Manual of Surgical Pathology, 4th edition

"Manual of Surgical Pathology" encapsulates the standard operating procedures at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, one of the busiest and most respected pathology departments in the world.

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Auteur(s) Susan Lester
Date 22/08/2022
Pages 576
Taille 21 x 27
Type Broché
ISBN 9780323546324

Description détaillée : Manual of Surgical Pathology, 4th edition

Offering complete, practical guidance on the evaluation of the surgical pathology specimen, Manual of Surgical Pathology encapsulates the standard operating procedures at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, one of the busiest and most respected pathology departments in the world.



What is the content of "Manual of Surgical Pathology 4th edition" ?

From a specimen’s arrival in the department to preparation of the final report, you’ll 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.

The fully revised 4th Edition is an invaluable reference for residents, practicing pathologists, and pathology assistants as a practical, everyday resource for learning proper procedure as well as an excellent guide for board review.


Key Features

  • Helps you find information quickly with a user-friendly design, concise paragraphs, numbered lists, and bulleted material throughout the text.
  • Reflects the latest AJCC staging information, as well as updates throughout on reporting procedures, protocols, and safety.
  • Offers detailed instructions on the dissection, description, and sampling of specimens, and explains the application of pathology reports to patient management.
  • Provides procedures for new types of specimens including pulmonary image guided resections, endoscopic mucosal resection, endoscopic submucosal dissection, laparoscopic hysterectomy, or nephrectomy morcellation, vertical sleeve gastrectomy, and evaluation of breast implant capsules with a clinical suspicion of lymphoma
  • Features dozens of illustrations that demonstrate the gross appearance of common pathologic lesions, and more than 150 tables that examine the interpretation of histochemical stains, immunohistochemical studies, electron microscopy findings, cytogenetic changes, and much more.
  • Examines the specimens from every organ and system as well as bullets, medical devices, and foreign materials.
  • Includes a new chapter on occupational hazards for pathologists ranging from visual and musculoskeletal problems to exposure and prevention of workplace acquired infection and cancer.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.


Susan C. Lester : author of the Manual of Surgical Pathology 4th edition

Susan C. Lester, MD, PhD, Associate Pathologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA.

Sommaire : Manual of Surgical Pathology, 4th edition

Part One
1. Requests for Pathologic Evaluation
2. Specimen Processing: From Gross Specimens to Tissue Cassettes
3. The Histology Laboratory?What the Pathologist Needs to Know?From Tissue Cassettes to Glass Slides
4. The Surgical Pathology Report: From the Glass Slide to the Final Diagnosis
5. Special Studies
6. Occupational Hazards
7. Microscopy and Photography
Part Two
8. Adrenal Gland
9. Amputations and Large Resections
10. Small Biopsies
11. Bone and Joints
12. Breast
13. Cardiovascular Specimens
14. Cytology Specimens
15. Dermatopathology
16. Gastrointestinal Specimens
17. Genitourinary Specimens
18. Gross Examination
19. Gynecologic and Perinatal Pathology
20. Head and Neck and Laryngeal Specimens
21. Hernia Sac
22. Lung and Pleura
23. Lymph Nodes, Spleen, and Bone Marrow
24. Medical Devices and Foreign Material
25. Neuropathology
26. Paraganglioma
27. Penis
28. Soft Tissue Tumors (Sarcomas)
29. Thymus
30. Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

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