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Ma: Hemophilia and Hemostasis
By Alice D. Ma, Harold R. Roberts and Miguel A. Escobar
2012 (2nd ed), 238 pages, $107 list
There is a general need amongst healthcare professionals for practical advice on the management of patients with bleeding disorders. This book is an essential resource for all those working in the fields of coagulation, hemostasis and thrombosis. It covers the major cases one might encounter in diagnosing, managing and treating hemophilia and hemostasis. It provides a practical and informative guide to the broad range of topics concerning both bleeding and clotting disorders. The book is divided into major chapter sections depending on the type of bleeding disorder it fits into. Each chapter includes a brief overview of the disorder covering: history of the disorder; molecular basis of the disorder; class presentation; genetics; current laboratory tests and monitoring. Cases associated with each disorder are presented alongside practical questions and answers from a wide range of contributors. As practice can vary from center to center, controversial areas are clearly marked and discussed throughout.
Macey: Flow Cytometry: Principles and Applications
By Marion Macey
2010 (1st ed), 304 pages, $124 list
Flow cytometry forms an integral part of both basic biological research and clinical diagnosis in pathology. This straightforward new volume provides a clear, easy-to-read, and practical manual for both clinicians and non-clinicians at all levels of their careers. The chapter topics range from basic principles to more advanced subjects, such as apoptosis and cell sorting. The book charts the history, development and basic principles of flow cytometry.
MacFarlane: Skin Cancer Management: A Practical Approach
By Deborah MacFarlane
2009 (1st ed), 500 pages, 431 illus, $99 list
The incidence of skin cancer continues to rise, as do the challenges physicians face in treating the growing population of skin cancer patients. Skin Cancer Management: A Practical Approach addresses the spectrum of skin cancers from the precancerous to the inoperable. A wide selection of medical treatments and surgical procedures are described in detail and supplemented with an abundance of full-color figures. Numerous case studies help to illustrate the various techniques. Additional highlights of the book include a discussion of potential complications and their management in each chapter; boxed insets that emphasize the most important clinical facts; and one-of-a-kind chapters on radiologic imaging of head and neck skin cancer, management of skin cancer in skin of color, and intralesional and perilesional treatment of skin cancers.
Mackinnon: Pediatric Neoplasia
By Alexander Mackinnon Jr.
2012 (1st ed), 276 pages, $209 list
Pediatric Neoplasia: Advances in Molecular Pathology and Translational Medicine presents many of the major, relevant advances in molecular pathology that are occurring in the field of pediatric oncology and will serve as a useful overview for resident and attending physicians as well as scientists interested in understanding the molecular pathology of pediatric cancer in the context of clinical medicine. Chapters are based upon organ systems, and each is written by an expert or pair of experts in their field with subspecialty training and extensive clinical experience. Each chapter describes a variable number of tumors and includes an overview of the classification system and clinicopathological characteristics of each tumor. This is followed by a discussion of the molecular pathology relevant to a specific tumor, including specific molecular markers of the tumors, methods used for diagnosis or clinical management, clinical significance of the markers, and if appropriate, a description or discussion of current activities in translational research or issues that need to be addressed in the future. Pediatric Neoplasia: Advances in Molecular Pathology and Translational Medicine will be of great value to pathologists, oncologists, hematologists, internal medicine and pediatric specialists, as well as pharmaceutical professionals and translational and clinical researchers.
Mackowiak: Post-Mortem: Solving History's Great Medical Mysteries
By Philip Mackowiak
2007 (1st ed), 350 pages, $30 list
Their lives changed history. Their deaths were mysteries, until now! Post-Mortem: Solving History's Great Medical Mysteries by Philip A. Mackowiak, MD, FACP, examines the controversial lives and deaths of 12 famous men and women. Post-Mortem answers vexing questions such as: Was Alexander the Great a victim of West Nile virus? What caused the gruesome final illness of King Herod? Was Joan of Arc mentally ill during her heresy trial? Could syphillis have made Beethoven deaf? Did Edgar Allan Poe drink himself to death? This new book also investigates the mysterious deaths of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten, the Greek statesman and general Pericles, the Roman Emperor Claudius, Christopher Columbus, Mozart, Florence Nightingale, and Booker T. Washington. Post-Mortem traces 3,500 years of medical history from the perspective of what contemporary physicians thought about the diseases of their renowned patients and how they might have treated them. It follows the case history format of today's clinical pathologic conferences, describing the characteristics of the illnesses in question, and bringing to life the medical history, social history, family history, and physical examination of their famous victims. Post-Mortem then sifts through the medical evidence, testing a wide range of diagnostic theories against the known facts and today's best scientific research, to arrive at the diagnosis most consistent with the illness described in the historic record.
MacLennan: Atlas of Genitourinary Pathology
By Gregory MacLennan
2011 (1st ed), 578 pages, $239 list
A single source of information about pathologic lesions of the adrenal, the urinary tract, and the male genital system, minimizing the need to consult numerous texts of limited scope, this book contains gross photos and photomicrographs of virtually every pathologic entity, and variants of those entities. The book is lavishly illustrated with images accompanied by text that explains the visual images, highlighting key diagnostic features and providing brief but helpful discussions of the differential diagnosis.
Madea: Handbook of Forensic Medicine
By Burkhard Madea
2014 (1st ed), 1312 pages, $380 list
Forensic Medicine encompasses all areas in which medicine and law interact. This book covers diverse aspects of forensic medicine including forensic pathology, traumatology and violent death, sudden and unexpected death, clinical forensic medicine, toxicology, traffic medicine, identification, haemogenetics and medical law. A knowledge of all these subdisciplines is necessary in order to solve routine as well as more unusual cases.
Maertens: Diagnosis of Fungal Infections
By Johan Maertens and Kieren A Marr
2007 (1st ed), 424 pages, $200 list
Analyzing a key cause of infectious morbidity in immunosuppressed and immunocompromised patients, this source spans the most recent strategies to improve and expedite the diagnosis, identification, and treatment of fungal infections. With authoritative contributions from experienced clinicians in the field, this reference tracks developments in imaging, susceptibility testing, and strain typing to combat these conditions in transplant, surgical, oncology, and intensive care units.
Magi-Galluzzi: Genitourinary Pathology: Practical Advances
By Cristina Magi-Galluzzi and Christopher G. Przybycin
2015, 533 pages, $237 list
This book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of the genitourinary tumor pathology field and the most contemporary insights regarding specimen submission, histologic morphology, immunohistochemistry, and molecular studies useful in the diagnosis of genitourinary neoplasms. Discussion of the clinical implications of pathological findings is contributed by renowned clinicians in the field. This handsome volume guides the reader through the intricacies of genitourinary tumor pathology, diagnosis, reporting, and prognosis. Written by experts in the field, Genitourinary Pathology: Practical Advances is of great value to anatomic pathologists, urologists, fellows in genitourinary pathology, as well as upper level residents training in pathology.
Magnani: Clinical Toxicology Testing: A Guide for Laboratory Professionals
By Barbarajean Magnani
2012 (1st ed), 304 pages, $95 list
Clinical Toxicology Testing: A Guide for Laboratory Professionals is a practical guide to setting up, overseeing, and directing hospital toxicology laboratory operations. The book focuses on the complex issues facing the laboratory director or pathologist in this role, as well as those in training in the field of laboratory medicine. It addresses not only pharmacological principles, testing menus, and methodologies, but also clinical test interpretation for specialized areas such as the emergency department, the pain clinic, and the autopsy suite. In addition, it serves as an introduction to such topics as workplace drug testing and relevant regulatory issues. It provides the reader with a comprehensive view of what is needed—and expected—when offering a clinical toxicology service.
Mahmoudi: Challenging Cases in Allergic and Immunologic Diseases of the Skin
By Massoud Mahmoudi
2010 (1st ed), 350 pages, 91 illus, $90 list
Challenging Cases in Allergic and Immunologic Diseases of the Skin offers clinicians a wide range of challenging cases that are certain to provide hours of thoughtful and instructive review. Using a case study format and including excellent quality color images, Challenging Cases in Allergic and Immunologic Diseases of the Skin consists of five parts and 20 chapters. The chapters cover such areas as allergic rhinitis, allergic diseases of the eye, drug-induced urticaria, cosmetic allergy, drug allergy, latex allergy, atopic dermatitis, vasculitis, and a range of other commonly seen disorders of the skin.
Mahon: Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology
By Connie Mahon, Donald Lehman, and George Manuselis Jr.
2014 (5th ed), 1,096 pages, $110 list
Providing a reader-friendly "building-block" approach to the essentials of diagnostic microbiology, this accessible, full-color text helps you develop the problem-solving skills necessary for success in the clinical setting. This updated edition has new content on nanomedicine and HIV/AIDS and the immunocompromised patient, including the latest information on prevention, treatment modalities, and CDC guidelines. Updated photos offer new examples of automated lab instruments, while case studies, review questions, and learning objectives present information in an easy-to-learn way.
Maio: Botulinum Toxin in Aesthetic Medicine
By Mauricio Maio
2009 (1st ed), 138 pages, 151 illus, $120 list
Written by two renowned international experts, this book gives a brilliant overview of the use of botulinum toxin A in aesthetic medicine, including patient selection and evaluation, as well as rules and requirements.
Mais: Practical Clinical Pathology
By Daniel Mais
2013 (1st ed), 480 pages, $239 list
A comprehensive and up to date working review of clinical pathology.
Mais: Quick Compendium of Clinical Pathology
By Daniel Mais
2007 (2nd ed), 484 pages, 69 illus, $145 list
Quick Compendium of Clinical Pathology is the standard bearer. This second edition adds relevant information to the ever-changing field of laboratory medicine. This book is clinical pathology digested, concisely expressed, and thoroughly updated. It is indispensable for those seeking clinical pathology certification or recertification.
Mai: The Human Nervous System
By Juergren Mai
2011 (3rd ed), 1428 pages, $250 list
The previous two editions of the Human Nervous System have been the standard reference for the anatomy of the central and peripheral nervous system of the human. The work has attracted nearly 2000 citations, demonstrating that it has a major influence in the field of neuroscience. The third edition is a complete and updated revision, with new chapters covering genes and anatomy, gene expression studies, and glia cells. The book continues to be an excellent companion to the Atlas of the Human Brain, and a common nomenclature throughout the book is enforced. Physiological data, functional concepts, and correlates to the neuroanatomy of the major model systems (rat and mouse) as well as brain function round out the new edition.
Mais: Quick Compendium of Molecular Pathology
By Daniel D Mais and Mary Nordberg
2008 (3rd ed), 320 pages, $125 list
This new quick compendium provides an accessible review of genetics, genetic diseases, and diagnostic molecular pathology. Practicing general pathologists, with relatively little effort, will understand the nuts and bolts and most current practices of this burgeoning field.
Maksem: Endometrial Cytology with Tissue Correlations
By John Maksem
2009 (1st ed), 232 pages, 164 illus, $60 list
This volume highlights endometrial cytology as an effective method for ensuring endometrial normalcy and discovering and diagnosing malignant and premalignant states. Endometrial Cytology with Tissue Correlations covers the background, collection technique, diagnostic criteria and pitfalls, as well as reliability of endometrial cytology.
