Wheater's Basic Pathology: A Text, Atlas and Review of Histopathology

5th Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Editors:

  • William Stewart
  • Geraldine O'Dowd
  • Key Features

    • Offers discussions of basic pathological processes as well as coverage of common diseases encountered in systems pathology for a complete review.
    • Includes comprehensive updates, with relevant molecular pathology issues explained in the context of the clinical presentation, the treatment implications, and the underlying pathological processes
    • Presents nearly 650 images of the highest quality that vividly and clearly illustrate the essential features of pathology and enable you to make definitive comparisons to your own lab views.
    • Features concise text that distills basic and complex information into a coherent explanation to help you understand key points quickly and easily.
    • Provides keys to the lettering in images at the bottom of each page, saving you time in reviewing figures.
    • Serves as a companion text to Wheater’s Functional Histology, 5th Edition, offering a comparison of normal histology with the pathological changes in disease.
    • Features a short review section at the end of each chapter covering the key point of the chapter in brief form for the perfect pairing of reference and review.

    Table of Contents

    Preface to the fifth edition vii

    Preface to the first edition viii

    Acknowledgements ix

    Dedication x

    PART 1 BASIC PATHOLOGICAL PROCESSES 1

    1. Introduction 2
    2. Acute inflammation, hearing and repair 12
    3. Chronic inflammation 27
    4. Infections of histological importance 37
    5. Amyloidosis 54
    6. Disorders of growth 59
    7. Dysplasia and neoplasia 65
    8. Atherosclerosis 86
    9. Thrombosis and embolism 95
    10. Infarction 103
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      PART 2 BASIC SYSTEMS PATHOLOGY 111

    12. Cardiovascular system 112
    13. Respiratory system 126
    14. Gastrointestinal system 140
    15. Liver and pancreaticobiliary system 164
    16. Urinary system 177
    17. Lymphoid and haematopoietic systems 197
    18. Female reproductive system 216
    19. Breast 236
    20. Male reproductive system 246
    21. Endocrine system 254
    22. Skin 266
    23. Bone and soft tissues 281
    24. Nervous system 298

    Appendix 1 -- Notes on commonly used staining methods 316

    Appendix 2 -- Glossary of Pathological Terms 318

    Index 323

     

     

    Details

    No. of pages:
    348
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443067976
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781437728750

    About the editors

    William Stewart

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consultant Neuropathologist & Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Department of Neuropathology, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK

    Geraldine O'Dowd

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consultant Diagnostic Pathologist, Lanarkshire NHS Board, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland