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Illustrated Pathology of the Spleen

Illustrated Pathology of the Spleen

$284.00 (G)

  • Date Published: March 2000
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521622271

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  • The major aim of this book is to demystify splenic pathology for nonspecialist consultants and trainees in histopathology. The interpretation of pathological changes in the human spleen provides a significant challenge to the skills of even the most highly trained histopathologists. This comprehensive account of the most important and frequently encountered pathological conditions affecting the spleen is highly illustrated in color throughout with numerous detailed macroscopic and microscopic specimens. Emphasis is placed on the importance of adequate clinical information and technical preparation of splenectomy specimens in obtaining the best possible histopathological assessment of the tissue. A systematic, analytical approach to interpretation of pathological changes is used throughout the book. This text should enable readers to feel confident in their assessment of significant processes within the spleen. This volume will serve as an illustrated atlas, bench manual, text, and reference source.

    • Highly illustrated in colour throughout
    • Systematic, analytical approach to histopathologial diagnosis of the spleen
    • Immunohistochemistry, molecular genetic data and results of other ancillary investigations included where appropriate
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "This is a useful, concise reference for those spenic disorders encountered by the general surgical pathologist both in practice and in training" Doody's Review Service ®

    "This nice book is an excellent introductory text and is ideally suited for residents learning the basics of splenic pathology. Simultaneously, it could serve in lieu of a refresher course for more seasoned pathologists." Modern Pathology

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    Product details

    • Date Published: March 2000
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521622271
    • length: 204 pages
    • dimensions: 285 x 225 x 20 mm
    • weight: 1kg
    • contains: 14 b/w illus. 116 colour illus. 7 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Normal structure, development and functions of the spleen
    3. Post-traumatic and incidentally removed spleen
    4. The spleen in hereditary blood cell abnormalities and auto-immune disorders
    5. The spleen in immunodeficiency and systemic infections
    6. Lymphomas involving the spleen
    7. The spleen in myeloproliferative disorders
    8. Pathology of the splenic stroma
    9. Metastasise and miscellaneous conditions
    10. Summary: Some key points in splenic differential diagnosis

  • Authors

    Bridget S. Wilkins, University of Southampton

    Dennis H. Wright, University of Southampton

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