Essentials of Diagnostic Breast Pathology

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Februar 2007



This abundantly illustrated reference work focuses on the essential information needed by pathologists in order to interpret breast lesions (tumors) appropriately. Particular attention is paid to the diagnostic criteria with systematic analysis of differential diagnoses. Value and limitations of immunohistochemistry as a diagnostic adjunct are demonstrated as well. Using a systematic approach, this book contains the fundamental information required to avoid misinterpreting breast lesions and thus the under or over-treatment of patients.


The Normal Breast.- Specimen Processing.- Fibrocystic Change and Duct Ectasia.- Adenosis.- Intraductal Proliferative Lesions.- Intraductal Papillary Neoplasms.- Lobular Intraepithelial Neoplasia (LIN).- Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma (NOS Type).- Invasive Lobular Carcinoma (ILC).- Special Types of Breast Carcinomas.- Biphasic Tumors.- Disease of the Nipple.- Male Breast Lesions.- Mesenchymal Lesions/Tumors.- Myoepithelial Lesions/Neoplasms.- Miscellaneous Lesions.- Cytopathology of Benign and Malignant Lesions (Selected Topics).- Immunohistochemistry (Selected Topics).


From the reviews:
"The pathologist-in-training and general pathologist will benefit from the addition of Dr Farid Monifar's Essentials of Diagnostic Breast Pathology: A Practical Approach to their personal library. The goal of this 470-page combination text-atlas is to serve as an efficient reference to both educate and update the practicing diagnostician through guiding the processing, microscopic analysis, and clinico-pathologic correlation of a wide spectrum of common and uncommon breast lesions. Monifar uses focused and captioned text describing more than 1100 full-color illustrations to aid in this challenging task." (Giovanna Crisi, Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 298 (15), 2007)
"This is a succinct and practical guide to diagnosis of breast disease with over 1,100 full-color illustrations demonstrating gross, histologic, cytologic, and immunohistochemical findings of common and challenging breast lesions. The text is short and precise and each disease entity is emphasized with case presentations. ... a nice addition to the existing breast pathology books as it stresses specifically the practical diagnostic essentials in breast pathology. ... written for practicing pathologists and pathologists in training who deal with breast pathology on a daily basis." (Fang Fan, Ph.D, MD, Doody's Review Service, March, 2008)
EAN: 9783540451174
ISBN: 354045117X
Untertitel: A Practical Approach. 1128 farbige Abbildungen. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2007
Seitenanzahl: XVI
Format: gebunden
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