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

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

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As a single comprehensive reference source and full-colour 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 colour images and over 5,300 references, this treatise is a major contribution to more

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  • Hardback | 586 pages
  • 223.5 x 286 x 34mm | 2,154.59g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Numerous full colour and black & white illustrations
  • 0195133927
  • 9780195133929

Table of contents

PART I - PANCREAS; 1. Embryology, Anatomy and Function of the Exocrine and Endocrine Pancreas; 2. Congential and Developmental Abnormalities of Pancreas; 3. Cystic Fibrosis and Selected Disorders with Pancreatic Insufficiency; 4. Pancreatitis; 5. Infections, Parasitic and Other Disorders of the Pancreas; 6. Blood Supply, Vascular and Other Abnormalities; 7. Diabetes Mellitus, Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycaemia, and Islet Cell Hyperplasia; 8. Pathology of Pancreatic and Islet Transplanation and Micellaneous Conditions; 9. Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma; 10. Undifferentiated (Anaplastic) Carcinoma and Osteoclast-Like Giant Cell Tumor; 11. Mucinous Cystic and Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms; 12. Solid-Pseudopapillary Epithelial Neoplasm; 13. Serous Cystic Neoplasms; 14. Acinar Cell Carcinoma; 15. Pancreatoblastoma; 16. Pancreatic Endocrine Neoplasms; 17. Primary Tumors and Tumefactive Lesions Along with Tumors Secondarily Involving the Pancreas; PART II - GALLBLADDER; 18. Normal Anatomy of Gallbladder and Cystic Duct Along with Developmental and Other Abnormalities; 19. Cholecystitis, Cholelithiasis and Unusual Infections of the Gallbladder; 20. Trauma, Vascular Abnormalities and Miscellaneous Conditions, Including Transplant-Related Pathology; 21. Tumors of the Gallbladder and Cystic Duct; PART III - EXTRAHEPATIC BILIARY TRACT AND AMPULLARY REGION; 22. Pathology of Extrahepatic Biliary Tract and Ampullary Regionshow more

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I would thoroughly recommend this marvellous book for all pathologists who report upper gastrointestinal specimens. Bulletin of the Royal College of Pathologistsshow more