Biopsy Interpretation of the Prostate

Publication Year: 2014

Edition: 5th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Epstein, Johnathan I.; Netto, George J.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-45-118674-1

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Looking to master the prostate biopsy? Then it’s time to place Biopsy Interpretation of the Prostate prominently on your medical bookshelf.

Under the guidance of top experts, you’ll learn the state-of-the-art, illustrated guide to prostate biopsy pathology interpretation. Authored by the field’s most established experts, you’ll learn to employ the best utilization of H&E microscopy along with the latest immunohistochemical markers in order to deliver accurate, reliable diagnoses.

With access to 350 full-color illustrations you’ll learn firsthand the intricacies and nuances of the full range of benign and malignant prostatic entities. The text will also prime you on how to critically use adjunctive tests to both diagnose limited prostate cancer and avoid overdiagnosing mimickers of prostate cancer.

In addition to improving your diagnostic skills, this book emphasizes the updated Gleason grading system so that you can provide the most accurate prognostication in your biopsy reports.

Feel more confident with challenging prostate biopsies; deliver the best in prostate cancer care by mastering biopsy pathology interpretation.

Key Features:

- Updates on the Gleason Grading System
- Description of new entities
- Updates on the use and pitfalls of immunohistochemistry in diagnosis of adenocarcinoma of the prostate including the use of newer improved markers
- Updates to molecular findings of prostate cancer and its effect on therapy and prognosis

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Epstein, Johnathan I.; Netto, George J.
ISBN: 978-1-45-118674-1
Specialty:
Pathology
Language: English
Edition: 5th Ed.
Pages: 440
Illustrations: 385
Year: 2014

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