Principles and Practice of Neuropathology

Principles and Practice of Neuropathology

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The thoroughly updated and revised second edition of this highly praised book features new chapters on laboratory methods, neuroimaging and Alzheimer's Disease.
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  • Hardback | 593 pages
  • 221 x 285.5 x 32mm | 2,023.05g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • numerous black and white photographs and line drawings
  • 0195125894
  • 9780195125894

Table of contents

1. Introduction to neuropathology; 2. Elements of CT and MR neuroimaging; 3. Developmental and perinatal neuropathology; 4. Bacterial, fungal, and parasitic diseases of the central nervous system; 5. Viral infections and prion diseases of the central nervous system (excluding retroviral diseases); 6. Neuropathology of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome; 7. Injuries to the brain and spinal cord associated with ischemia; 8. Cerebrovascular disease; 9. Central nervous system trauma; 10. Intoxications and metabolic diseases of the central nervous system; 11. Neurodegenrative diseases (excluding Alzheimer's Disease); 12. Alzheimer's Disease; 13. Diseases of CNS myelin; 14. Introduction to neurooncology; 15. Laboratory methods of brain tumor analysis; 16. CNS tumors; 17. Embryonal tumors of the CNS; 18. Pituitary tumors and related lesions; 19. Tumors of the peripheral nervous system (Including the Craniospinal Nerve Roots); 20. Inherited Tumor Syndromes involving the nervous system; 21. Pathology of non-neoplastic, regional disorders of the spinal cord; 22. Non-neoplastic diseases of the peripheral nervous system; 23. Neuromuscular diseases
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The editors have succeeded in providing a state-of-the-art, concise overview of recent advances in neuropathology in a user-friendly, easy-to-use reference book. Doody's Journal From reviews of the First Edition: Being a concise introduction to the principles of neuropathology is a goal this book accomplishes admirably. Annals of Neurology Unquestionably valuable as a reference text. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine A fine treatise which truly reflects the current knowledge of the discipline with a strong emphasis on morphologic aspects. Brain Pathology An excellent current reference work on neuropathology for practitioners in the various clinical and basic neurosciences. Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology
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