Surgical Pathology Of The Gi Tract, Liver, Biliary Tract, And Pancreas
Publish Date: 2003-11-17
Author: Robert Odze;John Goldblum;James Crawford
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This one-of-a-kind resource brings together all three 'gastrointestinal' organ systems into one textbook of surgical and medical disorders of the GI tract, liver, billiary tract and pancreas. With a strong foundation in morphology, it offers a comprehensive and practical guide to the interpretation of endoscopic biopsies and resection specimens of the alimentary tract and related solid organs. In addition, chapters outline the current clinical approach to management and treatment options, wherever applicable, particularly regarding screening and surveillance recommendations for preneoplastic disorders. You will also find that diseases integrate key pathologic findings with relevant cytologic and genetic information necessary in order to establish an accurate diagnosis.
Emphasizes key histologic features necessary to assist in the identification of diseases based upon evaluation of biopsy and resection specimens.
Information reflects new understanding of the molecular/phenotypic origin of many disorders.
Integrates complementary diagnostic methods such as immunohistochemistry, molecular diagnostics, and cytology with pathologic features.
Discusses the up-to-date and controversial aspects of the hottest topics in the field.
Includes separate chapters on diagnostic cytology of the GI tract, liver, billiary tract and pancreas.
Features the expertise of three renowned specialists and more than 50 distinguished contributors.
Covers the differential diagnosis of most disorders in an algorithmic manner with abundant high quality color photographs.
Organizes disease categories and chapters in a user-friendly manner in order to facilitate quick access to diagnostic features on specific disease entities.