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Lung Pathology: A Consultative Atlas and its companion CD complement each other as a novel and substantive approach to teaching the complex elements of pulmonary pathology. They exhibit challenging yet exemplary cases of lung pathology to help the reader understand diagnostic elements of morphology and to work his or her way through tables of differential diagnoses. These cases have been drawn from a 20-yr file of more than 7000 referrals to Dr. Eugene Mark from pathologists throughout the world. This volume introduces the reader to an updated approach developed by Dr. Mark in the interpretation of pulmonary pathology. Principles of this diagnostic approach are illustrated by many challenging cases of human lung pathology, each of which is ill- trated in color on the companion CD. The CD is a presentation of images and descriptive text in the presentation of 263 complicated referral cases of human lung pathology, including both medical and surgical lung disease. The histology of each case is illustrated by three to nine (usually five) color images captured to a personal computer by a state-of-the-art digital camera (Advanced SPOT, Diagnostic Instruments, Inc. ), mounted on a Zeiss Axiophot microscope. These images are representative of the histology seen on the microscopic slides that were sent to Dr. Mark in consultation. The pathology captured by the images is described by the text from Dr. Mark's letters to the referring pathologists.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 604 pages
  • 185 x 260 x 35mm | 1,451.51g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2005 ed.
  • X, 604 p. With CD-ROM.
  • 1588293882
  • 9781588293886

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"...an excellent resource for anyone interested in pulmonary pathology." - Doody's Health Science Book Review Journalshow more

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Learning the diagnostic elements of lung pathology requires not only great familiarity with a wide diversity of cases, but also a sharp eye for analyzing pictorial images. In Lung Pathology: A Consultative Atlas, leading experts offer a novel and substantive approach to the teaching of pulmonary pathology. Drawing on 263 challenging, yet exemplary, referral cases taken from files collected over 20 years by internationally renowned lung pathologist, Dr. Eugene Mark, the authors introduce his state-of-the-art approach to the interpretation of pulmonary pathology. This text includes the primary and/or differential diagnosis and the pertinent histological features of each case, as well as clinical history, when available. Key words or phrases in the text are highlighted and digitally hyperlinked to associated images or regions of interest within those images to assist the readers in their correlation. Novel and user friendly, Lung Pathology: A Consultative Atlas describes a cutting-edge diagnostic approach to pulmonary pathology, describing its principles and demonstrating its application in text and full-color illustrations drawn from 263 difficult cases of human lung pathologies.show more

Table of contents

Section I. Non-Neoplastic Disease Airway Disease Alveolar Disease Interstitial Lung Disease Histological Patterns Consistent With Pulmonary Infectious Disease Granulomatosis Pulmonary Vascular Disease Miscellaneous Pulmonary Disease Non-Neoplastic Pleural Disease Section II. Neoplastic Pulmonary and Pleural Disease Lung Tumors Pleural Tumors Indexshow more

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