Hematopathology

Hematopathology : Morphology, Immunophenotype, Cytogenetics, and Molecular Approaches

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This comprehensive, full color hematopathology reference book emphasizes immunophenotpic features, cytogenetic studies, and diagnostic molecular aspects. Hematopathology begins with introductions to morphologic evaluation of the hematopoietic tissues and principles of immunophenotyping, cytogenetics and molecular studies followed by chapters dedicated to different types of hematologic disorders. Each chapter starts with a basic overview of hematopathlogy followed by a comprehensive review of immunophenotypic, cytogenetic and molecular findings. The text is balanced with large numbers of full color images, graphs, charts, and tables to assist the reader in understanding these highly technical issues.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 612 pages
  • 220 x 278 x 36mm | 2,018.48g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0123706076
  • 9780123706072
  • 2,129,897

Table of contents

Morphologic Evaluation of Hematopoietic Tisues
Principles of Immunophenotyping
Principles of Karyotyping
Principles of Molecular Studies
Bone Marrow Hypoplasia
Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Myeloproliferative/Myelodysplastic Disorders
Acute Myeloid Leukemias
Acute Lymphoid Leukemias
Acute Leukemias of Ambiguous Lineage
Chronic Lymnphoid Leukemias and Related Disorders
Malignant Lymphomas
Monoclonal Gammopathies
Disorders of Histiocytes and Denditic Cells
Mastocytosis
Constitutional and Non-Neoplastic Granulocytic Reactive Lymphoid Disorders
Disorders of Red Blood Cells
Disorders of Megakaryocytes and Platelets
Bone Marrow Transplantation
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Review Text

"This is a great book for practicing hematologists and medical oncologists as well as trainees and faculty in anatomic and clinical pathology. The writing is crisp, the figures and tables, all in color, are of high quality and informative and the book contains a wealth of information that is not readily available in reference textbooks of hematology, oncology or pathology. I give the book two thumbs up."

-- Robert I. Handin, MD, Senior Physician, Hematology Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

"This book provides both the expert and the novice with the essential materials and didactic support needed to select, understand and interpret critically the vast number cell and tissue analyses now available from hematopathology laboratories. This text takes a commendably practical and clinically oriented approach to understanding the biologic basis of these tests, the technical, biological, and clinical pitfalls involved in their interpretation, and their power in aiding classification, prognostication and treatment selection. This is a very valuable teaching aid and reference volume for advanced students, residents in pathology, hematology oncology fellows, and specialists in blood disorders. The book should also be helpful to basic scientist working in these fields."

--Edward J. Benz, Jr., MD, President, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA

"Hematopathology is a well written and comprehensive text that provides both strong background and specific details regarding hematological malignancies and their diagnosis. The text is easy to read and well organized. There are numerous high quality photomicrographs and comprehensive tables (particularly the cell differentiation molecules table) that complement the text. I particularly liked the background information regarding hematopoietic stem cells, and the practical aspects of the sections describing the principles of flow cytometry, and the techniques employed in karyotyping. This is something you don't often find in many texts."

-- Jeffery L. Kutok, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
"This is a great book for practicing hematologists and medical oncologists as well as trainees and faculty in anatomic and clinical pathology. The writing is crisp, the figures and tables, all in color, are of high quality and informative and the book contains a wealth of information that is not readily available in reference textbooks of hematology, oncology or pathology. I give the book two thumbs up."

-- Robert I. Handin, MD, Senior Physician, Hematology Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

"This book provides both the expert and the novice with the essential materials and didactic support needed to select, understand and interpret critically the vast number cell and tissue analyses now available from hematopathology laboratories. This text takes a commendably practical and clinically oriented approach to understanding the biologic basis of these tests, the technical, biological, and clinical pitfalls involved in their interpretation, and their power in aiding classification, prognostication and treatment selection. This is a very valuable teaching aid and reference volume for advanced students, residents in pathology, hematology oncology fellows, and specialists in blood disorders. The book should also be helpful to basic scientist working in these fields."

--Edward J. Benz, Jr., MD, President, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA

"Hematopathology is a well written and comprehensive text that provides both strong background and specific details regarding hematological malignancies and their diagnosis. The text is easy to read and well organized. There are numerous high quality photomicrographs and comprehensive tables (particularly the cell differentiation molecules table) that complement the text. I particularly liked the background information regarding hematopoietic stem cells, and the practical aspects of the sections describing the principles of flow cytometry, and the techniques employed in karyotyping. This is something you don't often find in many texts."

-- Jeffery L. Kutok, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
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Review quote

"This is a great book for practicing hematologists and medical oncologists as well as trainees and faculty in anatomic and clinical pathology. The writing is crisp, the figures and tables, all in color, are of high quality and informative and the book contains a wealth of information that is not readily available in reference textbooks of hematology, oncology or pathology. I give the book two thumbs up."

-- Robert I. Handin, MD, Senior Physician, Hematology Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

"This book provides both the expert and the novice with the essential materials and didactic support needed to select, understand and interpret critically the vast number cell and tissue analyses now available from hematopathology laboratories. This text takes a commendably practical and clinically oriented approach to understanding the biologic basis of these tests, the technical, biological, and clinical pitfalls involved in their interpretation, and their power in aiding classification, prognostication and treatment selection. This is a very valuable teaching aid and reference volume for advanced students, residents in pathology, hematology oncology fellows, and specialists in blood disorders. The book should also be helpful to basic scientist working in these fields."

--Edward J. Benz, Jr., MD, President, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA

"Hematopathology is a well written and comprehensive text that provides both strong background and specific details regarding hematological malignancies and their diagnosis. The text is easy to read and well organized. There are numerous high quality photomicrographs and comprehensive tables (particularly the cell differentiation molecules table) that complement the text. I particularly liked the background information regarding hematopoietic stem cells, and the practical aspects of the sections describing the principles of flow cytometry, and the techniques employed in karyotyping. This is something you don't often find in many texts."

-- Jeffery L. Kutok, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
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