Diagnostic Pathology: Cardiovascular is designed for practicing pathologists, pathologists in training, medical students, and students. This superb reference covers the full breadth of cardiovascular pathology with a focus on practical aspects of diagnosis. Sections address specimens encountered in the settings of biopsy, surgical resection, and autopsy. Topics include myocarditis and cardiomyopathy, grading of transplant rejection, valve disease, atherosclerosis and ischemic heart disease, prostheses and implanted devices, vasculitis and vasculopathy as well as neoplasms of the heart and vasculature. Each chapter is thorough but succinct. It also features hundreds of images, including photomicrographs, spectacular gross images, electron micrographs, and vivid medical illustrations. As with all books in the Diagnostic Pathology series, this volume will serve as an essential to any practicing pathologist. Features: tables for easy reference and thorough understanding; specimen handling discussion; features the classic benefits of all Amirsys titles, including time-saving bulleted text, Key Facts in each chapter, stunning annotated images, and an extensive index; and Amirsys eBook Advantage, an online version of the print book with fully searchable text.