Male: Immunology
By David Male
2012 (8th ed), 482 pages, 190 illus, $65 list
Immunology, 8th Edition makes it easy for you to learn all the basic and clinical concepts you need to know for your courses and USMLEs. This medical textbook's highly visual, carefully structured approach makes immunology simple to understand and remember.
Malpica: Biopsy Interpretation of the Uterine Cervix and Corpus
By Anais Malpica and Elizabeth Euscher
2015 (2nd ed), 368 pages, $161 list
Part of the comprehensive Biopsy Interpretation Series, the second edition of Biopsy Interpretation of the Uterine Cervix and Corpus provides an easy-to-follow, practical approach to normal histology, non-neoplastic conditions, and neoplasia of the cervix and uterine body. Focusing on the most common biopsies, this up-to-date bench reference emphasizes morphologic features and immunohistochemistry in the diagnostic material, with close attention paid to differential diagnosis, including benign mimics of tumors.
Mang: Manual of Aesthetic Surgery
By Werner Mang
2010 (2nd ed), 656 pages, 549 illus, $399 list
This second edition of the Manual of Aesthetic Surgery, in a single-volume format, has been extensively revised to include a variety of new and interesting techniques. The result is a comprehensive book that clearly describes and depicts procedures currently used in aesthetic plastic surgery, with the aid of unsurpassed instructive drawings and high-quality pre- and postoperative photographs.
Mann: Handbook of Dermatology: A Practical Manual
By Margaret Mann
2009 (1st ed), 320 pages, 250 illus, $55 list
Because dermatology is a complex visual specialty that mixes medical and surgical approaches to management, trainees need fast access to a wide range of material. This concise new reference uses tables, algorithms, protocols, guidelines, and staging and scoring systems to present succinct guidance on best-practice patient care. Structured around three components -- medical, surgical, and pharmacological -- the book consolidates the core Board exam information residents most often look up. Handbook of Dermatology: A Practical Manual was road-tested as it was developed to ensure usefulness for dermatology residents, dermatologists, and family physicians.
Marchevsky: Evidence Based Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
By Alberto Marchevsky and Mark Wick
2012 (1st ed), 375 pages, 137 illus, $219 list
Focusing on practical, patient related issues, this volume provides the basic concepts of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) as they relate to Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and presents various practical applications. It includes EBM concepts for use in the identification of cost-effective panels of immunostains and other laboratory tests and for improvement of diagnostic accuracy based on the identification of selected diagnostic features for particular differential diagnosis. EBM concepts are also put forth for use in Meta-analysis to integrate the results of conflicting literature reports and use of novel analytical tools such as Bayesian belief networks, neural networks, multivariate statistics and decision tree analysis for the development of new diagnostic and prognostic models for the evaluation of patients. This volume will be of great value to pathologists who will benefit from the concepts being promoted by EBM, such as levels of evidence, use of Bayesian statistics to develop diagnostic and other rules and stronger reliance on "hard data" to support therapeutic and diagnostic modalities.
Marchevsky: Intraoperative Consultation: A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology
By Alberto Marchevsky, Bonnie Balzer and Fadi Abdul-Karim
2014, 384 pages, $179 list
This new volume in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology Series is a highly practical and easy-to-use medical reference book for effectively approaching intraoperative consultations. Ideal for practicing pathologists and their surgical colleagues, it describes the most efficient way to handle specimens, how to focus on the differential diagnosis, and the best methods for reporting findings.
Marchevsky: Pathology of the Mediastinum
By Alberto Marchevsky
2014 (1st ed), 440 pages, 650 illus, $179 list
This book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date review of the pathology of the neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases that occur in the mediastinum. The pathologic and relevant clinical features are discussed, and detailed diagnostic criteria for various diseases are given, along with information about the most relevant laboratory tests. The features of thymomas, thymic carcinomas, neuroendocrine carcinomas and germ cell tumors are discussed in detail, including the utilization of immunostains and other ancillary tests in diagnosing these diseases. An algorithmic approach to the differential diagnosis of mediastinal lymphomas is given, and a novel clinico-pathologic classification helps readers diagnose and treat thymomas. Cardiac lesions, mesothelioma and other intrathoracic lesions are also reviewed.
Marcus: Lymphoma: Pathology, Diagnosis, and Treatment
By Robert Marcus, John W. Sweetenham, Michael E. Williams
2014 (2nd ed), 319 pages, $140 list
Major advances have occurred in the diagnosis and treatment of lymphoma in recent years. Our understanding of the molecular biology and genetics of the disease has increased exponentially, and significant imaging developments have resulted in earlier and more accurate diagnosis. The new edition of this landmark text places these advances in the context of daily clinical practice. Each chapter has been updated to reflect recent developments, including new treatment agents such as immunomodulatory drugs and the next generation of antibodies, and the increasing prognostic role of PET scanning. Results from recent large-scale clinical trials are presented, and pathology and cytogenetics are integrated into discussion of each disease entity, enabling the reader to review all the key diagnostic information in one place. Featuring many color illustrations, and written and edited by leading authorities in the field, Lymphoma provides all the information you need to diagnose and manage these complex disorders.
Margioris: Adrenal Disorders
By Andrew Margioris
2010, 416 pages, $199 list
In Adrenal Disorders, a panel of distinguished physicians and researchers select the most relevant new findings and integrate them into the existing body of clinical knowledge on adrenal pathologies. The book includes important reviews of disturbances in cortisol homeostasis, and new concepts regarding adrenal tumors and hereditary adrenal diseases. Also discussed are mineralocorticoids and the syndromes of mineralocortoid excess and aldosterone synthase deficiency. Authoritative and insightful, Adrenal Disorders provides physicians and scientists with a comprehensive, state-of-the-art practical guide to the devastating diseases of the adrenals that are so often difficult to diagnose and treat.
Marghoob: An Atlas of Dermoscopy
By Ashfaq Marghoob
2012 (2nd ed), 384 pages, 1500 illus, $340 list
Building on a successful first edition, this revised and extended Atlas of Dermoscopy demonstrates the state of the art of how to use dermoscopy to detect and diagnose lesions of the skin, with a special emphasis on malignant skin tumours. With well over 1,500 photographs, drawings, and tables, the book has extensive clinical correlation with dermoscopic images, so readers can appreciate the added benefits of dermoscopy by comparing the clinical morphology seen with the naked eye with the corresponding dermoscopic morphology; extensive illustrations from the image collections of internationally recognized experts, who have years of experience refining their techniques; and extensive schematic drawings to help readers single out the key structures and patterns to recognize in the dermoscopic images.
Marx: Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
By Sook-Bin Woo
2012 (1st ed), 464 pages, 1600 illus, $183 list
This award-winning clinical text covers the vast array of conditions that oral and maxillofacial surgeons need to be prepared to identify and treat, ranging from common reactive disorders to carcinoma to rare salivary gland neoplasms to malignancies of bone. In addition to its clinical presentation, each disease entity includes its pathogenesis, differential diagnosis, diagnostic work-up, histopathology, treatment, and prognosis, offering the reader the complete context necessary for understanding and managing it. This updated two-volume edition includes several new disease entities, the latest information on recognizing and treating previously described conditions, and new clinical images and cases that better portray the clinical presentation and/or treatment of specific diseases. Significant additions include the section on bisphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis of the jaws (BIONJ), which includes over 50 new images and outlines the complete staging and treatment for both oral and intravenous BIONJ, and the incorporation of new reconstructive techniques using recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein, stem cell concentrates, and tissue-engineering principles where appropriate. An essential reference for any oral and maxillofacial surgeon or resident.
Massi: Histological Diagnosis of Nevi and Melanoma
By Guido Massi and Philip LeBoit
2013, 750 pages, 768 illus, $279 list
The interpretation of melanocytic tumors represents probably the most difficult task in the field of dermatopathology. The second edition of this text and atlas depicts a broad range of the most important and most challenging melanocytic lesions. Each individual case is illustrated with at least three high-quality color photographs and is commented on at length, highlighting the diagnostic clues. The goal of the authors is to assist the ordinary pathologist in making a precise workable diagnosis in their daily practice. They achieve this by providing simple criteria that will serve as a sound basis for an unequivocal diagnosis of either a benign or a malignant melanocytic neoplasm. The reader will find Histological Diagnosis of Nevi and Melanoma to be an invaluable guide to correct diagnosis even in difficult or rare cases.
Masterpol: Atlas of Essential Dermatopathology
By Kasia Masterpol
2013 (1st ed), 150 illus, 174 illus, $139 list
Dermatopathology often presents considerable difficulty for the dermatologist in training when defining the subtle differences in the appearance of various conditions. This Atlas of Essential Dermatopathology is based on materials developed during dermatopathology teaching signout at the Massachusetts General Hospital and replicates the experience at the microscope. It contains numerous hand drawn sketches and tables plus stunning histological images to describe the appearances of common dermatologic conditions. Each chapter is brief and focuses on the main learning points. Tables of special stains, immunohistochemical markers and a glossary of terms are also included to broaden the reader’s experience. The content is based on the most frequently encountered processes in the MGH Dermatopathology Unit; it is not intended to be comprehensive but rather an outline and atlas of the essentials in diagnostic dermatopathology. This book will therefore be an indispensable primer for trainees of all levels – students and residents alike – in dermatology and pathology.
Matshes: Medicolegal Neuropathology
By Evan Matshes
2014 (1st ed), 550 pages, 750 illus, $230 list
With expanded sections and added photographs and illustrations, this second edition reference demonstrates and explains many neuropathologic findings to help investigators of sudden and unexpected death integrate their own findings into the total case context. This new edition features more in-depth discussion of the subject matter, atlas photos, expanded discussion of natural disease topics, new sections on how and why to examine the central nervous system, and new information on normal human neuroanatomy.
Matthews: DNA Repair of Cancer Stem Cells
By Lesley A Mathews, Stephanie M Cabarcas, Elain Hurt
2012, 184 pages, $189 list
The existence of ‘cancer stem cells’ (CSCs) has been a topic of heated debate for the last few years within the field of cancer biology. Their continuous characterization in a variety of solid tumors has lead to an abundance of evidence supporting their existence. CSCs are believed to be responsible for resistance against conventional treatment regimes of chemotherapy and radiation, ultimately, leading to metastasis and patient demise. To help aid clinicians, pharmaceutical companies and academic labs investigating how to better kill these highly aggressive cells we have summarized the DNA repair mechanism(s) and their role in the maintenance and regulation of both normal and cancer stem cells. Our book represents a comprehensive investigation into the highly effective DNA repair mechanisms of CSCs and what we need to understand in order to develop more advanced therapies to eradicate them from patients. Currently, there are no other published works entirely on DNA repair and Cancer Stem Cells. In addition, our book provides a comprehensive overview of CSC isolation and characterization from a variety of solid tumor types.
Mazabraud: Pathology of the bone tumours
By Andre Mazabraud
2012 (1st ed), 572 pages, 1100 illus, $99 list
This book deals with the pathologic diagnosis of malignant and benign bone tumors. The final chapters are devoted to extra-skeletal skeletogenic tumors and pseudo-tumoral lesions that may be confused with true tumors. To emphasis the indissoluble nature of the anatomic and clinical relations, the discussions are preceded by one or two clinical cases. The author imparts his personal experience without ignoring the material in the literature on the subject. Over 1100 radiographic and histologic illustrations. The references mention recent studies but also review the classical studies leading to definition of the various disease entities. The chief differential diagnoses and the pitfalls to be avoided are reviewed in an insert at the end of each chapter.
