Netter's Illustrated Human Pathology

1st Edition


  • Gerhard Krueger
  • L. Maximilian Buja
    • Print ISBN 9781929007455

    Key Features

    • Beginning with a concise summary of the various pathological processes and diseases, each chapter consists of illustrations of pathological processes and diseases accompanied by concise text aimed at clarifying and expanding the information presented in the illustrations.
    • Incorporates more than 380 Netter images, gross and microscopic photographs
    • Includes numerous tables - a total of 452 figures and 255 slides
    • Offers a superb complement to more comprehensive textbooks of pathology

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1: General Reaction Patterns

    Introduction 1
    Degeneration 2
    Atrophy 3
    Apoptosis and Necrosis 4
    Acute Inflammation 5
    Chronic Inflammation 6
    Immunologic Inflammation: B Cell 7
    Immunologic Inflammation: T Cell 9
    Hypertrophy and Hyperplasia 10
    Dysplasia and Neoplasia 11
    Malignant Tumors 12

    Chapter 2: Cardiovascular System

    Introduction 15
    Congenital Malformations
    Ventricular Septal Defect: Membranous Type 18
    Patent Ductus Arteriosus 19
    Atrial Septal Defects 20
    Atrioventricular Septal Defects 21
    Tetralogy of Fallot 22
    Transposition of the Great Vessels 23
    Tricuspid Atresia 24
    Coarctation of the Aorta 25
    Aortic Atresia and Aortic Valvular Stenosis 26
    Atherosclerosis 27
    Critical Areas of Atherosclerosis 28
    Coronary Heart Disease
    Pathologic Changes in Coronary Artery Disease 29
    Acute and Subacute Myocardial Infarcts 30
    Healed Myocardial Infarcts 31
    Rupture of Myocardial Infarcts 32
    Hypertensive Cardiovascular Disease
    Causes of Hypertension 33
    The Kidneys in Hypertension: Benign and Malignant 34
    The Heart in Hypertension: Concentric Hypertrophy 35
    Heart Failure
    Pathophysiology of Heart Failure 36
    The Kidneys in Congestive Heart Failure 37
    Left-Sided Heart Failure: Eccentric Hypertrophy 38
    Right-Sided Heart Failure: Acute Cor Pulmonale 39
    Right-Sided Heart Failure: Chronic Cor Pulmonale 40
    Diseases of the Aorta
    Aortic Atherosclerosis 41
    Cystic Medial Necrosis of the Aorta 42
    Dissecting Aneurysm of the Aorta 43
    Immunologic Diseases
    Rheumatic Fever 44
    Rheumatic Heart Disease 45
    Chronic Rheumatic Heart Disease 46
    Rheumatic Heart Disease: Mitral Stenosis 47
    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 48
    Myocarditis in Sarcoidosis and Scleroderma 49
    Infections and Other Inflammatory Diseases of the Heart
    Nonbacterial Thrombotic Endocarditis 50
    Infective Endocard


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    About the editors

    L. Maximilian Buja

    Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); Distinguished Teaching Professor, The University of Texas System; Executive Director, The TMC Library; Editor-in-Chief, Cardiovascular Pathology (the official journal of the Society for Cardiovscular Pathology)