Practical Surgical Neuropathology: A Diagnostic Approach - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323449410, 9780323508667

Practical Surgical Neuropathology: A Diagnostic Approach

2nd Edition

A Volume in the Pattern Recognition Series

Authors: Arie Perry Daniel Brat
eBook ISBN: 9780323508667
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323449410
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 15th December 2017
Page Count: 752
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Table of Contents

1. Neuropathology Patterns and Introduction

2. Normal Brain Histopathology

3. Intraoperative Consultation and Optimal Processing

 

4. Neuroradiology: The Surrogate of Gross Neuropathology

  

5. Integrating molecular diagnostics with surgical neuropathology

  

6. Diffuse Astrocytic and Oligodendroglial Tumors

  

7. Non-diffuse Astrocytoma Variants

  

8. Ependymomas and Choroid Plexus Tumors

  

9. Other Glial Neoplasms

  

10. Neuronal and Glioneuronal Neoplasms

  

11. Pineal Parenchymal Tumors

  

12. Embryonal Neoplasms of the Central Nervous System

  

13. Meningiomas

  

14. Mesenchymal Tumors of the Central Nervous System

  

15. Tumors of Peripheral Nerve

  

16. Epithelial, Neuroendocrine, and Metastatic Lesions

  

17. Lymphomas and Histiocytic Tumors

  

18. Germ Cell Tumors

  

19. Melanocytic Neoplasms of the Central Nervous System

  

20. Histological features of pituitary adenomas and sellar region masses

  

21. Therapy-Associated Neuropathology

  

22. Familial Tumor Syndromes

  

23. Infections and Inflammatory Disorders

  

24. White Matter and Myelin Disorders

  

25. Pathology of Epilepsy

  

26. Vascular and Ischemic Disorders

  

27. Biopsy Pathology of Neurodegenerative Disorders in Adults

  


Description

Part of the in-depth and practical Pattern Recognition series, Practical Surgical Neuropathology, 2nd Edition, by Drs. Arie Perry and Daniel J. Brat, helps you arrive at an accurate CNS diagnosis by using a pattern-based approach. Leading diagnosticians in neuropathology guide you from a histological (and/or clinical, radiologic, and molecular) pattern, through the appropriate work-up, around the pitfalls, and to the best diagnosis. Almost 2,000 high-quality illustrations capture key neuropathological patterns for a full range of common and rare conditions, and a "visual index" at the beginning of the book directs you to the exact location of in-depth diagnostic guidance.

Key Features

  • Sweeping content updates keep you at the forefront of recent findings regarding pulmonary hypertension, pediatric lung disease, and all major neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of the lung.

A new chapter on Pulmonary Function Testing for Pathologists brings you up to date with relevant aspects of these key tests.

  • Improved pattern call-outs are now linked directly within the chapter, reinforcing the patterns for more efficient and complete understanding.
  • A user-friendly design color-codes patterns to specific entities, and key points are summarized in tables, charts, and graphs so you can quickly and easily find what you are looking for.
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Details

No. of pages:
752
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323508667
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323449410

About the Authors

Arie Perry Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pathology and Neurological Surgery, Vice Chair Department of Pathology, Director of Neuropathology Division and the Neuropathology Fellowship Program, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Daniel Brat Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor & Vice Chair Translational Programs, Director, Division of Neuropathology, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia