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  • 23 b/w illus. 53 colour illus. 23 tables
  • Page extent: 300 pages
  • Size: 155 x 234 mm
  • Weight: 0.665 kg

Paperback

 (ISBN-13: 9780521694599)

Progress in Pathology reviews many aspects of pathology, describing issues of everyday diagnostic relevance and the mechanisms underlying some of these processes. Each volume in the series reviews a wide range of topics and recent advances in pathology of relevance to daily practice, keeping consultants, trainees, laboratory staff and researchers abreast of developments as well as providing candidates for the MRCPath and other examinations with answers to some of the questions they will encounter. Highly illustrated in full colour, topics covered in this volume include: Immunohistochemistry as a diagnostic aid in gynaecological pathology, Drug induced liver injury, Childhood lymphoma, Immune responses to tumours, Post-mortem imaging, Understanding the Human Tissue Act 2004 and much more. Volume 7 of Progress in Pathology will be an essential addition to the shelves and laboratory benches of every practising pathologist.

• Range of topical issues in pathology reviewed by experts • Keeps trainee and practising pathologists abreast of developments in diagnostic issues, evolving techniques and management and ethical issues • Essential reading for candidates preparing for MRCPath examinations • Colour illustrations throughout

Contents

1. The microbiological investigation of sudden unexpected death in infancy J. A. Morris; 2. An overview of childhood lymphoma J. Gupta and K. McCarthy; 3. Assessment of the brain in the hospital consented autopsy W. Stewart and S. F. D. Robinson; 4. The value of immunohistochemistry as a diagnostic aid in gynaecological pathology W. G. McCluggage; 5. The role of the pathologist in the diagnosis of cardiomyopathy: a personal view Sian E. Hughes; 6. Metastatic adenocarcinoma of unknown origin Karin A. Oien, Jayne L. Dennis and T. R. Jeffry Evans; 7. Immune responses to tumours: current concepts and applications Elizabeth J. Soilleux; 8. Post-mortem imaging - an update Richard Jones; 9. Understanding the Human Tissue Act 2004 Victoria Elliot and Adrian Bateman; 10. The multidisciplinary team (MDT) meeting and the role of pathology Sanjiv Manek and Bryan F. Warren; 11. Drug induced liver injury Susan E. Davies and Clare Craig.

Review

'The size and dimensions of the book immediately give the reader a sense of hope in completing the task of reading this text. A look at the contents page provided much of interest … The Progress in Pathology series … successfully combine ideal examination preparation material for trainees with a useful reference resource for established consultants, specialist or otherwise. … Progress in Pathology Volume 7 represents good value for money at £45.' The Bulletin of the Royal College of Pathologists

Contributors

J. A. Morris, J. Gupta, K. McCarthy, W. Stewart, S. F. D. Robinson, W. G. McCluggage, Sian E. Hughes, Karin A. Oien, Jayne L. Dennis, T. R. Jeffry Evans, Elizabeth J. Soilleux, Richard Jones, Victoria Elliot, Adrian Bateman, Sanjiv Manek, Bryan F. Warren, Susan E. Davies, Clare Craig

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