Practical Pulmonary Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach

2nd Edition

A Volume in the Pattern Recognition Series

Editors:

  • Kevin Leslie
  • Mark Wick
  • Key Features

    • Accurately identify all major neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of the lungs with this comprehensive, "one-stop" resource whose last edition was named "Medical Textbook of the Year" by the Royal Society of Medicine/Society of Authors in 2005.
    • Easily Grasp important concepts thanks to a consistent presentation of key information on each disease and disorder: etiology pathogenesis clinical features pathologic features differential diagnosis.
    • Apply practical advice and tips from world-recognized experts, including many time-saving diagnostic clues for interpreting difficult specimens.
    • Improve the accuracy and completeness of your pathology reports with relevant clinical background information and ancillary radiographs, summary tables, charts, and graphs to simplify reference and to facilitate "at-a-glance" comparison between entities.

    Table of Contents

    1. Lung Anatomy

    2. Optimal Processing of Diagnostic Lung Specimens

    3. Computed Tomography of Diffuse Lung Diseases and Solitary Pulmonary Nodule

    4. Developmental and Pediatric Lung Disease

    5. Acute Lung Injury

    6. Lung Infections

    7. Chronic Diffuse Lung Diseases

    8. Non-neoplastic Pathology of the Large and Small Airways

    9. Pneumoconioses

    10. Pulmonary Vasculitis and Pulmonary Hemorrhage

    11. Pulmonary Hypertension

    12. Pathology of Lung Transplantation

    13. Neuroendocrine Neoplasms of the Lung

    14. Sarcomas and Sarcomatoid Neoplasms of the Lung and Pleura

    15. Pulmonary Pathology: Hematolymphoid Disorders

    16. Non-neuroendocrine Carcinomas (Excluding "Sarcomatoid" Carcinoma) and Salivary Gland Analogue Tumors of the Lung

    17. Metastatic Tumors in the Lung: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis

    18. Pseudoneoplastic Lesions of the Lungs and Pleura

    19. Benign and borderline tumors of the lungs and pleura

    20. Malignant and Borderline Mesothelial Tumors of the Pleura

    Appendix: Miscellaneous Distinctive Histopathologic Findings

    Index

     

    Details

    No. of pages:
    864
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2011
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416057703
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323247580

    About the editors

    Kevin Leslie

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consultant and Professor of Anatomic Pathology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdfale, AZ

    Mark Wick

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Pathology, Division of Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA Professor & Associate Director of Surgical Pathology Director of Diagnostic Immunohistology