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Comprehensive Cytopathology

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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.


Published: September 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-4208-2



    Chapter 1 The Cell: Basic Structure, Function, and Molecular Basis of Neoplasia

    Chapter 2 Basic Cytogenetics and the Role of Genetics in Cancer Development

    Chapter 3 Cytologic Screening Program

    Chapter 4 Diagnostic Quality Assurance in Cytopathology

    Chapter 5 Evaluation of the Non-gynecologic Sample in Smears and Liquid-based Preparations


    Section A Female Genital Tract

    Chapter 6 The Bethesda System for Reporting Cervical Cytology

    Chapter 7 Microbiology, Inflammation and Viral Infections

    Chapter 8 Benign Proliferative Reactions, Intraepithelial Neoplasia and Invasive Cancer of the Uterine Cervix

    Chapter 9 Glandular Neoplasms of the Uterine Cervix

    Chapter 10 Endometrial Hyperplasia and Carcinoma, Extrauterine Cancer and Unusual Tumors

    Chapter 11 Vulva, Vagina and Anus

    Chapter 12 Peritoneal Washings and Ovary

    Section B Cytology of Other Body Sites

    Chapter 13 Respiratory Tract

    Chapter 14 Alimentary Tract (Oral Cavity, Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine, Colon, Rectum, Anus, Biliary Tract)

    Chapter 15 Urinary Tract

    Chapter 16 Central Nervous System

    Chapter 17 Eye

    Chapter 18 SCytology of Soft Tissue, Bone, and Skin

    Chapter 19 Pleural, Peritoneal, and Pericardial Effusions

    Section C Fine Needle Aspiration of Various Organs and Body Sites

    Chapter 20 Fine-needle Aspiration Biopsy Techniques

    Chapter 21 Imaging Techniques

    Chapter 22 Salivary Glands and Rare Head and Neck Lesions

    Chapter 23 The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology

    Chapter 24 Thyroid

    Chapter 25 Lymph Nodes: Cytomorphology and Flow Cytometry

    Chapter 26 Breast

    Chapter 27 Mediastinum

    Chapter 28 Kidney, Adrenal, and Retroperitoneum

    Chapter 29 Liver

    Chapter 30 Pancreas

    Chapter 31 Pediatric Tumors

    Section D Effects of Therapy on All Body Sites

    Chapter 32 Effects of Therapy on Cytologic Specimens


    Chapter 33 Cytopreparatory Techniques

    Chapter 34 Digital Pathology/Telepathology

    Chapter 35 Automation in Cervical Cytology

    Chapter 36 Immunocytochemistry

    Chapter 37 Molecular Techniques

    Chapter 38 HPV Detection Techniques

    List of Videos for Chapter 21

    21-1a Axial ultrasound imaging of the right thyroid lobe

    21-1b Parasagittal imaging of the right thyroid lob

    21-2a Real time scan of the left thyroid nodule

    21-2b Color Doppler scan of the left thyroid nodule

    21-2c Real time scan of fine-needle aspiration biopsy of nodule

    21-3 Ultrasound-guided aspiration of thyroid cyst

    21-4 Ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy of hypoechoic left thyroid nodule


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