Offering complete, practical guidance on the evaluation of the surgical pathology specimen, Manual of Surgical Pathology encapsulates the standard operating procedures at Brigham and Women's Hospital, one of the busiest and most respected pathology departments in the world. From a specimen's arrival in the department to preparation of the final report, you'll find step-by-step instructions on specimen processing, tissue handling, gross dissection technique, histological examination, application of special stains, development of a differential diagnosis, and more. The fully revised 4th Edition is an invaluable reference for residents, practicing pathologists, and pathology assistants as a practical, everyday resource for learning proper procedure as well as an excellent guide for board review.
Helps you find information quickly with a user-friendly design, concise paragraphs, numbered lists, and bulleted material throughout the text.
Reflects the latest AJCC staging information, as well as updates throughout on reporting procedures, protocols, and safety.
Offers detailed instructions on the dissection, description, and sampling of specimens, and explains the application of pathology reports to patient management.
Includes new videos demonstrating grossing procedures.
Features dozens of illustrations that demonstrate the gross appearance of common pathologic lesions, and more than 150 tables that examine the interpretation of histochemical stains, immunohisto-chemical studies, electron microscopy findings, cytogenetic changes, and much more.
Examines the specimens from every organ and system as well as bullets, medical devices, and foreign materials.
Includes a chapter on how to avoid frequent errors and pitfalls in pathology specimen processing, and contains useful guidance on operating room consultations, safety, microscope use, and more.
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