Current Concepts in Cardiovascular Pathology, An Issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics

By

  • Gayle Winters, MD, Brigham & Women's Hospital

Clinically accessible information for pathologists on histology, differential diagnosis, and clinical overview is presented. Topics in this subject on Cardiovascular Pathology include: Examination of the Explanted/Autopsy Heart; Native Valves; Prosthetic Valves; Cardiac Transplant Biopsies; Diagnostic (Native Heart) Biopsies; Aorta; Temporal Arteritis/Vasculitis/Vascular Lesions; Cardiac Tumors; and Cardiac Devices. Each article presents Key Considerations; Pitfalls of working with the particular entity; Differential Diagnosis summaries; Gross and histologic features with clinicopathologic correlates; Complications; Technical considerations; Post transplant biopsy findings where relevant; and Communicating results.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-4930-0