Cells, Tissues, and Disease

Cells, Tissues, and Disease : Principles of General Pathology

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This book provides an up-to-date and thorough introduction to general pathology. Disease processes are explained in the light of malfunctions at the cellular level, offering a rich understanding of the clinical correlates of all aspects of fundamental cellular physiology and basic biomedicine. The book has been fully revised and updated for this Second Edition, to present a current but deep understanding of disease states at the cell and tissue levels. It includes major sections on cellular pathology, inflammation, immunopathology, vascular disturbance, and tumour biology.show more

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  • Hardback | 1005 pages
  • 226.1 x 281.9 x 48.3mm | 3,220.54g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • numerous colour and black and white illustrations and numerous line figures
  • 0195140907
  • 9780195140903

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Table of contents

INTRODUCTION ; PART I: CELLULAR PATHOLOGY ; 1. The long road to the elementary patient ; 2. Cellular adaptations ; 3. Symptoms of cellular disease: Intracellular accumulations ; 4. Pathology of the organelles ; 5. Cell injury and cell death ; 6. Pathologic calcification ; 7. Extracellular pathology ; PART II: INFLAMMATION ; 8. Introduction to inflammation ; 9. Inflammation: The actors and their language ; 10. The four cardinal signs of inflammation ; 11. Leukocytes called to action: Steps to Phagocytosis ; 12. The inflammatory exudate ; 13. Chronic inflammation ; 14. Wound healing ; 15. General effects of local injury and inflammation ; 16. Variations and aberrations of the inflammatory response ; PART III: IMMUNOPATHOLOGY ; 17. Hypersensitivity reactions ; 18. Pathology of transplantation ; 19. Autoimmune disease ; 20. Immunosuppression ; PART IV: VASCULAR DISTURBANCES ; 21. Disturbances of fluid exchange ; 22. Hemostasis and thrombosis ; 23. Obstacles to blood flow ; 24. Ischemia and shock ; PART V: TUMORS ; 25. Tumors: Names and personalities ; 26. Anatomy and biology of tumors ; 27. Tumor aggression ; 28. The causes of tumors ; 29. Genes and tumors ; 30. Antitumor defences ; 31. The reversibility of tumors ; 32. Epidemiology of human cancer ; 33. What is a tumor? ; 34. Tumors as a clinical problemshow more

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