter A.; Dehner, Louis P.; Pfeifer, John D.
  • ISBN: 978-1-451-11436-2
  • Specialty:
    Pathology
    Residents
    Surgery
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd Ed.
  • Pages: 980
  • Illustrations: 1000
  • Year: 2012

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