Practical Surgical Neuropathology: A Diagnostic Approach

Practical Surgical Neuropathology: A Diagnostic Approach : A Volume in the Pattern Recognition Series

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Part of the in-depth and practical Pattern Recognition series, Practical Surgical Neuropathology, 2nd Edition, by Drs. Arie Perry and Daniel J. Brat, helps you arrive at an accurate CNS diagnosis by using a pattern-based approach. Leading diagnosticians in neuropathology guide you from a histological (and/or clinical, radiologic, and molecular) pattern, through the appropriate work-up, around the pitfalls, and to the best diagnosis. Almost 2,000 high-quality illustrations capture key neuropathological patterns for a full range of common and rare conditions, and a "visual index" at the beginning of the book directs you to the exact location of in-depth diagnostic guidance.



Sweeping content updates keep you at the forefront of recent findings regarding pulmonary hypertension, pediatric lung disease, and all major neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of the lung.

A new chapter on Pulmonary Function Testing for Pathologists brings you up to date with relevant aspects of these key tests.



Improved pattern call-outs are now linked directly within the chapter, reinforcing the patterns for more efficient and complete understanding.
A user-friendly design color-codes patterns to specific entities, and key points are summarized in tables, charts, and graphs so you can quickly and easily find what you are looking for.
Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Sweeping content updates.

Patterns call-outs throughout. The patterns described initially in the text will be better linked directly within the chapter, reinforcing the patterns for further understanding.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 752 pages
  • 222 x 281 x 31.75mm | 22,699.58g
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Approx. 1575 illustrations (1500 in full color)
  • 0323449417
  • 9780323449410
  • 607,106

Table of contents

1. Neuropathology Patterns and Introduction

2. Normal Brain Histopathology

3. Intraoperative Consultation and Optimal Processing

4. Neuroradiology: The Surrogate of Gross Neuropathology

5. Integrating molecular diagnostics with surgical neuropathology

6. Diffuse Astrocytic and Oligodendroglial Tumors

7. Non-diffuse Astrocytoma Variants

8. Ependymomas and Choroid Plexus Tumors

9. Other Glial Neoplasms

10. Neuronal and Glioneuronal Neoplasms

11. Pineal Parenchymal Tumors

12. Embryonal Neoplasms of the Central Nervous System

13. Meningiomas

14. Mesenchymal Tumors of the Central Nervous System

15. Tumors of Peripheral Nerve

16. Epithelial, Neuroendocrine, and Metastatic Lesions

17. Lymphomas and Histiocytic Tumors

18. Germ Cell Tumors

19. Melanocytic Neoplasms of the Central Nervous System

20. Histological features of pituitary adenomas and sellar region masses

21. Therapy-Associated Neuropathology

22. Familial Tumor Syndromes

23. Infections and Inflammatory Disorders

24. White Matter and Myelin Disorders

25. Pathology of Epilepsy

26. Vascular and Ischemic Disorders

27. Biopsy Pathology of Neurodegenerative Disorders in Adults
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