WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues

Author: E. Campo,N. L. Harris,S. A. Pileri,E. S. Jaffe,H. Stein,J. Thiele

Publisher: IARC Who Classification of Tum

ISBN: 9789283244943

Category: Medical

Page: 586

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WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues is a Revised Fourth Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. This authoritative, concise reference provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome. Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic alterations are described in a strictly disease-oriented manner. Sections on all recognized neoplasms and their variants further include new ICD-O codes, epidemiology, clinical features, macroscopy, prognosis, and predictive factors. This classification, prepared by 132 authors from 23 countries, contains about 1300 color images and tables and more than 4500 references.

Romeis - Mikroskopische Technik

Author: Maria Mulisch,Ulrich Welsch

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642551904

Category: Science

Page: 603

View: 1808

Der ROMEIS ist seit fast 100 Jahren das Standardwerk der mikroskopischen Technik. Über 18 Auflagen hat dieses Methodenbuch die Entwicklung der lichtmikroskopischen Verfahren begleitet und ist bis heute ein unverzichtbares Laborhandbuch für Wissenschaftler und Studierende, die auf den Gebieten der Cytologie, Histologie, mikroskopischen Anatomie, Pathologie und Histochemie forschen. Der Inhalt der 19. Auflage des ROMEIS wurde aktualisiert und um viele moderne Methoden und Anwendungen der Mikroskopie erweitert. Unter der Herausgeberschaft von Privatdozentin Dr. Maria Mulisch und Professor Dr. med. Ulrich Welsch haben 24 Experten der Mikroskopie aus Forschung und Industrie ihre Erfahrung eingebracht, um dieses Werk zu einem Arbeitsbuch zu machen, auf das man sich beziehen und verlassen kann.

Mastocytosis, An Issue of Immunology and Allergy Clinics,

Author: Cem Akin

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323297102

Category: Medical

Page: 281

View: 9146

This issue of Immunology and Allergy Clinics, edited by Dr. Cem Akin, is devoted to Mastocytosis. Articles in this issue include Human Mast Cell Signal Transduction; Mast cell tryptase role in homeostasis and coagulation; Mastocytosis: Current Classification and Diagnostic criteria; Epidemiology, risk factors and prognosis of mastocytosis; Mast cell sarcoma: Clinical management; Molecular defects in mastocytosis: c-kit mutations and beyond; Flow cytometry in mastocytosis: Utility as a diagnostic and prognostic tool; Morphology of mastocytosis with special reference to immunophenotypical aberrancies; CD30 expression in mastocytosis; Extramedullary mastocytosis: Pathologic aspects; Bone involvement and osteoporosis in mastocytosis; Drug allergy in mastocytosis; Eosinophilia in mastocytosis; Venom allergy and mastocytosis; Skin disease in mastocytosis; Treatment of advanced mastocytosis; Treatment strategies of mediator related symptoms in mastocytosis; and Neuro and psychological involvement in Mastocytosis.

Management of Hematologic Malignancies

Author: Susan O'Brien,Julie M. Vose,Hagop M. Kantarjian

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139493655

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 403

Hematologic malignancies were the first human cancers to be studied in depth at the molecular level, and recent years have seen important advances in treatment. This comprehensive reference book covers the full range of hematologic malignancies, including all subtypes of leukemias, lymphomas, and plasma cell dyscrasias. Authored by internationally known experts, each chapter emphasizes diagnostic work-up, staging, and therapeutic approaches. Up-to-date hematopathology, treatment, and outcomes data are presented in a way which is directly applicable to patient care. Highly illustrated with color images, graphs, flowcharts and treatment algorithms, the book is perfect for quick clinical reference as well as providing detailed reference lists for further study. With its authoritative and practical focus and visually stimulating presentation, this is a key text for hematology and oncology fellows, physicians, oncology nurses, physician assistants and other healthcare workers in the field of oncology.

Dacie and Lewis Practical Haematology

Expert Consult: Online and Print

Author: Barbara J. Bain,Imelda Bates,Mike A Laffan,S. Mitchell Lewis

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702050253

Category: Medical

Page: 668

View: 5114

Highly Commended at 2012 BMA awards in Internal Medicine Category. Recognized worldwide as the standard reference work, Dacie & Lewis Practical Haematology is a must have reference for any haematology laboratory. It covers all of the techniques used in the investigation of patients with blood disorders, including the latest technologies as well as the tried and true manual methods of measurement. It discusses the principles of each test, possible causes of error, the rationale for choosing one method over another and the interpretation, significance and clinical relevance of these findings. Each chapter conforms to a template, providing quick access to key information

Case Studies in Allergic Disorder

Author: Hans Oettgen,Raif Geha

Publisher: Garland Science

ISBN: 1135012857

Category: Medical

Page: 176

View: 9130

Case Studies in Allergic Disorders is designed for undergraduate and graduate students in immunology, medical students, and resident physicians. It describes the basic cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of commonly occurring allergic diseases and introduces the rationale for targeted treatment of allergy. Replicating the successful approach of Case Studies in Immunology, the book presents mechanisms of hypersensitivity through a selection of clinical cases that reinforce and extend the basic science. The cases are largely drawn from the records of Children�s Hospital Boston. Linking the discussion of pathogenesis to actual clinical presentation establishes important connections between the bench and bedside. The book can be used as either a stand-alone text or as a companion to Janeway�s Immunobiology and The Immune System.

Cutaneous Lymphoma

Diagnosis and Treatment

Author: John C. Hall,Brian J. Hall

Publisher: PMPH-USA

ISBN: 9781607951704

Category: Medical

Page: 248

View: 6796

Drs. John C. Hall and Brian J. Hall have assembled world leaders on this ever-changing topic of Cutaneous Lymphoma, to explore advances in research. The text first discusses the new classifications of cutaneous lymphoma. Epidemiology is then reviewed. A general approach to the patient suspected of having a cutaneous lymphoma is outlined. Diagnosis, histopathology, molecular genetics, and treatment of each subgroup is discussed. Precursors and mimics, which make this such a fascinating group of diseases, are reviewed. Systemic considerations of this primarily cutaneous disease are also covered. Molecular genetics of cutaneous lymphomas that have helped advance all of medicine are discussed, and finally, the future of this dynamic area of medicine is detailed.

Neoplastic Hematopathology

An Atlas and Concise Guide

Author: Cherie H. Dunphy, MD

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 1617051101

Category: Medical

Page: 348

View: 2625

Neoplastic Hematopathology provides a concise, visual approach to guide practicing pathologists, hematopathologists, hematologists, oncologists, internists, and trainees to a clear analysis and diagnosis of myeloid and lymphoid specimens. Coverage is comprehensive and for each entity includes a short text description of the key points of the entity- definition; morphologic features; special stains, immunohistochemistry and flow cytometry techniques; differential diagnosis; diagnostic features; special issues (e.g., prognostic or other considerations to note). Images in Neoplastic Hematopathology highlight differential diagnostic features, especially the correlation and integration of standard H & E stains with molecular and immunologic techniques. Neoplastic Hematopathology: An Atlas and Concise Guide features: Clear, concise coverage across the wide range of hematopathologic entities based on the current World Health Organization (WHO) classification Topics selected on the basis of "must-know" entities for the practicing pathologist or trainee Emphasis on integration of routine and special stains with immunologic and molecular techniques, reflecting the most current standards of practice Outstanding images selected to highlight key differential points and potentially misleading variants

Perry's The Chemotherapy Source Book

Author: Michael Clinton Perry,Donald C. Doll,Carl E. Freter

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451101457

Category: Medical

Page: 833

View: 8111

Perry's The Chemotherapy Source Book, now in its fifth edition, provides information on the choice of chemotherapeutic agents, the use of combination chemotherapy, and the toxicity of individual drugs. Organized by site, this is the only book of its kind to focus strictly on the clinical practice of chemotherapy, and is meant to serve as a “one-stop shop” for information on choice of chemotherapeutic agents, treatment outlines, grading of side effects, and dose modification.

Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant - E-Book

Author: Catherine C. Goodman,Kenda S. Fuller

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437708935

Category: Medical

Page: 960

View: 6621

No other textbook provides coverage of the essential concepts of disease processes and disorders with the specific needs of the physical therapy assistant in mind. Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides coverage of disease processes and systemic disorders as well as guidelines, precautions, and contraindications for physical therapy interventions. Catherine Goodman, Kenda Fuller, and Robbie O’Shea share their expertise in a consistent, well-organized approach that defines each disorder, describes the appropriate physical therapy assessment and intervention, and rounds out the discussion with relevant case study examples based on established practice patterns. Chapters follow a consistent organization, first defining a disorder and then describing the appropriate physical therapy assessment and intervention. Full-color art throughout clearly depicts pathologies and interventions. Case studies provide examples of physical therapy applications to help you connect theory and practice and build strong clinical reasoning skills. Special boxes highlight Clinical Signs, Interventions, and Case Studies to alert you to important information within the text. Terminology and language from the Guide to Physical Therapy Practice is used throughout to familiarize you with standardized terminology used in practice. A companion Evolve website provides additional online learning activities including online chapters, references linked to Medline, case studies, and self-test questions.

Comprehensive Cytopathology E-Book

Author: Marluce Bibbo,David Wilbur

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437719627

Category: Medical

Page: 1136

View: 3623

This best-selling book provides you with a comprehensive guide to the diagnostic applications of exfoliative and aspiration cytology. The book takes a systemic approach and covers the recognized normal and abnormal cytological findings encountered in a particular organ. Appropriate histopathological correlations and a consideration of the possible differential diagnosis accompany the cytological findings. The book is lavishly illustrated, making it the perfect practical resource for daily reference in the laboratory. Provides an accessible guide to diagnostic investigation and screening. Includes a summary of major diagnostic criteria and discusses the pitfalls and limitations of cytology. Utilizes a consistent chapter structure to make finding the answers you need quick and easy. Provides updates to crucial chapters to keep you on top of the latest diagnosis and techniques. Incorporates differential diagnosis tables for easy comparison/contrast of diagnoses. Offers more than 1800 full-color images depicting a full range of normal and abnormal findings. Discusses new concepts on molecular basis of neoplasia. Explores the role of cytogenetics in cancer development.

International Classification of Diseases for Oncology

ICD-O

Author: Andrew Jack,World Health Organization,Constance L. Percy,Max D. Parkin,L. Sobin,S. Whelan

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9789241545341

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 6591

This edition of ICD-O, the standard tool for coding diagnoses of neoplasms in tumour and cancer registrars and in pathology laboratories, has been developed by a working party convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer / WHO. ICD-O is a dual classification with coding systems for both topography and morphology. The book has five main sections. The first provides general instructions for using the coding systems and gives rules for their implementation in tumour registries and pathology laboratories. Section two includes the numerical list of topography codes, which remain unchanged from the previous edition. The numerical list of morphology codes is presented in the next section, which introduces several new terms and includes considerable revisions of the non-Hodgkin lymphoma and leukaemia sections, based on the WHO Classification of Hematopoietic and Lympoid Diseases. The five-digit morphology codes allow identification of a tumour or cell type by histology, behaviour, and grade. Revisions in the morphology section were made in consultation with a large number of experts and were finalised after field-testing in cancer registries around the world. The alphabetical index gives codes for both topography and morphology and includes selected tumour-like lesions and conditions. A guide to differences in morphology codes between the second and third editions is provided in the final section, which includes lists of all new code numbers, new terms and synonyms added to existing code definitions, terms that changed morphology code, terms for conditions now considered malignant, deleted terms, and terms that changed behaviour code.

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Twentieth Edition (Vol.1 & Vol.2)

Author: Dennis L. Kasper,Anthony S. Fauci,Stephen L. Hauser,Dan L. Longo,J. Larry Jameson,Joseph Loscalzo

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259644049

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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MASTER MODERN MEDICINE! Introducing the Landmark Twentieth Edition of the Global Icon of Internal Medicine The definitive guide to internal medicine is more essential than ever with the latest in disease mechanisms, updated clinical trial results and recommended guidelines, state-of-the art radiographic images, therapeutic approaches and specific treatments, hundreds of demonstrative full-color drawings, and practical clinical decision trees and algorithms Recognized by healthcare professionals worldwide as the leading authority on applied pathophysiology and clinical medicine, Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine gives you the informational foundation you need to provide the best patient care possible. Essential for practice and education, the landmark 20th Edition features: Thoroughly revised content—covering the many new breakthroughs and advances in clinical medicine that have occurred since the last edition of Harrison’s. Chapters on acute and chronic hepatitis, management of diabetes, immune-based therapies in cancer, multiple sclerosis, cardiovascular disease, HIV, and many more, deliver the very latest information on disease mechanisms, diagnostic options, and the specific treatment guidance you need to provide optimal patient care. State-of-the-art coverage of disease mechanisms: Harrison’s focuses on pathophysiology with rigor, and with the goal of linking disease mechanisms to treatments. Improved understanding of how diseases develop and progress not only promotes better decision-making and higher value care, but also makes for fascinating reading and improved retention. Harrison’s summarizes important new basic science developments, such as the role of mitochondria in programmed and necrotic cell death, the immune system’s role in cancer development and treatment, the impact of telomere shortening in the aging and disease processes, and the role of the microbiome in health and disease. Understanding the role of inflammation in cardiovascular disease, the precise mechanisms of immune deficiency in HIV/AIDS, prions and misfolded proteins in neurodegenerative diseases, and obesity as a predisposition to diabetes are just a few examples of how this edition provides essential pathophysiology information for health professionals. All-new sections covering a wide range of new and emerging areas of vital interest to all healthcare professionals. New sections include: Sex and Gender-based Issues in Medicine; Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus, and Metabolic Syndrome; and Consultative Medicine— Plus, a new Part covering cutting-edge topics in research and clinical medicine includes great new chapters on the role of Epigenetics in Health and Disease, Behavioral Strategies to Improve Health, Genomics and Infectious Diseases, Emerging Neuro-Therapeutic Technologies, and Telomere Function in Health and Disease, and Network System Medicine. Important and timely new chapters—such as Promoting Good Health, LGBT Health, Systems of Healthcare, Approach to Medical Consultation, Pharmacogenomics, Antimicrobial Resistance, Worldwide Changes in Patterns of Infectious Diseases, Neuromyelitis Optica, and more—offer the very latest, definitive perspectives on must-know topics in medical education and practice. Updated clinical guidelines, expert opinions, and treatment approaches from world-renowned editors and authors contribute to the accuracy and immediacy of the text material and present a clear blueprint for optimizing patient outcomes. End-of-chapter suggested readings reinforce the text material and provide a robust platform for further study and research.

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 19/E (Vol.1 & Vol.2)

Author: Dennis L. Kasper,Anthony S. Fauci,Stephen L. Hauser,Dan L. Longo,J. Larry Jameson,Joseph Loscalzo

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071802169

Category: Medical

Page: 3000

View: 4181

The landmark guide to internal medicine— updated and streamlined for today’s students and clinicians The only place you can get ALL the great content found in the two print volumes AND the acclaimed DVD in one convenient resource! Through six decades, no resource has matched the authority, esteemed scholarship, and scientific rigor of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine. Capturing the countless advances and developments across the full span of medicine, the new 19th edition of Harrison’s provides a complete update of essential content related to disease pathogenesis, clinical trials, current diagnostic methods and imaging approaches, evidence-based practice guidelines, and established and newly approved treatment methods. Here are just a few of the outstanding features of the new Nineteenth Edition: Content is practically organized around two basic themes: education and clinical practice The teaching and learning sections cover foundational principles, cardinal manifestations of disease and approach to differential diagnosis; the content devoted to clinical practice focuses on disease pathogenesis and treatment NEW chapters on important topics such as Men’s Health, The Impact of Global Warming on Infectious Diseases, Fatigue, and many more Critical updates in management and therapeutics in Hepatitis, Coronary Artery Disease, Ebola Virus Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes, Hypertension, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism, Acute and Chronic Kidney Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Lipoprotein Disorders, HIV and AIDS, and more. Increased number of the popular Harrison’s clinical algorithms; clinically relevant radiographic examples spanning hundreds of diseases; clinical-pathological images in full color; crystal clear, full color drawings and illustrations and helpful tables and summary lists that make clinical application of the content faster than ever Outstanding multi-media resources including practical videos demonstrating essential bedside procedures, physical examination techniques, endoscopic findings, cardiovascular findings, are available for easy download Supporting the renowned coverage are supplemental resources that reflect and assist modern medical practice: more than 1,000 full-color photographs to aid visual recognition skills, hundreds of state-of-the-art radiographs, from plain film to 3D CT to PET Scans; beautiful illustrations that bring applied anatomy and processes to life; the renowned Harrison’s patient-care algorithms, essential summary tables, and practical demonstrative videos. In addition, several digital atlases highlight noninvasive imaging, percutaneous revascularization, gastrointestinal endoscopy, diagnosis and management of vasculitis, and numerous other issues commonly encountered in clinical practice. Acclaim for Harrison’s: “Covering nearly every possible topic in the field of medicine, the book begins with a phenomenal overview of clinical medicine, discussing important topics such as global medicine, decision-making in clinical practice, the concepts of disease screening and prevention, as well as the importance of medical disorders in specific groups (e.g. women, surgical patients, end of life). The extensive chapters that follow focus on a symptom-based presentation of disease and then illness organized by organ system. Numerous tables, graphs, and figures add further clarity to the text." ...Written by experts in the field, this book is updated with the latest advances in pathophysiology and treatment. It is organized in a way that makes reading from beginning to end a logical journey, yet each chapter can stand alone as a quick reference on a particular topic. “ Doody’s Review Service reviewing the previous edition of Harrison’s

Hematopathology E-Book

Author: Elaine Sarkin Jaffe,Nancy Lee Harris,James Vardiman,Daniel A. Arber,Elias Campo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455706248

Category: Medical

Page: 1072

View: 1893

Introducing HEMATOPATHOLOGY, a definitive new diagnostic reference on diseases of the hematopoietic system by Dr. Elaine S. Jaffe and her fellow editors, all collaborators on the World Health Organization's classification of lymphoid and myeloid disorders. These experts provide you with today's most effective guidance in evaluating specimens from the lymph nodes, bone marrow, peripheral blood, and more, equipping you to deliver more accurate and actionable pathology reports. More than 1,100 high-quality color images mirror the findings you encounter in practice. Overcome the toughest diagnostic challenges with authoritative guidance from the world's leading experts. Make optimal use of the newest diagnostic techniques, including molecular, immunohistochemical, and genetic studies. Compare specimens to more than 1,100 high-quality color images to confirm or challenge your diagnostic interpretations. Search the full contents online and download any of the images at expertconsult.com.

Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods E-Book

Author: Richard A. McPherson,Matthew R. Pincus

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455726842

Category: Medical

Page: 1568

View: 8452

Recognized as the definitive book in laboratory medicine since 1908, Henry’s Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, edited by Richard A. McPherson, MD and Matthew R. Pincus, MD, PhD, is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary pathology reference that gives you state-of-the-art guidance on lab test selection and interpretation of results. Revisions throughout keep you current on the latest topics in the field, such as biochemical markers of bone metabolism, clinical enzymology, pharmacogenomics, and more! A user-friendly full-color layout puts all the latest, most essential knowledge at your fingertips. Update your understanding of the scientific foundation and clinical application of today's complete range of laboratory tests. Get optimal test results with guidance on error detection, correction, and prevention as well as cost-effective test selection. Reference the information you need quickly and easily thanks to a full-color layout, many new color illustrations and visual aids, and an organization by organ system. Master all the latest approaches in clinical laboratory medicine with new and updated coverage of: the chemical basis for analyte assays and common interferences; lipids and dyslipoproteinemia; markers in the blood for cardiac injury evaluation and related stroke disorders; coagulation testing for antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin and clopidogrel; biochemical markers of bone metabolism; clinical enzymology; hematology and transfusion medicine; medical microbiology; body fluid analysis; and many other rapidly evolving frontiers in the field. Effectively monitor the pace of drug clearing in patients undergoing pharmacogenomic treatments with a new chapter on this groundbreaking new area. Apply the latest best practices in clinical laboratory management with special chapters on organization, work flow, quality control, interpretation of results, informatics, financial management, and establishing a molecular diagnostics laboratory. Confidently prepare for the upcoming recertification exams for clinical pathologists set to begin in 2016.

Ressourcenorientierte Psychoonkologie

Psyche und Körper ermutigen

Author: Christa Diegelmann,Margarete Isermann

Publisher: Kohlhammer Verlag

ISBN: 3170286668

Category: Medical

Page: 286

View: 4434

Dieses Buch, das sich binnen kurzem als wichtige psychoonkologische Basislektüre etabliert hat, liegt nun in aktualisierter und erweiterter 3. Auflage vor. Aktuelle Trends und Perspektiven der Psychoonkologie sowie der Onkologie, Palliativmedizin und Neurobiologie werden unter einem explizit ressourcenorientiertem Blickwinkel praxisnah vorgestellt. Führende Expertinnen und Experten der jeweiligen Fachgebiete geben innovative und kreative Impulse für die tägliche Praxis und die eigene Psychohygiene. "[...] das Buch bietet allen Berufsgruppen, die mit onkologischen Patienten arbeiten, wertvolle Anregungen für die Therapie und für die Auseinandersetzung mit der eigenen Grundhaltung." (Ingrid Barley, Deutsches Ärzteblatt 5/2010)

Abeloff's Clinical Oncology E-Book

Author: John E. Niederhuber,James O. Armitage,James H Doroshow,Michael B. Kastan,Joel E. Tepper

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455728810

Category: Medical

Page: 2224

View: 6556

Practical and clinically focused, Abeloff’s Clinical Oncology is a trusted medical reference book designed to capture the latest scientific discoveries and their implications for cancer diagnosis and management of cancer in the most accessible manner possible. Abeloff’s equips everyone involved - from radiologists and oncologists to surgeons and nurses - to collaborate effectively and provide the best possible cancer care. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Select the most appropriate tests and imaging studies for cancer diagnosis and staging of each type of cancer, and manage your patients in the most effective way possible by using all of the latest techniques and approaches in oncology. Enhance your understanding of complex concepts with a color art program that highlights key points and illustrates relevant scientific and clinical problems. Stay at the forefront of the latest developments in cancer pharmacology, oncology and healthcare policy, survivorship in cancer, and many other timely topics. See how the most recent cancer research applies to practice through an increased emphasis on the relevance of new scientific discoveries and modalities within disease chapters. Streamline clinical decision making with abundant new treatment and diagnostic algorithms as well as concrete management recommendations. Take advantage of the collective wisdom of preeminent multidisciplinary experts in the field of oncology, including previous Abeloff’s editors John E. Niederhuber, James O. Armitage, and Michael B. Kastan as well as new editors James H. Doroshow from the National Cancer Institute and Joel E. Tepper of Gunderson & Tepper: Clinical Radiation Oncology. Quickly and effortlessly access the key information you need with the help of an even more user-friendly, streamlined format. Access the complete contents anytime, anywhere at Expert Consult, and test your mastery of the latest knowledge with 500 online multiple-choice review questions.

Controversies in the Treatment of Skin Neoplasias

Author: Maria Sternemann

Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers

ISBN: 3805580142

Category: Medical

Page: 185

View: 7349

Based on the 8th International Symposium on Special Aspects of Radiotherapy held in Berlin in 2004, this volume discusses current controversial topics in the management of skin neoplasias with special emphasis on radiotherapeutic and dermatologic strategies. Following an interdisciplinary approach, it presents the latest diagnostic and therapeutic developments for cutaneous lymphoma, basal and squamous cell carcinomas, and malignant melanoma. Two further chapters focus on more uncommon tumors such as Kaposi's sarcoma and Merkel cell carcinoma. A detailed overview of skin reactions to radiotherapy is given, and new trends in staging procedures are discussed . In summary, this book will not only be a valuable update for dermatologists and radiation oncologists, but will also provide useful insights for anyone involved in the care of patients with skin neoplasias.

Diagnostic Surgical Pathology of the Head and Neck E-Book

Author: Douglas R. Gnepp

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437719511

Category: Medical

Page: 1224

View: 8102

This resource is the authoritative guide to problematic areas of the head and neck for the surgical pathologist. With particular emphasis placed on diagnostic problems and differential diagnosis in addition to coverage of more common diagnostically straightforward lesions, you’ll get the most complete diagnostic picture possible. The updated second edition features new coverage and a more user-friendly layout. Features the most comprehensive collection of head and neck pathology specimens in one reference for comparison with your findings. Covers rare as well as common diagnoses to help you identify even the most obscure disease entities. Provides clinicopathologic correlations throughout to give you all the information you need to formulate a complete diagnostic report. Emphasizes differential diagnosis and avoiding diagnostic pitfalls so you can overcome difficult diagnostic challenges. Covers FNA cytology, molecular genetic techniques, and immunohistochemistry to present the most compete diagnostic picture possible. Presents a brand-new chapter on specimen handling to ensure effective processing and reporting of head and neck specimens. Features more than 1700 full-color illustrations that capture the pathologic and cytopathologic appearances of the full range of common and rare neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions.