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Modern Surgical Pathology

2-Volume Set, Expert Consult - Online & Print

Online and in print, Modern Surgical Pathology, 2nd Edition presents today's most complete, current, and practical assistance in evaluating and signing out surgical specimens. Nearly 3,000 high-quality color pathology images provide a crystal-clear basis for comparison to any sample you see under the microscope. Clinical, gross, microscopic, immunohistochemical, and molecular genetic features are integrated as appropriate for all tumors and tumor-like lesions, addressing all of the investigative contexts relevant to formulating an accurate diagnosis. Full-text online access via Expert Consult enables you to reference the complete contents of the 2-volume set from any computer, perform rapid searches, and follow links to PubMed abstracts for many of the references. Edited by four leading surgical pathologists - Noel Weidner, MD, Richard J. Cote, MD, Saul Suster, MD and Lawrence M. Weiss, MD - with contributions from more than 70 other experts, Modern Surgical Pathology, 2nd Edition delivers the well-rounded, well-organized, richly illustrated, user-friendly guidance you need to efficiently arrive at confident diagnoses for even the most challenging lesions.


Hardbound, 2432 Pages

Published: June 2009

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-3966-2


  • Part I: The Surgical Pathology Laboratory

    1. Gross Room and Specimen Handling
    Lucien E. Nochomovitz

    2. Intraoperative Consultations in Surgical Pathology
    Mahendra Ranchod

    3. The Surgical Pathology Report
    Debra Hawes, Richard J. Cote, Noel Weidner

    4. Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information Systems
    Anil V. Parwani, Eric Schubert, William Gross, John Gilbertson, Michael J. Becich

    5. Immunohistochemistry
    Debra Hawes, Shan-Rong Shi, David J. Dabbs, Clive R. Taylor, Richard J. Cote

    6. Role of Electron Microscopy in Modern Diagnostic Surgical Pathology
    Robert A. Erlandson

    7. Molecular Biology
    Sharon P. Wilczynski

    8. The Essential Quality Improvement and Educational Programs in Surgical Pathology
    Robert R. Rickert

    9. Medicolegal Issues in Surgical Pathology
    David B.Troxel

    Part 2: Head and Neck

    10. Nasal Cavity, Paranasal Sinuses, and Nasopharynx
    Bruce M. Wenig, Mary Richardson

    11. Larynx
    Lester D.R. Thompson

    12. Salivary Glands
    Gary L. Ellis, Paul L. Auclair

    13. Ear and Temporal Bone
    Bruce M. Wenig

    14. Oral Cavity and Jaws
    Noel Weidner, Kurt Matthews, Joseph A. Regezi

    Part 3: Thoracic System

    15. Lung
    Saul Suster, Cesar A. Moran

    16. Serosal Membranes
    Lawrence M. Weiss

    17. Mediastinum
    Saul Suster, Cesar A. Moran

    18. Heart and Blood Vessels
    Allen Burke, Renu Virmani

    Part 4: Breast

    19. Breast
    Noel Weidner

    Part 5: Gastrointestinal Tract

    20. Esophagus
    Christopher A. Moskaluk

    21. Stomach
    David Lewin, Klaus J. Lewin (deceased)

    22. Small Intestine
    David Lewin, Klaus J. Lewin (deceased)

    23. Large Intestine (Colon)
    Robert E. Petras, Wendy Frankel

    24. Appendix
    Norman J. Carr, Leslie H. Sobin

    25. Anus
    David A. Owen

    26. Pancreas
    Ralph H. Hruban, Noriyoshi Fukushima, Robb E. Wilentz

    27. Liver
    M. Kay Washington

    28. Gallbladder and Extrahepatic Bile Ducts
    M. Kay Washington

    Part 6: Urinary Tract and Male Genital System

    29. Non-Neoplastic Kidney
    Sharda G. Sabnis, Michael N. Koss, W.B. Ross, Zdena Pavlova

    30. Renal Neoplasia
    John N. Eble, Liang Cheng

    31. Bladder and Urethra
    Richard J. Cote, Anirban P. Mitra, Mahul B. Amin

    32. Prostate
    David G. Bostwick, Isabelle Meiers

    33. Penis and Scrotum
    Pheroze Tamboli, Antonio L. Cubilla, Mahul B. Amin

    34. Testis and Paratestis Including Spermatic Cord
    Satish K. Tickoo, Pheroze Tamboli, Nancy E. Warner, Mahul B. Amin

    Part 7: Female Reproductive System

    35. Vulva and Vagina
    Juan C. Felix, R. Tucker Burks, Charles A. Amezcua

    36. Cervix
    Juan C. Felix, Thomas C. Wright, Jr., Charles A. Amezcua

    37. Uterus
    Noel Weidner, Michael Peterson

    38. Fallopian Tubes and Broad Ligament
    Noel Weidner, Michael Peterson

    39. Ovaries
    Noel Weidner, Michael Peterson

    40. Gestational Pathology
    Cynthia G. Kaplan

    Part 8: Hematolymphoid System

    41. Lymph Nodes
    Karen L. Chang, Daniel A. Arber, Lawrence M. Weiss

    42. Spleen
    Daniel A. Arber

    43. Bone Marrow
    Daniel A. Arber

    Part 9: Endocrine System

    44. Thyroid and Parathyroid
    Loretta L.Y. Tse, John K.C. Chan

    45. Adrenal Gland
    Lawrence M. Weiss, Sean K. Lau

    Part 10: Soft Tissue and Skeletal System

    46. Soft Tissues
    Lawrence M. Weiss

    47. Joint and Bone Pathology
    Noel Weidner, Grace Y. Lin, Michael Kyriakos

    Part 11: Skin

    48. Inflammatory Skin Conditions
    José Antonio Plaza, Victor G. Prieto

    49. Tumors of the Skin
    Saul Suster, Tai-Yuen Wong, Martin C. Mihm, Jr.

    Part 12: Nervous System

    50. Pituitary
    David R. Hinton, Sylvia L. Asa

    51. Central Nervous System Tumors
    Mahlon D. Johnson, James B. Atkinson

    52. The Molecular and Genetic Basis of Neurodegenerative Diseases
    Thomas A. Tousseyn, Jeffrey P. Simko, David A. Gaskin, Stephen J. DeArmond

    53. Muscle and Nerve Biopsy
    James B. Atkinson, Mahlon D. Johnson, Thomas W. Bouldin, William O. Whetsell, Jr.

    54. Eye and Ocular Adnexa
    Somsiri Sukavatcharin, Narsing A. Rao


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