Pathology of the Pancreas, Gallbladder, Extrahepatic Biliary Tract, and Ampullary Region

Publication Year: 2003

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Lack, Ernest E.

Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

ISBN: 978-0-19-513392-9

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As a single comprehensive reference source and full-color atlas, this book covers a wide range of pathology.

Normal anatomy as well as developmental abnormalities are detailed. A variety of non-neoplastic conditions are covered, including transplant pathology, diabetes mellitus and pancreatitis. Neoplasms are emphasized. The difficulties encountered with frozen section diagnosis, cytopathology, and tumor classification systems are addressed. Common and rare conditions of pancreas, gallbladder, extrahepatic biliary tract and ampullary regions are all extensively reviewed. Special attention is paid to clinical features, prognostic factors, biologic behavior and survival. With almost 1,300 color images and over 5,300 references, this treatise is a major contribution to field.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Lack, Ernest E.
ISBN: 978-0-19-513392-9
Specialty:
Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Internal Medicine
Pathology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 608
Illustrations: 1300
Year: 2003

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