Spencer's Pathology of the Lung 2 Part Set with DVDs

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2013-03-11
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Fully rewritten and updated for the cutting-edge 6th edition, Spencer's Pathology of the Lung follows in its predecessors' footsteps as the gold-standard textbook of pulmonary diseases. All recognized diseases of the lungs are discussed and illustrated with extensive, high-quality color images. Each chapter includes practical, clear and concise diagnostic features, including immunohistochemistry, molecular tests and differential diagnoses, while rare entities are discussed and illustrated in detail. This thoroughly reworked edition includes new classification schemes and the latest understanding of the pathophysiology and molecular aspects of a wide range of diseases. Non-neoplastic diseases are presented according to epidemiology, genetics, clinical manifestations, radiographic findings, pathology, cytology, laboratory findings, pathogenesis, differential diagnosis, prognosis and natural history. Neoplasms are discussed according to cell or origin with sections devoted to genetics, molecular findings and clinicopathologic correlations. Written and edited by leading experts in the field, this is an essential resource for practising and trainee pathologists.

Table of Contents

The normal lung: histology, embryology, development, aging and function
Specimen handling and practical considerations Leslie
Congenital abnormalities and pediatric lung diseases, including neoplasms
Bacterial infections of the lung Mark Woodhead, Mary Klassen-Fischer
The pathology of respiratory viral infection
Pulmonary mycobacterial infections
Pulmonary mycotic infections
Parasitic lung disease
Acute lung injury
Interstitial lung diseases
Metabolic and connective tissue disorders
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
Occupational lung disease
Eosinophilic lung disease
Drug and therapy induced lung injury
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diseases of the airways
Vascular pathology in pulmonary hypertension
Pulmonary vasculitis and pulmonary hemorrhage syndromes
The pathology of lung transplantation
The lungs in connective tissue disease
Benign epithelial neoplasms and tumor-like proliferations
Pulmonary preinvasive disease
Epidemiologic and clinical aspects of lung cancer
Lung cancer staging
Immunoperoxidase in the diagnosis of pulmonary tumors
Adenocarcinoma of the lung
Squamous cell carcinoma
Large cell carcinoma and adenosquamous carcinoma of the lung
Salivary gland neoplasms
Neuroendocrine tumors and other neuroendocrine proliferations
Sarcomatoid carcinomas and variants
Mesenchymal and miscellaneous neoplasms
Pulmonary lymphproliferative diseases
Metastases involving the lungs
Diseases of the pleura
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