◾Integrates anatomy, clinical presentation and investigations, surgical considerations, pathology and clinically appropriate dissection and reporting of surgical histopathology specimens
◾Provides both a reference text and a bench-based handbook
◾Includes revised cancer datasets in light of TNM 8
◾Reflects the integrated multidisciplinary approach taken to contemporary patient management
Covering anatomical, clinical, pathological and laboratory aspects of surgical histopathology specimens, this revised, updated third edition relates specimen dissection and its clinical context to relevant histopathology reports, and therefore a more comprehensive patient prognosis and management is possible.
This book explains pathological and clinical terminology, including a glossary of clinical request form abbreviations. A standardised step-wise approach to specimen handling is illustrated with simple line diagrams and highlights essentials of the histopathology report, relating them to appropriate specimen dissection. The integrated multidisciplinary team approach taken to the modern clinical management of patients is reflected by correlating patient presentation, diagnostic and staging investigations with histopathology specimens. Current WHO and TNM tumour classifications are referenced.
Histopathology Specimens: Clinical, Pathological and Laboratory Aspects, Third Edition will be of educative value and act as a reference tool for the medical undergraduate student, medical trainee in histopathology and the biomedical scientist, and as a useful aide memoire for the histopathology consultant.
Derek C. Allen, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, UK
R. Iain Cameron, Altnagelvin Hospital, Western Health and Social Care Trust, Londonderry, UK