Wheater's Basic Pathology: A Text, Atlas and Review of Histopathology

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Wheater's Basic Pathology: A Text, Atlas and Review of Histopathology, 5th Edition, by Barbara Young, BSc, Med Sci(Hons), PhD, MB, BChir, MRCP, FRCPA, Geraldine O'Dowd, BSc(Hons), MBChB(Hons), FRCPath and William Stewart, BSc (Hons), MBChB, PhD, DipFMS, FRCPath is a pathology resource that offers a comprehensive introduction to the subject first by covering fundamental pathological processes and then addressing the common diseases encountered in systems pathology. Hundreds of high-quality images illustrate the essential features of pathology and make it easy to make definitive comparisons to your own lab samples, while concise captions enable you to quickly and easily understand key points. New online access via Student Consult further enhances your study of the material with additional valuable content including USMLE-style questions and much more. Wheater's Basic Pathology is an excellent companion resource for users of Wheater's Functional Histology, Wheater's Review of Histology, and Basic Pathology, or Robbins and Cotran Pathology Flash Cards.

Paperback, 348 Pages

Published: December 2009

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06802-7


  • Preface to the fifth edition vii

    Preface to the first edition viii

    Acknowledgements ix

    Dedication x


    1. Introduction 2
    2. Acute inflammation, hearing and repair 12
    3. Chronic inflammation 27
    4. Infections of histological importance 37
    5. Amyloidosis 54
    6. Disorders of growth 59
    7. Dysplasia and neoplasia 65
    8. Atherosclerosis 86
    9. Thrombosis and embolism 95
    10. Infarction 103


    12. Cardiovascular system 112
    13. Respiratory system 126
    14. Gastrointestinal system 140
    15. Liver and pancreaticobiliary system 164
    16. Urinary system 177
    17. Lymphoid and haematopoietic systems 197
    18. Female reproductive system 216
    19. Breast 236
    20. Male reproductive system 246
    21. Endocrine system 254
    22. Skin 266
    23. Bone and soft tissues 281
    24. Nervous system 298

    Appendix 1 -- Notes on commonly used staining methods 316

    Appendix 2 -- Glossary of Pathological Terms 318

    Index 323




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