Key Features

  • Contributions from many leading surgical pathologists give you well-rounded, expert answers to any question that you may face.

Table of Contents

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


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About the authors

Noel Weidner

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pathology; Chief, Surgical Pathology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Richard Cote

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Pathology and Urology, University of Southern California, School of Medicine, Kenneth Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA

Saul Suster

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Vice Chair of Pathology, Director of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Pathology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Lawrence Weiss

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair, Division of Pathology, Director, Surgical Pathology, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA Chairman, Division of Pathology