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Sternbergs Diagnostic Surgical Pathology 9780781779425

Sternberg's Diagnostic Surgical Pathology

ISBN/ISSN: 9780781779425
Edition: 5th
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Completely updated, the fifth edition of this standard-setting two-volume reference presents the most advanced diagnostic techniques and the latest information on all currently known disease entities. More than 90 preeminent surgical pathologists offer expert advice on the diagnostic evaluation of every type of specimen from every anatomic site. The fifth edition contains over 4,400 full-color photographs.

This fifth edition provides detailed coverage of the latest developments in the field, including new molecular and immunohistochemical markers for diagnosis and prognosis of neoplasia, improved classification systems for diagnosis and prognosis, the role of pathology in new diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, and the recognition of new entities or variants of entities. Where appropriate updated World Health Organization (WHO) terminology has been employed for tumor diagnosis.

A few of the many specific changes include:
* An update on the serrated adenoma and serrated carcinoma pathway
* Virtually new chapters on salivary gland, larynx, blood vessels, heart, non-melanocytic skin tumors, and placenta
* Complete updates of the lymph node and bone marrow chapters incorporating the new WHO terminology
* An expanded discussion of the molecular biology of thyroid neoplasia

Features include:

  • All full-color illustrations have been color-balanced to dramatically improve image quality.

Doody's Star Rating®
This edition once again provides an authoritative treatise on the diagnosis of conditions which confront the surgical pathologist. This edition remains true to this goal, providing surgical pathologists and their trainees with a practice–oriented compendium that can help them diagnose both neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions.

  • 5 stars
  • score: 100
  • Doody's Core Title: 2.93 (Health Sciences – Surgical Pathology)
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See the excerpt below of an expert review from Doody's Review Service
"The new edition has retained all the attractive features of the previous editions that have made this book so popular with surgical pathologists. It is hard to find another book in which so much knowledge and personal hands-on experience of so many leading pathologists has been so succinctly presented."
Ivan Damjanov, MD
University of Kansas Medical Center

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