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

5th Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

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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
  11.  

    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
eBook ISBN:
9780702062742
Print ISBN:
9780443068027
Print ISBN:
9780443067976
eBook ISBN:
9781437728750

About the authors

Geraldine O'Dowd

Affiliations and Expertise

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

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

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

William Stewart

Affiliations and Expertise

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