Pathologic Basis of Veterinary Disease Expert Consult

Pathologic Basis of Veterinary Disease Expert Consult

6th Edition - May 23, 2016

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  • Author: James Zachary
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323357975
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323357753

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Diagnose and manage diseases using the newest information and research! Pathologic Basis of Veterinary Disease – Expert Consult, 6th Edition provides complete, illustrated coverage of both general pathology and the pathology of organ systems of domestic animals. Addressing species from dogs and cats to pigs and cattle — and many more — this reference describes the lesions and pathogeneses of diseases, how cells and tissues respond to injury, and the interplay of host defense mechanisms with microbes and injurious agents. Updates include the latest scientific advances and diagnostic information. Written by a team of expert contributors, this book includes an Expert Consult website with access to the complete digital book plus thousands of images and guidelines for sample acquisition and for performing a complete necropsy.

Key Features

  • Complete coverage of both general pathology and pathology of organ systems is provided in one convenient resource, and includes the latest information available.
  • Over 20 recognized experts deliver the most relevant information for the practitioner, student, or individual preparing for the American College of Veterinary Pathology board examination.
  • UPDATED content on cellular and organ system pathology includes the latest insights into the science of inflammation, healing, and molecular carcinogenesis, as well as expanded coverage of genetics and disease. 
  • Over 2,100 full-color illustrations include color schematics, flow charts, and diagrammatic representations of disease processes as well as summary tables and boxes, making it easier to understand difficult concepts.
  • Clear, up-to-date explanations of disease mechanisms describe cell, tissue, and organ response to injury and infection.
  • Easy-to-follow organization for each systemic disease chapter includes a brief review of basic principles related to anatomy, structure, and function, followed by congenital and functional abnormalities and discussions of infectious disease responses, helping you apply principles to veterinary practice.
  • Expert Consult website provides the reader with the complete digital text plus: An image collection; guidelines for performing a complete, systematic necropsy and appropriate sample acquisition for all organ systems; a comprehensive glossary; and an appendix of photographic techniques in veterinary pathology.

Table of Contents

  • Part One: General Pathology
    1. Mechanisms and Morphology of Cellular Injury, Adaptation, and Death
    2. Vascular Disorders and Thrombosis
    3. Inflammation and Healing
    4. Mechanisms of Microbial Infections  
    5. Diseases of Immunity
    6. Neoplasia and Tumor Biology
    Part Two: Pathology of Organ Systems
    7. Alimentary System and the Peritoneum, Omentum, Mesentery, and Peritoneal Cavity
    8. Hepatobiliary System and Exocrine Pancreas
    9. Respiratory System, Mediastinum, and Pleurae
    10. Cardiovascular System and Lymphatic Vessels
    11. The Urinary System
    12. Endocrine System
    13. Bone Marrow, Blood Cells, and the Lymphatic System/Lymphoid System
    14. Nervous System
    15. Skeletal Muscle
    16. Bone, Joints, Tendons, and Ligaments
    17. The Integument
    18. Female Reproductive System and Mammae
    19. Male Reproductive System
    20. The Ear
    21. The Eye

Product details

  • No. of pages: 1408
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Mosby 2016
  • Published: May 23, 2016
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323357975
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323357753

About the Author

James Zachary

Affiliations and Expertise

Diplomate, American Colllege of Veterinary Pathologists; Professor of Veterinary Pathology, Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

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