Practical Thoracic Pathology: Diseases of the Lung, Heart, and Thymus

Publication Year: 2016

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Burke, Allen P.; Aubry, Marie-Christine; Maleszewski, Joseph J.; Alexiev, Borislav A.; Tavora, Fabio R.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-45-119351-0

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 97

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Formerly titled Practical Cardiovascular Pathology, this is a superbly illustrated, one-volume reference to pathology of the thorax.

More than 1,000 full-color illustrations, tables, and ""practical points"" boxes help you arrive at a diagnosis accurately and efficiently. Ideal for both pathology residents and practicing surgical pathologists, this in-depth resource focuses on illustrated practical diagnosis, including differential diagnosis.

Key features:

- New globally-recognized editors and contributors share their expertise in every area of thoracic pathology.
- The significantly revised cardiac section has been reorganized and rewritten to reflect current treatments and terminology, while retaining its practical approach emphasizing clinical and pathologic correlation.
- Objective coverage includes updated classifications of interstitial lung disease, vascular lung disease, transplant rejection, autoimmune diseases, and carcinomas of the lung, as well as non-epithelial tumors.
- Up-to-date information on the genetics of lung cancer, with a focus on current guidelines for genetic testing and what likely lies ahead.
- Superb coverage of imaging in interstitial lung disease, including explanations of radiologic findings that correlate with pathologic diagnosis.
- Highly useful for residents, community pathologists, forensic pathologists, and academic pathologists, as well as subspecialty pathologists.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Burke, Allen P.; Aubry, Marie-Christine; Maleszewski, Joseph J.; Alexiev, Borislav A.; Tavora, Fabio R.
ISBN: 978-1-45-119351-0
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 1000
Illustrations: 1865
Year: 2016
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 97

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