ISBN 9788131236079,Manual of Surgical Pathology: Expert Consult - Online and Print

Manual of Surgical Pathology: Expert Consult - Online and Print



Elsevier - Academic Press

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788131236079

ISBN-10 8131236072

Paper Back

Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 622 Pages
Language (English)

General surgery

Dr. Lester's Manual of Surgical Pathology, 3rd Edition offers complete, practical guidance on the evaluation of the surgical pathology specimen, from its arrival in the department to preparation of the final report. Inside, 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. This thoroughly revised New Edition integrates cutting-edge procedures well as the latest staging and classification information. Coverage of the latest standards and procedures for the laboratory and handling of surgical pathology specimens are valuable assets to pathologists, pathology assistants and anyone working in a pathology laboratory. Plus, with Expert Consult functionality, you'll have easy access to the full text online as well as all of the book's illustrations and links to Medline.

Table of Contents

Requests for pathologic evaluation
Specimen processing: From specimen processing to tissue cassettes
The histology laboratory: From tissue cassettes to glass slides
The surgical pathology report: From glass slides to the final diagnosis
Consultation reports
Operating room consultations
Special Studies
Safety precautions
Microscopy and photography
Approaching perfection: Avoiding errors in surgical pathology
Adrenal Gland
Amputations and large resections
Biopsies, small
Bone and Joints
Cardiovascular Specimens
Cytology Specimens
Gastointestinal Specimens
Genitourinary Specimens
Gross Examination
Gynecologic and Perinatal Pathology
Head and Neck
Hernia Sac
Lung and Pleura
Lymph Nodes, spleen and bone marrow
Medical Devices and Foreign Material
Neurpathology Specimens
Soft Tissue Tumors (Sarcomas)
Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands