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Cell, Tissue and Disease

The Basis of Pathology

Cell, Tissue and Disease is an introduction to general pathology that links basic biological sciences and the practice of clinical medicine. It discusses changes that occur in cells and tissues resulting from a variety of unfavorable circumstances. Full account is taken of the rapidly increasig understanding of the underlying molecular mechanisms.

Paperback, 594 Pages

Published: April 2000

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-2478-8


  • The nature of pathology
    Cell injury and its manifestations
    Cell and tissue death
    Acute inflammation I: introduction
    Acute inflammation II: cellular events and chemical mediators
    Factors that modify the immune response
    The natural history of acute inflammation I: healing
    The natural history of acute inflammation II: wound healing
    The natural history of acute inflammation III: chronicity
    The immune system
    Disorders related to the immune system
    Autoimmune disease
    Transplantation and the major histocompatability complex
    Granulomatous inflammation
    Some specific granulomatous disorders
    Amyloid and amyloidosis
    General pathology of viral infections
    Ischaemia and infarction
    Abnormal accumulation of fluid and disorders of blood distribution
    Pigmentation and heterotropic calcification
    Neoplasia: disorders of cell proliferation and differentiation
    Non-neoplastic disturbance in cell growth and proliferation
    Cell proliferation and differentiation in relation to neoplasia
    Relationship of neoplastic cells with their environment: tumour spread
    Effects of neoplasms on the host
    Effect of the host on neoplasms
    Oncogenesis and the molecular biology of cancer
    Genetic disorders
    Single gene defects


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