McCann: Haematology: Clinical Cases Uncovered
By Shaun McCann
2009 (2nd ed), 200 pages, $51 list
With over 20 real patient cases and outcomes, this title in the Clinical Cases Uncovered series is designed to help students and junior doctors learn how to recognise and understand significant diseases in haematology. Each case covers the history taking, examination, investigations and management of a particular disease, with question and answer sections to tie in the underlying basic and clinical science and help build further knowledge and understanding. At the end of each case there is a review to consolidate learning with a self-assessment section containing MCQs, EMQs and SAQs. Including colour blood films, haematology slides and patient photos throughout to reinforce learning, understanding and investigative skills, Haematology: Clinical Cases Uncovered helps prepare for life on the wards.
McCarthy: Pathology of Bone and Joint Disorders Print and Online Bundle
By Edward F. McCarthy and Frank Frassica
2014 (2nd ed), 381 pages, $158 list
This practical book covers all aspects of diseases of bones and joints in one easily readable volume. Richly illustrated in color with abundant photographs and diagrams, each disease category includes a short introduction, discussion of clinical, radiographic and pathologic features, and treatment suggestions. Fully updated throughout, this new edition discusses the molecular genetics of orthopedic diseases and new imaging modalities such as the PET scan. Newly clarified entities are included, such as failure of metal-on-metal hip prostheses, osteonecrosis of the jaw, atypical femoral fractures, and rapidly destructive hip arthrosis.
McCluggage: Cellular Pathology of Glandular Lesions and Uncommon Neoplasms of the Cervix
By Glenn McCluggage, John Tidy and John Smith
2015, 187 pages, 155 illus, $159 list
This book provides a comprehensive account of the cellular pathology of glandular lesions and uncommon neoplasms of the cervix and places these in a contemporary clinical context. The book features comprehensive, detailed descriptions and a consistent approach to each tumor or tumor-like condition with clear color illustrations. Cytological/histological correlation is emphasised and diagnostic pitfalls are highlighted.
McCullough: Transfusion Medicine
By Jeff McCullough
2012, 608 pages, $85 list
Transfusion Medicine offers a concise, clinically focused and practical approach to this important area of medicine. This well-known handbook presents the experience of a world leader in the field of blood banking and transfusion therapy. Transfusion Medicine offers complete guidance on the full range of topics from donor recruitment, blood collection and storage, to testing and transfusing blood components, complications and transmissible diseases, as well as cellular engineering, therapeutic apheresis, and the role of hematopoietic growth factors.
McLean: Tumors of the Eye and Ocular Adnexa (Vol 12)
By Ian W. McLean, Miguel N. Burnier, Lorenz E. Zimmerman and Frederick A. Jakobiec
1995, 322 pages, $56 list
This monograph offers a comprehensive review of the wide variety of tumors that occur in the eyelid, conjunctiva, retina, uveal tract, lacrimal gland and sac, orbit, and optic nerve. Over the four decades since publication of the First Series fascicle on this subject considerable advances have been made concerning the pathology, immunohistochemistry, molecular biology and behavior of ophthalmic tumors. These are covered in detail. The more lengthy discussions concern the two most important intraocular tumors, retinoblastoma and uveal melanoma, but there is considerable attention given to those tumors that are particularly associated with this site. Among these are: the sebaceous tumors of the eyelid; the rare phakomatous choristoma of the lower eyelid, (which may be confused with an adenocarcinoma); the actinically related tumors of the conjunctiva, (keratoses, carcinomas and melanomas); the lymphomas, fibrous histiocytomas and childhood rhabdomyosarcomas of the orbit; and the melanocytoma of the optic nerve head. There are shorter discussions of extraocular tumors that have similar counterparts elsewhere in the body. The classification of tumors in this fascicle is based closely on the scheme proposed by the World Health Organization. Tables are presented that give frequencies of the various types of tumors based on the AFIP experience along with data from other registries and published series from around the world. With its 420 high-quality photographs this book should be an invaluable and indispensable source for pathologists and ophthalmologists.
McDonald: The Oxford Dictionary of Medical Quotations
By Peter McDonald
2004 (1st ed), 234 pages, $23 list
The Oxford Dictionary of Medical Quotations presents a wonderfully entertaining and eclectic range of quotations covering all aspects of medicine through the ages. It couples profound statements from famous scientists with witty one-liners from the likes of Woody Allen and Spike Milligan. Packed with hundreds of quotations, it is a book that anyone in the medical profession, or with an interest in health, will find an invaluable source of reference and considerable entertainment.
McLean: Tumors of the Eye and Ocular Adnexa (Vol 12)
By Ian W. McLean, Miguel N. Burnier, Lorenz E. Zimmerman and Frederick A. Jakobiec
1995, 322 pages, $56 list
This monograph offers a comprehensive review of the wide variety of tumors that occur in the eyelid, conjunctiva, retina, uveal tract, lacrimal gland and sac, orbit, and optic nerve. Over the four decades since publication of the First Series fascicle on this subject considerable advances have been made concerning the pathology, immunohistochemistry, molecular biology and behavior of ophthalmic tumors. These are covered in detail. The more lengthy discussions concern the two most important intraocular tumors, retinoblastoma and uveal melanoma, but there is considerable attention given to those tumors that are particularly associated with this site. Among these are: the sebaceous tumors of the eyelid; the rare phakomatous choristoma of the lower eyelid, (which may be confused with an adenocarcinoma); the actinically related tumors of the conjunctiva, (keratoses, carcinomas and melanomas); the lymphomas, fibrous histiocytomas and childhood rhabdomyosarcomas of the orbit; and the melanocytoma of the optic nerve head. There are shorter discussions of extraocular tumors that have similar counterparts elsewhere in the body. The classification of tumors in this fascicle is based closely on the scheme proposed by the World Health Organization. Tables are presented that give frequencies of the various types of tumors based on the AFIP experience along with data from other registries and published series from around the world. With its 420 high-quality photographs this book should be an invaluable and indispensable source for pathologists and ophthalmologists.
McLendon: Russell & Rubinstein's Pathology of Tumors of the Nervous System
By Roger E McLendon, Mark K Rosenblum and Darell D Bigner
2006 (7th ed), 1104 pages, $325 list
This is the leading international professional reference text that also serves as a bench book, describing all aspects of the pathology of brain tumours- genetics, molecular biology, epidemiology, morphology, immunohistochemistry, diagnostic criteria and prognosis.
McMichael: Hair and Scalp Diseases: Medical, Surgical, and Cosmetic Treatments
By Amy McMichael
2008 (1st ed), 336 pages, 200 illus, $200 list
This text is a comprehensive guide to the treatment of scalp and hair disorders, concentrating on ethnicity, hair type, and hair morphology. It discusses treatments that go beyond accepted US and international guidelines and the use of off-label medications in case-sensitive scenarios.
McPhee: Pathophysiology of Disease An Introduction to Clinical Medicine
By Stephen McPhee
2009 (6th ed), 768 illus, $81 list
This trusted text introduces you to clinical medicine by reviewing the pathophysiologic basis of the signs and symptoms of 100 diseases commonly encountered in medical practice. Each chapter first describes normal function of a major organ or organ system, then turns attention to the pathology and disordered physiology, including the role of genetics, immunology, and infection in pathogenesis. Underlying disease mechanisms are described, along with their systems, signs, and symptoms, and the way these mechanisms themselves determine the most effective treatment.
McPherson: Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods
By Richard McPherson
2011 (22nd ed), 1568 illus, $159 list
Recognized as the definitive book in laboratory medicine since 1908, Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, edited by Richard A. McPherson, MD and Matthew R. Pincus, MD, PhD, is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary pathology reference that gives you state-of-the-art guidance on lab test selection and interpretation of results. Revisions throughout keep you current on the latest topics in the field, such as biochemical markers of bone metabolism, clinical enzymology, pharmacogenomics, and more!
Mehlhorn: Encyclopedia of Parasitology
By Heinz Mehlhorn
2008 (3rd ed), 1573 pages, $949 list
The third edition of the Encyclopedia of Parasitology contributes to these goals in several ways: the number of entries has been increased by about 30%, the content has been even more improved by adding more tables and figures. The extensive linking between definitions and essays facilitates information within a minimum of time.
Medeiros: Diagnostic Pathology: Lymph Nodes and Spleen with Extranodal Lymphomas
By L. Jeffrey Medeiros
2011, 950 pages, 2500 illus, $329 list
Designed as a practical and very comprehensive reference for the practicing pathologist, Diagnostic Pathology: Lymph Node and Spleen with Extranodal Lymphomas is the highly anticipated title in the Diagnostic Pathology series offered by Amirsys. As readers have come to expect from Amirsys reference tools, Diagnostic Pathology: Lymph Node and Spleen with Extranodal Lymphomas is filled with superior medical images, including gross and microscopic pathology, a wide range of pathology stains, ancillary tests and detailed medical illustrations. For each anatomical site, you'll find specimen examination protocols plus detailed immunohistochemistry panels to accompany the images. This one-of-a-kind book covers a variety of benign and malignant disorders and lymphomas, such as, infectious causes of lymphadenitis, reactive lymphadenopathies, immunodeficiency-associated lymphoproliferations, and granulocytic tumors of the lymph nodes, spleen and extranodal sites.
Mehlhorn: Encyclopedia of Parasitology
By Heinz Mehlhorn
2008 (3rd ed), 1573 pages, $949 list
The third edition of the Encyclopedia of Parasitology contributes to these goals in several ways: the number of entries has been increased by about 30%, the content has been even more improved by adding more tables and figures. The extensive linking between definitions and essays facilitates information within a minimum of time.
Mehrotra: Oral Cytology
By Ravi Mehrotra
2012 (1st ed), 188 pages, 103 illus, $189 list
Oral Cytology: A Concise Guide provides a state-of-the-art review of the major issues specific to the field of oral cytology. The sections of the book have been structured to review the complexities of sample collection, manual/automated analysis, pitfalls, gray zones and controversies in diagnosis, as well as, issues not covered by other available materials. Recent advancements in ancillary techniques like DNA ploidy, image analysis and molecular biology are discussed in detail. This useful text is extensively illustrated with patient and microscopic pictures, which will further highlight the clinical application. Throughout the text, simultaneous inclusion of both cytologic and histologic images will allow cyto-histological correlation. Readers will find descriptions of techniques offering greater simplicity, speed, patient comfort and cost effectiveness, as well as improved diagnostic precision. This bench-side reference is a unique and valuable resource in the field of oral cytology, both for those currently in training and clinicians dealing with the diagnosis of oral lesions.
Mehta: Haematology at a Glance
By Atul Mehta and Victor Hoffbrand
2014 (4th ed), 136 pages, $45 list
Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, Haematology at a Glance, Fourth Edition is a broad and accessible introduction to the study of blood. Fully revised and updated to reflect advances in the field and in clinical practice, this new edition covers essential knowledge, from basic hematological physiology to blood disorders and their diagnosis and treatment.
Meisels: Modern Uterine Cytopathology
By Alexander Meisels and Carol Morin
2007 (1st ed), 452 pages, 891 illus, $200 list
Modern Uterine Cytopathology: Moving to the Molecular Smear sets out to be the reference guide that bridges gaps between cytomorphology, molecular biology, and molecular technologies in the diagnostic cytology service. Increasingly, conventional cytology intersects with new technologies based on the link of cervical cancer and human papillomaviruses (HPV). Dr. Meisels and his co-authors/contributors build upon their decades of experience, providing heavily imaged chapters devoted to cytomorphology of infection and benign changes, squamous intraepithelial lesions, glandular lesions, hormonal cytology, and rare lesions of the uterus. Most chapters in Modern Uterine Cytopathology offer practical, working understandings of new and emerging approaches to diagnosis and prevention: prevention of uterine cancers, epidemiology, human papillomaviruses, cervical carcinogenesis, biomarkers for screening, HPV vaccines, LBC imagers and screeners, and technical considerations for molecular and serologic diagnosis. Expert contributors from both North America and Europe bring an international perspective to the evolving practice of cytopathology in a molecular age.
Melloni: Melloni's Illustrated Review of Human Anatomy
By June L Melloni, Ida G Dox, B John Melloni and H Paul Melloni
2008 (3rd ed), 288 pages, 1,000 illus, $45 list
This book is a ready reference to help medical and allied health students find the information that they need quickly and easily. Information is grouped into six sections devoted to arteries, bones, ligaments, muscles, nerves and veins. The over 1000 illustrations were methodically planned and rendered with painstaking care. Every anatomical structure described in the text of the book is illustrated.
Menter: Psoriasis
By Alan Menter
2010 (1st ed), 160 pages, $70 list
This is a concise yet thorough review of the diagnosis and treatment of many forms of psoriasis and covers current concepts in the ever-expanding field of psoriasis pathophysiology. Emerging concerns, such as systemic disease associations, quality of life, and psoriatic arthritis, are discussed, plus recent advances in basic science and clinical trial data. The book will appeal to physicians with an interest in inflammatory skin diseases with systemic associations, including dermatologists in training and practice, candidates for post-registration qualifications, primary care physicians, emergency physicians, and senior medical students.
Menzies: Dermoscopy: An Atlas
By Scott Menzies
2009 (3rd ed), 270 pages, 200 illus, $90 list
Dermoscopy: An Atlas, 3rd Edition (previous title: An Atlas of Surface Microscopy of Pigmented Skin Lesions: Dermoscopy) is a practical and comprehensive manual that will improve your results in diagnosis of skin tumors and related conditions. This well-illustrated, highly acclaimed reference provides a complete understanding of the use of dermoscopy, explaining diagnostic features and examining benign melanocytic, melanoma, and non-melanocytic lesions.
Meyers: Immunology
By Robert Meyers
2007 (1st ed), 465 pages, 300 illus, $345 list
With an editorial board containing 11 Nobel laureates, this invaluable collection of high-quality articles on immunology is taken from the tried-and-tested Meyer's Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine. Clearly divided into four main sections, this ready reference covers innate and adaptive immunity, signaling in the immune system, techniques, and immunological disorders. The articles are uniformly structured for ease of use, carefully designed to aid readers of all levels of expertise. To this end, each chapter includes a glossary of the most important keywords, a concise summary of the article and comprehensive literature references.
Micali: Dermatoscopy in Clinical Practice: Beyond Pigmented Lesions
By Giuseppe Micali
2009 (2nd ed), 144 pages, $200 list
This book aims to advance knowledge of these additional uses of videodermatoscopy beyond the usual indication for pigmented lesions of the skin.
Michalun: Milady's Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary
By Natalia Michalun
2009 (1st ed), 336 pages, $45 list
Milady's Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary, third edition, is a multi-purpose resource for cosmetic professionals and consumers alike. Part one puts cosmetics in the context of skin care. It provides an overview of skin physiology. In order to understand how and why a product works it is essential to understand how the skin works. It gives an overview of the complexity of cosmetic chemistry particularly with respect to product penetration, and highlights the current challenges facing cosmetic formulators. In addition, it offers comprehensive discussion of the various skin types and conditions in order to help professionals in their product selection. Lastly, it defines common cosmetic industry terminology used by cosmetic manufacturers, professional estheticians, marketers and the media. The second part is dedicated to helping cosmetic users identify the function and purpose of specific ingredients. It is an alphabetical dictionary that lists and describes not only active principles but all other categories of ingredients that comprise a skin care cosmetic. As scientific knowledge of skin physiology and cosmetic chemistry advances, so do cosmetic products. This volume puts everything in context in an easy to read, easy to understand, user-friendly format.
Miettinen: Modern Soft Tissue Pathology
By Markku Miettinen
2010 (1st ed), 1116 pages, 1158 illus, $265 list
This book comprehensively covers modern soft tissue pathology and includes both tumors and non-neoplastic entities. Soft tissues make up a large bulk of the human body, and they are susceptible to a wide range of diseases. Many soft-tissue tumors are biologically very aggressive, and the chance of them metastasizing to vital organs is quite high. In recent years, the outlook for soft-tissue cancers has brightened dramatically due to the increased accuracy of the pathologist's tools. All methods of diagnosis are covered here, with an emphasis on the newest immunoassays and other genetic, molecular, and immunologic diagnostic modalities. This book's systematic description of benign and malignant primary soft tissue tumors with didactic, comprehensive panels of illustrations allows the reader to formulate a complete understanding of the morphology of tumor entities at one glance.
Miettinen: Tumors of the Soft Tissues (Vol 20)
By Markku Miettinen, John F. Fetsch, Cristina R. Antonescu, Andrew L. Folpe, Paul E. Wakely Jr.
2014, 523 pages, $145 list
This volume follows the long tradition of AFIP Atlases of Tumor Pathology. The authors have put emphasis on diagnosis, so the presentation is generally concise, yet more comprehensive on key points. In addition, the authors emphasize diagnostically important information on immunohistochemistry and molecular genetics, and include additional details when biologically significant. Site-specific soft tissue entities covered in the other atlases are often excluded due to space constraints. The text is aimed as a practical diagnostic aid for pathologists, cytopathologists and pathol­ogy trainees, but the authors hope that their clinical colleagues and others may also find it as a useful source of information on soft tissue tumors and tumor-like lesions..
Mijovic: Transfusion Medicine: Case Studies and Clinical Management
By Aleksandar Mijovic
2011, 130 pages, $40 list
The purpose of this clinical transfusion medicine handbook is to take the reader through a variety of clinical problems, each one likely to be encountered in a busy teaching hospital. The reader follows the stream of clinical and laboratory data, developing the ability for critical thinking which leads him/her to diagnosis and appropriate management. The book is a lively illustration of various clinical problems in transfusion medicine, including immune complications, microbiological problems, blood component use, apheresis techniques, and management of complex situations such as multiple trauma, sickle cell crisis, and organ transplantation. Each case is carefully chosen and presented, with incorporated questions, leading the reader towards solution of the problem in a logical and didactic manner.
Miller: Diagnostic Pathology: Cardiovascular
By Dylan V Miller and Patricia Revelo
2013 (1st ed), 500 pages, $300 list
Diagnostic Pathology: Cardiovascular is designed for practicing pathologists, pathologists in training, medical students, and students. This superb reference covers the full breadth of cardiovascular pathology with a focus on practical aspects of diagnosis. Sections address specimens encountered in the settings of biopsy, surgical resection, and autopsy. Topics include myocarditis and cardiomyopathy, grading of transplant rejection, valve disease, atherosclerosis and ischemic heart disease, prostheses and implanted devices, vasculitis and vasculopathy as well as neoplasms of the heart and vasculature. Each chapter is thorough but succinct. It also features hundreds of images, including photomicrographs, spectacular gross images, electron micrographs, and vivid medical illustrations. As with all books in the Diagnostic Pathology series, this volume will serve as an essential to any practicing pathologist.
Miller: Microbiology Bench Companion
By Michael J Miller
2007 (1st ed), 128 pages, $40 list
The Microbiology Bench Companion is an indispensable resource for hospital and public health microbiology laboratories. This user-friendly volume aids professionals with daily decisions and assists them in preparing organism reports and consults that are required of the clinical microbiology laboratory.
Miller: Modern Surgical Neuropathology
By Douglas Miller
2009 (1st ed), 536 pages, 1200 illus, $305 list
The nervous system constitutes arguably the most complex organ system in the human body, which contributes to the over-susceptibility of disease in this area. Although brain tumors were once an automatic death sentence, the outlook for recovery has brightened significantly in the past decade. The pathologist plays an indispensable role in surgical diagnosis; he or she must accurately diagnose a potentially wide array of disease entities, determine the spread of disease within millimeters, and assess patient prognosis. This new and modern reference in neuropathology comprehensively covers all the methods used by pathologists to accurately diagnose a wide array of neurologic illnesses. Brain and spinal cord tumors are the predominant focus, but a full spectrum of infectious, inflammatory, and congenital disorders are also covered in detail, in both pediatric and adult populations, with a full range of diagnostic modalities.
Mills: Histology for Pathologists
By Stacy Mills
2012 (4th ed), 1328 pages, 2130 illus, $279 list
A strong grounding in basic histology is essential for all pathologists. However, there had always been a gap between histology and pathology in which histologic information specifically for the pathologist was often lacking. Histology for Pathologists deals with the microscopic features of normal human tissues, from the perspective of the surgical pathologist. This is the only text that uses human (vs. animal) tissues for the histology. It is the best reference in the literature for information on normal histology, and, as such, is essential for all clinical pathologists. Written by pathologists for pathologists, the new edition updates the pathologist's understanding of normal histology up to date with the incremental advances made in the last five years. The 3rd edition has become a "classic" purchased by virtually all residents beginning their pathology training, as well as pathologists in practice. The 4th edition builds on that substantial foundation. The table of contents remains essentially the same with the exception of some changes in authorship.
Mills: Sternberg's Diagnostic Surgical Pathology
By Stacey Mills, Joel Greenson, Jason Hornick, Teri Longacre and Victor Reuter
2015 (6th ed), 2,928 pages, 4,000+ illus, $465 list
Visually stunning and thoroughly up to date, the sixth edition of Sternberg’s Diagnostic Surgical Pathology continues to set the standard for differential diagnosis of the surgical specimen. Offering the latest information on all currently known diseases, this classic two-volume reference presents advanced diagnostic techniques from a virtual “who’s who” of experts in the field – pathologists who provide authoritative guidance on the diagnostic evaluation of every type of specimen from every anatomic site. No matter what your level of training or experience, keeping Sternberg’s near your microscope is the next best thing to a personal consultation with a trusted colleague.
Mills: Tumors of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract and Ear (Vol 26)
By Stacey E. Mills, Michael J. Gaffey and Henry F. Frierson, Jr.
2000, 450 pages, $95 list
Although many tumors of the upper respiratory tract are squamous cell carcinomas, the varied tissues of this region can give rise to a bewildering array of neoplasms. Even the recognition of squamous cell carcinoma can be quite challenging if one is confronted with a diagnostically problematic variant form. This 450-page fascicle is based on the extensive experience of three surgical pathologists who have frequently dealt with these problems, both in consultation material and in the day-to-day diagnostic challenges of a busy, nationally recognized ENT surgery service. This text reviews the full spectrum of neoplasms and neoplasmlike entities arising in the head and neck region, including the ear. (Salivary gland neoplasms have been discussed in a separate fascicle.) There are 544 high-quality 4-color and 49 halftone illustrations. Emphasis is placed on a pragmatic approach to differential diagnosis, with ample discussion of clinical features as well as ancillary diagnostic techniques, including immunohistochemistry. The fascicle begins with a review of pertinent normal anatomy and histology. The clinically and diagnostically significant variants of benign squamous neoplasia, squamous dysplasia, and squamous cell carcinoma are reviewed in detail, with appropriate emphasis on diagnostic pitfalls and their avoidance. The spectrum of non-salivary glandular neoplasms, including intestinal-type carcinomas, is presented. Entire chapters are devoted to variants of neural and neuroendocrine neoplasia as well as lymphoid neoplasms of this region. In the latter chapter, for example, the often confusing topic of T/NK cell lymphoma and the bewildering array of prior terms and concepts applied to this process are discussed in detail. Separate chapters also are devoted to vascular, fibrous, osseous, germ cell, and miscellaneous soft tissue tumors that predilect or exclusively involve this region. An additional chapter discusses diagnostically problematic tumorlike lesions, including necrotizing sialometaplasia, myospherulosis, respiratory epithelial adenomatoid hamartoma, teflon granuloma, rhinoscleroma, and similar topics. The fascicle concludes with an extensive review of benign and malignant tumors of the external, middle, and inner ear. This book should serve as an invaluable resource for pathologists confronted with these common and often troublesome specimens.
Mills: Tumors of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract and Ear
By Stacey E. Mills, Edward B. Stelow, Jennifer L. Hunt
2013 (1st ed), 584 pages, $160 list
The current incarnation of this Fascicle builds on its predecessors and is meant to serve as an up-to-date text-rich atlas of tumors involving the upper aerodiges­tive tract and ear. Emphasis in the current work remains focused on light microscopy, but ancillary diagnostic techniques, including electron microscopy, immunohisto­chemistry, and molecular diagnostics, are presented in detail where appropriate. This volume will undoubtedly serve as an invaluable diagnostic reference for years to come.
Miranda: Atlas of Lymph Node Pathology
By Roberto N. Miranda, Joseph D. Khoury, L. Jeffrey Medeiros
2014 (1st ed), 350 pages, 757 illus, $209 list
Atlas of Lymph Node Pathology reviews the histopathology of nodal diseases, illustrating the use of ancillary studies and includes concise discussions of pathogenesis, clinical settings and clinical significance of the pathologic diagnosis. The atlas features an overview of the benign reactive processes secondary to infectious, environmental or unknown insults, as well as relevant illustrations of virtually all primary and secondary neoplasms involving lymph nodes. The atlas also includes macroscopic images of some disorders, tables that help readers understand and comprehend diseases that look alike, and diagnostic algorithms for certain groups of diseases.
Milner: Diagnostic Pathology: Infectious Diseases
By Danny A. Milner MD, MSc
2015, 440 pages, $216 list
Diagnostic Pathology: Infectious Diseases takes a comprehensive look at infectious diseases, their anatomic manifestations, and how to ensure a complete and accurate sign out at the microscope. A user-friendly chapter landscape and thousands of high-quality images combine to make this medical reference book a key companion for the general surgical pathologist or resident in training.
Moffett: Biology and Pathology of Trophoblast
By Ashley Moffett
2011 (1st ed), 294 pages, $80 list
This is the first dedicated, in-depth account of trophoblast: the tissue derived from the fertilized egg that nourishes and protects the developing fetus. The cells of the trophoblast have many unique qualities, and exhibit great variability across different species. It has a fascinating role in the development of the placenta and as a regulator during early growth of the embryo. These aspects are all fully covered as well as studies on why it is not rejected by the mother as 'foreign' tissue. This volume provides an up-to-date summary of the state of current knowledge and offers some glimpses as to future development on the scientific and clinical front.
Mohan: Textbook of Pathology + Pathology Quick Review and MCQs
By Harsh Mohan and Ivan Damjanov
2014, 954 pages, $66 list
The seventh edition of the renowned Textbook of Pathology, by Harsh Mohan, has been fully revised to provide the most up to date information on the latest developments in the field. Divided into three sections - General Pathology, Haematology and Lymphoreticular Tissues, and Systemic Pathology - the new edition covers numerous diseases, their causes, mechanisms, pathophysiology, classification, morphology, and clinical aspects.
Mohsin: Frozen Section Library: Breast
By Syed Mohsin
2011 (1st ed), 123 pages, 125 illus, $139 list
The Frozen Section Library series provides concise, user-friendly, site specific handbooks that are well illustrated and highlight the pitfalls, artifacts and differential diagnosis issues that arise in the hurried frozen section scenario. Frozen Section Library: Breast provides an easy reference and pocket book about the nuances of adequately handling breast specimens in a fashion that meets the increasingly complex environment of breast pathology. The pros and cons of frozen section versus use of touch imprint as well as related quality assurance requirements are addressed. Other less common uses of intraoperative evaluation, such as diagnosis and margin evaluation are described. The volume includes recommended guidelines for evaluation and documentation of specific gross pathologic features, in conjunction with radiological imaging. Techniques and protocols for such examinations are illustrated. The volume closes with an overview of the newly published guidelines for handling a variety of breast specimens, which are intended to be used for assessment of predictive factors.
Molls: The Impact of Tumor Biology on Cancer Treatment and Multidisciplinary Strategies
By Michael Molls
2009 (1st ed), 380 pages, 100 illus, $149 list
This book provides a detailed overview of the fundamentals of tumor biology and the influence of biologic factors on the design of therapeutic strategies and the outcome of established and emerging treatments. The topics reviewed include tumorigenesis, cell proliferation, angiogenesis, physiology of malignant tissues, adhesion and invasion, development of metastases, and the role of the immune system.
Monaco: Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration
By S.E. Monaco, W.E. Khalbuss, and L. Pantanowitz
2014, 136 pages, 172 illus, $143 list
This high-yield reference book focuses on the clinical, technical, and pathological aspects of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA). Its reviews cover all aspects of EBUS-TBNA, including the clinical perspective, technical aspects of the procedure, and cytomorphology of common and uncommon entities, as well as highlights diagnostic challenges. Each chapter features a multitude of full-color high-resolution images and includes key references to the current literature in the field.
Monteiro-Riviere: Toxicology of the Skin
By Nancy Monteiro-Riviere
2010 (1st ed), 608 pages, $250 list
This key volume provides a fresh and modern approach to the subject of skin toxicology from the perspective of how the skin forms a barrier that protects the body from the external environment and how chemicals and drugs interact with the barrier properties of the skin.
Montgomery: Biopsy Interpretation of the Gastrointestinal Tract Mucosa: Volume 1: Non-Neoplastic
By Elizabeth Montgomery
2012 (2nd ed), 352 pages, 300 illus, $170 list
Volume 1 of this Second Edition focuses on interpretation of non-neoplastic gastrointestinal mucosal biopsies. Coverage is geared to daily practice and includes mucosal biopsies from the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and anus.
Montgomery: Biopsy Interpretation of the Gastrointestinal Tract Mucosa: Volume 2: Neoplastic
By Elizabeth Montgomery
2012 (2nd ed), 352 pages, 300 illus, $168 list
Gastrointestinal mucosal biopsies are an active part of the pathologist’s day and have increased in the past few years as endoscopic screening has become more commonplace. This new full-color Second Edition of Biopsy Interpretation of the Gastrointestinal Tract Mucosa has been expanded into two concise, comprehensive volumes to offer more complete coverage of both non-neoplastic and neoplastic entities. Like the other books in the Biopsy Interpretation Series, these volumes are practical references for pathologists to use when making diagnostic decisions based on biopsy specimens. Volume 2 of this Second Edition focuses on interpretation of neoplastic gastrointestinal mucosal biopsies. Coverage is geared to daily practice and includes mucosal biopsies from the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and anus.
Montgomery: Current Concepts in Soft Tissue Pathology, An Issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics
By Elizabeth Montgomery
2011 (1st ed), 428 pages, $99 list
Clinically accessible information for pathologists on histology, molecular pathology, differential diagnosis, and clinical overview is presented. Common and rare entities are covered with an abundance of images to highight key features.
Montgomery: Differential Diagnoses in Surgical Pathology: Gastrointestinal System
By Elizabeth Montgomery, M.D. and Whitney Green, M.D.
2015, 528 pages, $161 list
Systematically solve tough diagnostic challenges in GI pathology with Differential Diagnoses in Surgical Pathology: Gastrointestinal Tract! This clinical reference in the Differential Diagnoses in Surgical Pathology Series uses select images of clinical and pathological findings together with succinct, expert instructions, to guide you through the decision-making process by distinguishing between commonly confused Gastrointestinal lesions.
Moran: New Developments in Management of Vascular Pathology of the Upper Extremity
By Steven Moran
2014, $93 list
The arteries to the upper extremities can be involved at multiple levels by a variety of diseases. Because of the critical sensitivity of motor function and sensation in the arms and hands, minor degrees of ischemia can have major clinical significance. It is essential to understand the exact pathologic process and the sites of involvement to provide proper therapy.
Morcos: Urogenital Imaging: A Problem-Oriented Approach
By S. Morcos, Henrik Thomsen
2009 (1st ed), 448 pages, $187 list
Organised according to presenting signs, with discussion of appropriate investigations, outlines strengths and weaknesses of different imaging modalities and discusses appropriate choice of technique in each instance, reviews differential diagnoses and corroborative tests.
Moreira: Diagnosing Non-small Cell Carcinoma in Small Biopsy and Cytology
By Andre Luis Moreira and Anjali Saqi
2014, 229 pages, 81 illus, $140 list
This volume provides a practical yet comprehensive guide to manage the shift in the diagnosis of lung cancer from large resections to small samples, including cytology specimens and core biopsies. Specifically, it outlines various available minimally-invasive modalities and presents algorithms to optimize and maximize sample collection and processing beginning at the time of tissue acquisition during the procedure. Secondly, the book provides an overview of the various existing and emerging lung cancer therapies and why a specific diagnosis is crucial.
Morgan: Deadly Dermatologic Diseases: Clinicopathologic Atlas and Text
By Michael Morgan, Bruce R Smoller, Stephen C Somach and M A Everett
2007 (1st ed), 194 pages, 167 illus, $125 list
The central theme entails disorders capable of directly or indirectly causing death of the patient. The book is organized around serious cutaneous malignancies including melanoma; life-threatening or emerging infectious pathogens including anthrax and smallpox; endocrinologic disorders such as myxedema or calciphylaxis; and autoimmune disorders and inborn errors of metabolism such as scleroderma and hemochromatosis.
Morrell: VisualDx:Essential Pediatric Dermatology
By Dean Morrell
2009 (1st ed), 400 pages, 500 illus, $99 list
VisualDx: Essential Pediatric Dermatology is the first of a series of printed companions to the VisualDx online decision support system. The book enables the clinician to read the fundamentals of common and serious pediatric skin diseases on the printed page, then search the online system to answer a clinical question at the point of care. Like the VisualDx online system, the book is organized by symptoms and other visual clues. Searching in this fashion will lead to precise, targeted, and patient-specific differential diagnoses. More than 500 full-color illustrations show variations of pediatric skin disorders in children of all skin colors.
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions
2012 (9th ed), 2048 pages, 2450 illus, $39 list
So much more than just a bestselling dictionary, Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 9th Edition is a one-stop reference to help you make sense of the complex world of health care. It features over 56,000 authoritative definitions, 45 appendixes, a color atlas of the human body, online resources, and more than 2,450 full-color illustrations - nearly three times more than any other dictionary available - making it an indispensible reference for students and professionals alike.
Motulsky: Intuitive Biostatistics: A Nonmathematical Guide to Statistical Thinking
By Harvey Motulsky
2010 (2nd ed), 512 pages, $65 list
Intuitive Biostatistics is both an introduction and review of statistics.
Mounajjed: Surgical Pathology of Liver Tumors
By Taofic Mounajjed, Vishal S Chandan and Michael S. Torbenson
2015, 477 pages, $188 list
This text provides a practical guide for the diagnostic surgical pathologist in evaluating tumors involving the liver. It comprehensively covers the histological findings and key clinical and molecular correlates of liver tumors. The focus is on material that is most relevant to the actual practice of liver pathology including those aspects that are directly relevant to the diagnosis, subtyping and prognostication of hepatic adenomas specimens, including biopsy specimens and surgical resections. The book will teach pathologists how to avoid common diagnostic pitfalls. Each chapter uses or discusses the nomenclature and classification system of liver tumors as per the current WHO classification of liver tumors. Each chapter fully incorporates the most up to date diagnostic methodologies, including immunohistochemistry and molecular methods. Referencing is succinct and references were carefully chosen for their key role as the primary sources of information on a given disease. The text is richly illustrated with beautiful color images that highlight not just the “average” histological findings for a given entity, but also fully illustrate all of the key histological variability. Gross images are also included to highlight important diagnostic features. Tables are used judiciously to present summary information that allows a quick review on how similar entities compare and contrast. In addition, the clinical significance of various diseases will be discussed in a focused fashion that highlights how pathology information is being used to make key clinical management decisions. Each chapter is written by experts in hepatopathology, all from the Mayo Clinic Departments of Pathology.
Mullen: Hepatic Encephalopathy
By Kevin Mullen and Ravi Prakash
2012 (1st ed), 263 pages, 35 illus, $189 list
Hepatic Encephalopathy provides a comprehensive review on pathophysiology and clinically important aspects in HE. Topics in basic physiology, nitrogen metabolism, new insights into pathogenesis and brain edema are covered in great detail. The authors have made a special effort by simplifying the complex aspects of pathogenesis and diagnosis so that it can be easily understood and applied clinically. This volume also focuses on recent developments regarding diagnoses of subtle forms of HE, also known as minimal or covert HE as well as on new treatments. Hepatic Encephalopathy will be of great value to gastroenterologists, hepatologists, pathologists, medical residents, fellows, internists, and general practitioners who treat patients with hepatic encephalopathy.
Mundt: Textbook of Urinalysis and Body Fluids
By Lillian Mundt
2010 (2nd ed), 368 pages, $53 list
Newly updated, Graff's Textbook of Urinalysis and Body Fluids is the best urinalysis reference for laboratory students and professionals. In its Second Edition, this practical book retains its full-color images and top-notch coverage of urinalysis principles while significantly updating the content, broadening the scope to include new material on body fluids, providing more information on safety and quality assurance, and adding textbook features such as objectives, case studies, and study questions.
Munker: Modern Hematology: Biology and Clinical Management
By Reinhold Munker
2007, 512 pages, $179 list
Now in its second edition, Modern Hematology: Biology and Clinical Management reflects the major advances in the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of blood disorders. It describes the latest clinical and scientific developments as well as details targeted and molecular therapies. The book brings together facts, concepts, and protocols important for the practice of hematology. In 23 chapters, all major blood diseases are covered, as well as rare diseases that are of scientific interest. As in the previous edition, each chapter is illustrated by tables, figures, and a selection of color plates.
Murphy: Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets in Melanoma
By Michael Murphy
2011 (1st ed), 336 pages, 29 illlus, $219 list
This book describes both the technologies used in the discovery of melanoma biomarkers and the clinical application of these biomarkers for diagnosis and staging of disease, determination of prognosis, treatment planning, monitoring of response to therapy, identification of novel therapeutic targets and drug development. A broad range of biomarkers (DNA/chromosomal, mRNA, microRNA, mitochondrial DNA, epigenetic and protein) is outlined. As therapies for melanoma become increasingly more target specific, the identification, validation and use of biomarkers will invariably play a greater role in the management of patients with this disease. Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets in Melanoma is an essential resource for oncologists, dermatologists, dermatopathologists, general pathologists with an interest in melanoma, and melanoma researchers.
Murphy: Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology
By Michael Murphy
2011 (1st ed), 491 pages, $239 list
"Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology" presents the basics of molecular biology and molecular diagnostic methods most commonly used in the clinical laboratory, with an emphasis on the concepts and testing most relevant to dermatological diseases. Topics include the integration of newer diagnostic and prognostic techniques with 'traditional' histologic approaches, and discussions of regulatory, ethical, legal, economic issues and 'newer' technologies. This important diagnostic tool outlines the clinically relevant uses (i.e.; diagnostic, staging and/or prognostic) applications of these techniques in the field of dermatology. Molecular studies that investigate the pathogenesis of skin diseases will be excluded, unless they also have a direct diagnostic utility. The book will be of interest to practicing pathologists, dermatology and pathology residents, dermatologists, and dermatopathologists.
Murphy: Inflammatory Disorders of the Skin (Vol 10)
By George F. Murphy, Arturo P. Saavedra, Martin C. Mihm
2012, 483 pages, $165 list
Because inflammatory skin disorders represent the most common and significant non-neoplastic skin diseases, as well as the most frequently encountered diagnostic hurdle for the practicing patholo­gist, they are the focus of this volume. This Atlas seeks to summarize and illuminate relevant clinical and pathologic findings for non-neoplastic disorders of skin in the context of recent knowledge and in a manner that promotes practicality. Non-neoplastic diseases of the skin are ubiquitous and numerous. They are re­sponsible for significant morbidity in patients worldwide and account for enormous time consumption and cost within the medical community. The authors hope that this Fascicle will facilitate the diagnosis and treatment of these important conditions in a manner that will benefit patients and clinicians alike.
Murphy: Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology
By Michael Murphy
2011 (1st ed), 491 pages, $239 list
"Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology" presents the basics of molecular biology and molecular diagnostic methods most commonly used in the clinical laboratory, with an emphasis on the concepts and testing most relevant to dermatological diseases. Topics include the integration of newer diagnostic and prognostic techniques with 'traditional' histologic approaches, and discussions of regulatory, ethical, legal, economic issues and 'newer' technologies. This important diagnostic tool outlines the clinically relevant uses (i.e.; diagnostic, staging and/or prognostic) applications of these techniques in the field of dermatology. Molecular studies that investigate the pathogenesis of skin diseases will be excluded, unless they also have a direct diagnostic utility. The book will be of interest to practicing pathologists, dermatology and pathology residents, dermatologists, and dermatopathologists.
Murphy: Non-Melanocytic Tumors of the Skin (Vol 1)
By George F. Murphy and David E. Elder
1991, 278 pages, $45 list
Since the last AFIP Fascicle on Tumors of the Skin, three decades have witnessed revolutionary advances in dermatopathology. The new fascicle concerning non-melanocytic tumors of the skin has sought to capture the spirit of these advances and display them in a form that is user friendly. Major subject categories include tumors of: epidermal keratinocytes; cutaneous eccrine, apocrine, and pilosebaceous adnexae; hematopoietic cells; fibrohistiocytic, neural, vascular, and smooth muscle lineage; and metastatic neoplasms to skin. Up-to-date technologies relevant to practical diagnostic issues are described and illustrated, e.g., in situ hybridiza-tion for detection of specific HPV types and Southern blot analysis for determi-nation of gene rearrangements in cutaneous Iymphoma. Ample use of differential diagnostic tables and charts facilitate rapid and efficient extraction of essential information and criteria, e.g., keratoacanthoma vs. cup-shaped squamous cell carcinoma, differential diagnosis of verrucous epidermal hyperplasia, differential diagnosis of spindle cell malignancies of skin, and benign Iymphoid hyperplasia vs. Iymphoma cutis. The numerous photomicrographs are generally grouped in clusters that illustrate progressive magnifications or important histologic, side-by-side comparisons. Attempts have been made to simplify nomenclature, in spite of the extraordinary proliferation of new entities that has typified the last few decades in dermatopathology. Areas that readers may find particularly useful include: extensive discussion of adnexal carcinoma; comprehensive and technologically up-to-date evaluation of Iympho-prolifera-tive neoplasia; detailed description and illustration of Kaposi sarcoma, includ-ing evolutionary stages; new diagnostic details for neuroendocrine carcinoma; and cutaneous and subcutaneous neo-plasia in children. The quality of both clinical and microscopic illustrations is outstanding in this first fascicle of the Third Series of the AFIP Tumor Atlas. Dermatologists as well as pathologists will find it indispensable.
Murphy: Practical Transfusion Medicine
By Michael F. Murphy, Derwood H. Pamphilon and Nancy M. Heddle
2013 (4th ed), 576 pages, $145 list
Offering a conscise and user-friendly guide focusing on the clinical aspects of transfusion medicine, this new edition of Practical Transfusion Medicine has been fully revised and updated with an improved text layout and a new chapter on cytokines in transfusion medicine. An expanded Editorial team, with the addition of a US Editor, extends the reach of this book further.
Murphy: Tumors of the Kidney, Bladder and Related Urinary Structures (Vol 1)
By William M. Murphy, David J. Grignon, Elizabeth J. Perlman
2004, 394 pages, $120 list
Since the publication of the Third Series Fascicle on Tumors of the Kidney, Bladder, and Related Urinary Structures in 1994, there has been a revolution in our understanding of the clinical, pathologic, and molecular features of these lesions. Thus, it is fitting that this volume should be the first of the Fourth Series Tumor Fascicles. In the Fourth Series in general, and in this fascicle in particular, there is an increased emphasis on new molecular findings which are relevant to diagnostic tumor pathology, as well as on the diagnostic features of aspiration and exfoliative cytopathology. Differential diagnosis is also emphasized, and numerous tables summarize important differential diagnostic considerations, including the appropriate roles of immunohistochemical stains. Important recommendations for gross dissection and surgical pathology report construction are also included. Drs. Murphy, Perlman, and Grignon have expanded the Third Series Fascicle by approximately twenty percent, and almost all of the 586 illustrations are now in color. The 1530 references in five chapters are comprehensive and up to date.
Murphy: Tumors of the Kidney and Bladder (Vol 11)
By William M. Murphy
1994, 326 pages, $55 list
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Murray: Manual of Clinical Microbiology
By Patrick R Murray, Ellen Jo Baron, James H Jorgensen, Michael A Pfaller and Mary Louise Landry
2007 (9th ed), 2476 pages, $210 list
MCM provides all microbiologists, laboratorians, and infectious disease professionals with the definitive reference work for running an effective, state-of-the-art diagnostic laboratory. No other single resource offers such extensive, up-to-date, practical information presented in a concise and easily accessible format.
Murrell: Autoimmune Blistering Disease Part 1, An Issue of Dermatologic Clinics
By Dedee Murrell
2011 (1st ed), 100 pages, $110 list
In the first volume of this two part issue devoted to Autoimmune Blistering Diseases (AIBD), diagnosis and clinical features of these diseases are covered by an internationally recognized group of authors. Topics include Pemphigus Vulgaris, Pemphigus Foliaceus, Linear IgA Bullous Disease, and Hair and Nail Loss in AIBD.
Murrell: Epidermolysis Bullosa Part I: Pathogenesis and Clinical Features
By Dedee Murrell
2010 (1st ed), 195 pages, $105 list
This issue of Dermatologic Clinics is the first of a two-part series examining Epidermolysis Bullosa. Guest Editor Dedee Murrell has assembled a panel of experts to pen articles on topics covering pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment, and international perspectives on EB.
Murrell: Blistering Diseases: Clinical Features, Pathogenesis, Treatment
By Dedee Murrell
2015, 752 pages, $299 list
This book is a comprehensive compendium of current knowledge on inherited and autoimmune blistering diseases that relates advances in our understanding of the pathogenetic mechanisms to management of the individual diseases. The aim is to provide a detailed reference for dermatologists who care for patients with these conditions and a useful “one-stop information shop” for specialists outside of dermatology. The book opens by describing the structure and biology of the epidermis and basement membrane zone and discussing the genes and proteins that are targets for mutations and autoantibodies. The role of the various diagnostic tests is explained, and clinical manifestations of the specific diseases are presented with the aid of many high-quality illustrations. The forms of treatment appropriate in specific conditions are then described in depth, with coverage of dressings, drugs, surgical procedures, gene therapy, and other novel approaches. Helpful algorithms are included both for testing and monitoring and for treatment.
Mutasim: Practical Skin Pathology
By Diya F. Mutasim
2015, 197 pages, $151 list
This engaging new text teaches students, residents, and practitioners of all ages how to use insights from both pathologists and dermatologists to improve their comprehension of skin disorders. It is meant to bridge the gap between dermatology and dermapathology and explores the questions that practitioners have that fall between the two subjects. What is a dermatologist to do with a pathology report that has a histological rather than a clinical diagnosis? What is to be done with old names of disorders that some clinicians still use? Why do some disorders have many names, and which is better and why? These and dozens of other questions are answered in Practical Skin Pathology, the only book of its kind to address both the clinical education of each disease as well as the pathology findings.
Mutter: Pathology of the Female Reproductive Tract
By George L. Mutter and Jaime Prat
2014 (1st ed), 904 pages, $264 list
Covering a comprehensive range of common, rare, benign and malignant lesions, Pathology of the Female Reproductive Tract, 3rd Edition, authored by an international panel of subspecialty experts, brings you the latest scientific and diagnostic information for diseases of the female reproductive tract. From basic concepts of pathophysiology and diagnostic criteria to clinical correlation, this updated medical reference book delivers an integrated and practical approach to diagnosis and management of women with reproductive tract disorders.
Myers: General and Oral Pathology for Dental Hygiene Practice
By Sandra Myers and Alice Curran
2014, 360 pages, $81 list
Develop the foundation in pathology you need to recognize the signs and symptoms of the oral conditions and the manifestations of systemic diseases you’ll encounter in clinical practice. Step by step, you’ll learn about the etiology of each disease or condition, how to recognize it, what the diagnostic process is, how the disease progresses, and what the treatment options are.



Nadji: Efficient Tumor Immuhistochemistry
By Mehrdad Nadji
2006 (1st ed), 325 pages, 574 illus, $200 list
The title of this publication is "Efficient Tumor Immunohistochemistry: A Differential Diagnosis-Driven Approach". This book represents a vast leap forward in advacing the practical value of IHC in today's surgical laboratory by meeting the critical need for guidance in selecting markers that will take you from differential diagnosis to final diagnosis quickly and confidently.
Naeim: Atlas of Hematopathology
By Faramarz Naeim
2013, 756 pages, 900 illus, $190 list
As the definitive diagnostic atlas of the diseases of the hematopoietic system, the Atlas of Hematopathology appeals to a wide range of people who are being trained in a variety of medical fields or practicing as non-hematopathologists, and therefore, are looking for a book which can provide information in a clear, focused format, with no excessive text or details. The atlas offers effective guidance in evaluating specimens from the lymph nodes, bone marrow, spleen, and peripheral blood, enabling clinicians to deliver more accurate and actionable pathology reports. Practicing physicians and those in pathology and hematology training also gain a better understanding of the nature of hematologic disorders and improve their diagnostic skills along the way.
Nakhleh: Error Reduction and Prevention in Surgical Pathology
By Raouf Nakleh
2015, 223 pages, 25 illus, $149 list
Tissue diagnosis in surgical pathology is the most important determinant of patient outcomes in oncology and other medical conditions. An appropriate diagnosis of a tumor correctly determines the necessary therapy for that patient. Error Reduction and Prevention in Surgical Pathology focuses on how errors happen, the best systems to detect errors and the best systems to prevent errors. As with any form of testing, the test cycle in surgical pathology can be divided into pre-analytic (collection and handling of specimens), analytic (the actual determination of disease or other diagnostic information) and post-analytic (generation of reports and distribution).
Nakhleh: Quality Management in Anatomic Pathology
By Raouf Nakhleh
2005 (1st ed), 200 pages, $95 list
Quality Management in Anatomic Pathology is the only comprehensive manual designed to improve patient care while ensuring your laboratory achieves its accreditation standards. The manual provides pathologists and laboratory directors with the tools necessary to develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive quality improvement program. It emphasizes regulatory compliance, with cross-references to the CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program (LAP) checklist items and CLIA regulations.
Narukar: Cosmetic Dermatology, An Issue of Dermatologic Clinics
By Vic Narukar
2009 (1st ed), 240 pages, $99 list
Cosmetic Dermatology is reviewed in this issue of Dermatologic Clinics. Dr. Vic Narukar has assembled a panel of experts to pen articles on topics including Cosmeceuticals, Botulinum Toxins, Dermal Fillers, Permanent Fillers, Fillers on the Horizon, Photorejuvenation, Acne Treatments, Non Ablative Fractional Lasers, Ablative and Fractional Ablative Lasers, Tissue Tightening Technologies, Leg Vein Treatments, Medicolegal Issues, Complications, New Research in Aesthetics, and Skin Classification and Aesthetic Procedures in Global Skin.
Naumann: Applied Pathology for Ophthalmic Microsurgeons
By G.O.H Naumann
2011 (1st ed), 424 pages, 1063 illus, $239 list
Written and edited by the world-famous expert G.O.H. Naumann, this textbook delves into the details of ocular structures such as the nuances of morphology, surgical anatomy and pathology. The text covers unique features of intraocular surgery in closed system and open eye contexts. It goes on to cover crucial aspects of restoring the anterior chamber. Then it delineates the spectrum of potential complications in (pseudo-) exfoliation-syndromes as well as the most vulnerable cell populations. Readers are also treated to the features of normal and pathologic wound healing after non-mechanical laser and mechanical inventions. Brilliant artwork and sketches illustrate the complex pathology.
Nayar: Cytopathology in Oncology
By Ritu Nayar
2013, 600 pages, 93 illus, $139 list
In recent decades, cytopathology has assumed an increasing role in the primary diagnosis of mass lesions owing to its ability to deliver rapid, non-invasive, and timely information. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the role of cytology at various body sites. The diagnostic details covered are abbreviated in comparison with those in pathology texts. Instead, a more clinical approach is taken, with the focus on the advantages and limitations of techniques and the key features of entities that are important to clinicians. Pathological–clinical correlation is highlighted throughout the book, ensuring that it will be highly relevant for clinicians. In particular, physicians who deal with oncology patients will find it to be a rich source of guidance on how to use and understand cytopathology in the diagnosis and exclusion of malignancy.
Nayar: The Bethesda System for Reporting Cervical Cytology
By Ritu Nayar and David Wilbur
2015, 321 pages, $47 list
This book offers clear, up-to-date guidance on how to report cytologic findings in cervical, vaginal and anal samples in accordance with the 2014 Bethesda System Update. The new edition has been expanded and revised to take into account the advances and experience of the past decade. A new chapter has been added, the terminology and text have been updated, and various terminological and morphologic questions have been clarified. In addition, new images are included that reflect the experience gained with liquid-based cytology since the publication of the last edition in 2004. Among more than 300 images, some represent classic examples of an entity while others illustrate interpretative dilemmas, borderline cytomorphologic features or mimics of epithelial abnormalities. The Bethesda System for Reporting Cervical Cytology, with its user-friendly format, is a “must have” for pathologists, cytopathologists, pathology residents, cytotechnologists, and clinicians.
Netto: Genomic Applications in Pathology
By George Jabboure Netto, Iris Schrijver
2014 (1st ed), 718 pages, $239 list
Genomic Applications in Pathology provides a state-of-the art review of the scientific principles underlying next generation genomic technologies and the required bioinformatics approaches to analyses of the daunting amount of data generated by current and emerging genomic technologies. Implementation roadmaps for various clinical assays such as single gene, gene panels, whole exome and whole genome assays are discussed together with issues related to reporting, including the pathologist’s role in interpretation and clinical integration of genomic tests results. Genomic applications for site-specific solid tumors and hematologic neoplasms are detailed, as well as genomic applications in pharmacogenomics, inherited genetic diseases, and infectious diseases. The latest iteration of practice recommendations and guidelines in genomic testing, put forth by stakeholder professional organizations such as the Association for Molecular Pathology and the College of American Pathologists, are also discussed in the volume, as well as regulatory issues and laboratory accreditation related to genomic testing.
Netter: Atlas of Human Anatomy
By Frank Netter
2010 (5th ed), 624 pages, 200 illus, $80 list
Atlas of Human Anatomy uses Frank H. Netter, MD's detailed illustrations to demystify this often intimidating subject, providing a coherent, lasting visual vocabulary for understanding anatomy and how it applies to medicine. This 5th Edition features a stronger clinical focus-with new diagnostic imaging examples-making it easier to correlate anatomy with practice. Student Consult online access includes supplementary learning resources, from additional illustrations to an anatomy dissection guide and more.
Neville: Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
By Brad W. Neville D.D.S. and Douglas D. Damm, D.D.S.; Carl M. Allen, D.D.S.; M.S.D.; Angela C. Chi, D.M.D.
2015, 976 pages, $161 list
See how to identify and effectively manage oral diseases! Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 4th Edition provides state-of-the-art information on the wide variety of diseases that may affect the oral and maxillofacial region. Over 1,400 radiographs and full-color clinical photos - that’s more than any other reference - bring pathologies and conditions to life. New to this edition is coverage of the latest advances in diagnosis and disease management, plus topics such as hereditary dental anomalies and oral lesions associated with cosmetic fillers. Written by well-known oral pathology educators Brad Neville, Douglas Damm, Carl Allen, and Angela Chi, this market leader is your go-to reference for the care of patients with oral disease!
Newland: Oral Soft Tissue Diseases
By J. Newland
2010 (1st ed), 212 pages, 269 illus, $59 list
Oral Soft Tissue Diseases, 5th Edition, is designed to assist in the diagnosis and management of patients with oral soft tissue diseases. This is a visually-cued manual, organized into 9 convenient, tabbed sections providing a user-friendly format for the busy dental professional - a perfect chair-side reference. THE BENEFITS: Some oral soft tissue diseases exhibit distinctive clinical features and require little more than visual recognition to make an accurate diagnosis. Others share common features making an accurate diagnosis more challenging. Recognizing the clinical features most helpful in differentiating one lesion from another is an essential part of the diagnostic process. In this manual, each lesion is illustrated by one or more color photographs depicting typical clinical features and common variations. Recommendations for treatment and follow-up, including sample prescriptions and concise drug monographs, are included.
Newman: Evidence-Based Diagnosis
By Thomas Newman and Michael Kohn
2009 (1st ed), 312 pages, 1200 illus, $305 list
The nervous system constitutes arguably the most complex organ system in the human body, which contributes to the over-susceptibility of disease in this area. Although brain tumors were once an automatic death sentence, the outlook for recovery has brightened significantly in the past decade. The pathologist plays an indispensable role in surgical diagnosis; he or she must accurately diagnose a potentially wide array of disease entities, determine the spread of disease within millimeters, and assess patient prognosis. This new and modern reference in neuropathology comprehensively covers all the methods used by pathologists to accurately diagnose a wide array of neurologic illnesses. Brain and spinal cord tumors are the predominant focus, but a full spectrum of infectious, inflammatory, and congenital disorders are also covered in detail, in both pediatric and adult populations, with a full range of diagnostic modalities. The book is illustrated with more than 1,200 full-color photomicrographs and accompanied by a CD-ROM of all images in a downloadable format..
Nguyen: Flow Cytometry in Hematopathology
By Doyen Nguyen
2007, 350 pages, $199 list
The second edition of this volume reflects the recent advances in the FCM analysis of hematopoietic disorders. The chapters have been revised to incorporate new text and figures. The volume is aimed at hematopathologists, hematologists, pathologists, and laboratory technicians.
Nichols: Clinical Chemistry: Diagnostic Standards of Care
By James Nichols, Carol Rauch, Michael Laposata
2013 (1st ed), 176 pages, $55 list
As with other volumes in the Diagnostic Standards of Care series, Clinical Chemistry focuses specifically on understanding potential problems and sources of error in management of the clinical chemistry testing procedures, how to anticipate and avoid such problems, and how to manage them if they occur. The discussions are concise, practical, specific, and problem-based so the book directly addresses the situations and issues faced by the clinical pathologist or other manager or staff member of the chemistry team. Discussion of each problem is augmented by a case discussion giving a real-world example of how the issue can occur and how it can be effectively dealt with by the manager. The goal is to support the pathologist, manager or technologist in providing the highest possible quality of care and effective, timely consultation to the clinical staff.
Nielsen: Diagnostic Pathology: Bone
By G. Nielsen
2012 (1st ed), 500 pages, 1000 illus, $299 list
Designed as an easy-to-use and comprehensive reference for practicing pathologists, Diagnostic Pathology: Bone is a highly anticipated volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series offered by Amirsys. As readers have come to expect from Amirsys reference tools, Diagnostic Pathology: Bone is filled with nearly 1,000 superior medical images, including gross pathology, a wide range of pathology stains, a variety of radiology images of rare entities, and detailed medical illustrations. You'll also find a variety of quick-reference test data tables, one of the most useful hallmarks of the series. More than 75 diagnoses of various bone and cartilage tumor types are described in concise yet detailed bulleted text. This handsome volume is an essential guide to understanding bone tumor pathology and diagnosis.
Nielsen: Serial Analysis of Gene Expression (SAGE): Methods and Protocols
By Kare Nielsen
2010 (1st ed), 218 pages, $119 list
This book facilitates the introduction of SAGE into the laboratory and provides a framework for interpreting and comparing data derived from SAGE experiments. SAGE studies encompass 50,000 tags and can provide detailed knowledge of the 2000 most highly expressed genes in the tissue sample. The SAGE protocols presented are detailed, fully annotated, and tested, and are all written by experienced SAGE researchers from around the world.
Nightingale: Antimicrobial Pharmacodynamics in Theory and Clinical Practice
By Charles H Nightingale, Paul G Ambrose, George L Drusano and Takeo Murakawa
2007 (2nd ed), 536 pages, $230 list
Taking readers from the research laboratory to the bedside, this Second Edition compiles essential information on the pharmacodynamics of all major classes of the antimicrobial armamentarium including penicillins, cephalosposorins, cephamycins, carbapenems, monobactams, aminoglycosides, quinolones, macrolides, antifungals, antivirals, and emerging agents currently in development. Written by experienced professionals in the field, this guide uses an abundance of examples to depict methods to apply pharmacodynamic concepts to everyday clinical practice.
Nikiforov: Diagnostic Pathology and Molecular Genetics of the Thyroid
By Yuri Nikiforov
2012 (2nd ed), 448 pages, 843 illus, $225 list
Diagnostic Pathology and Molecular Genetics of the Thyroid, Second Edition, offers a comprehensive overview of the diagnostic surgical pathology, cytopathology, immunohistochemistry and molecular genetics of the thyroid diseases, including neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions. The book provides a detailed description of the surgical pathology of thyroid diseases side by side with major advances in immunohistochemistry and molecular genetics that can be used in evaluating thyroid tumors and non-neoplastic diseases.
Nielsen: Diagnostic Pathology: Bone
By G. Nielsen
2012 (1st ed), 500 pages, 1000 illus, $299 list
Designed as an easy-to-use and comprehensive reference for practicing pathologists, Diagnostic Pathology: Bone is a highly anticipated volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series offered by Amirsys. As readers have come to expect from Amirsys reference tools, Diagnostic Pathology: Bone is filled with nearly 1,000 superior medical images, including gross pathology, a wide range of pathology stains, a variety of radiology images of rare entities, and detailed medical illustrations. You'll also find a variety of quick-reference test data tables, one of the most useful hallmarks of the series. More than 75 diagnoses of various bone and cartilage tumor types are described in concise yet detailed bulleted text. This handsome volume is an essential guide to understanding bone tumor pathology and diagnosis.
Noffsinger: Gastrointestinal Diseases (Vol 5)
By Amy Noffsinger, Cecilia M. Fenoglio-Preiser, Dipen Maru, Norman Gilinsky
2008, 831 pages, $170 list
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Norkin: Virology
By Leonard Norkin
2009 (1st ed), 880 pages, $164 list
This book covers the fundamentals of viral molecular biology, with a distinctive organization based on virus families. It emphasizes the range of adaptations viruses have evolved to solve the various problems posed by their intercellular lifestyle concerning gene expression as well as other issues.
Norman: Diagnosis of Aging Skin Diseases
By Robert Norman
2010 (1st ed), 350 pages, 126 illus, $80 list
Diagnosis of Aging Skin Diseases will provide the clinician with a visual encyclopedia of geriatric dermatoses that can be used on rounds or in a reference environment. It also provides a structured review of the differential diagnosis of the lesions illustrated within the book, which will make this a priceless reference resource for all physicians dealing with older skin.
Norman: Preventative Dermatology
By Robert Norman
2010 (1st ed), 300 pages, $129 list
Preventative Dermatology is the first book fully dedicated to prevention of skin disease. It seems almost counter-intuitive to take on this task, because so much of what we do in dermatology is based on repair and restructuring of skin maladies. However, the shortage of dermatology providers and the shift to cosmetics and procedures mean that it is essential to give patients choice when deciding the best options for themselves and their therapy and to maximize their experience of receiving the best quality healthcare.
Norton: Special Topics in Tropical Dermatology
By Scott Norton
2010 (1st ed), 134 pages, $110 list
Tropical Dermatology is reviewed in this issue of Dermatologic Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Scott Norton and Aisha Sethi. Drs. Norton and Sethi have gathered a panel of experts to pen articles on topics including Buruli ulcer, Outbreaks of atypical mycobacterial disease, Streptococcal pyoderma and acute rheumatic fever, Treating MRSA in the tropics, Mosquito-borne hemorrhagic fevers, Dermatologic cases at the National Zoo, Arsenical keratoses, Chagas disease, The AAD's Botswana elective, Gentian violet and similar products used to treat pyodermas, Dermatology in Mali: Leishmaniasis, Albinism in Africa, Female genital mutilation, Use of toxic skin lightening compounds, AIDS and leprosy, and Innate immunity and anti-parasitic vaccine strategies.
Nose: Diagnostic Pathology: Endocrine
By Vania Nose
2012, 582 pages, 2400 illus, $329 list
This book features a careful review of the top 125 endocrine pathology diagnoses. Written by well known experts in endocrine pathology, this 580-page book helps surgical pathologists, fellows, and residents master required knowledge in all areas of endocrine pathology, including thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, adrenal, pancreas, skin, and inherited tumor syndromes. The diagnoses are conveniently grouped according to the gland involved. Each diagnosis includes definitions, terminology, etiology, pathogenesis, demographics, clinical presentations, therapy, prognosis, gross and microscopic pathology, differential diagnoses, and special studies including immunohistochemistry and molecular/genetics. Every diagnosis is discussed in concise, bulleted text that highlights the most diagnostically significant factors. Augmenting the text discussion are over 2,400 gorgeous medical images, including clinical images, gross pathology, histology, and a wide range of special and immunohistochemical stains. Each image is carefully annotated to highlight the most diagnostically significant factors.
Nose: Diagnostic Pathology: Familial Cancer Syndromes
By Vania Nose
2013 (1st ed), 700 pages, $249 list
Diagnostic Pathology: Familial Cancer Syndromes features a comprehensive review of the top 56 inherited tumor syndromes associated with neoplasms, which every surgical pathologists diagnoses in their daily sign-out practice. With over 175 chapters and written by well-known experts in the field, this book seeks to help surgical pathologists, clinicians, fellows, and residents understand the critical differences in diagnosing familial tumors and differentiating these from the sporadic counterpart. Besides the well-described pathology of these syndromes, the clinical implications on diagnosing these syndromes are also presented in detail. This book will guide pathologists and clinicians to master diagnostic criteria when diagnosing tumors associated with inherited tumor syndromes.
Nouri: Complications in Dermatologic Surgery
By Keyvan Nouri
2008 (1st ed), 368 pages, 450 illus, $179 list
World-renowned experts in the field guide you through the potential intra- and post-operative risks associated with the dermatologic surgeries you perform every day. You'll find cutting-edge knowledge on how to avoid and manage complications resulting from laser surgery, photodynamic therapy, hair transplantation, chemical peeling, dermabrasion, leg vein treatments, temporary fillers, permanent fillers, botulinum toxin, liposuction, blepharoplasty, facelifts and ancillary facial cosmetic surgery procedures, skin cancer surgery/Mohs' micrographic surgery, reconstructive surgery, electrosurgery, cryosurgery, nail surgery, and contact dermatitis in dermatologic surgery. The preparation of the patient, psychosocial issues, and anesthesia complications for all procedures are also covered.
Nouri: Dermatologic Surgery: Step by Step
By Keyvan Nouri
2012 (1st ed), 470 pages, $200 list
This manual offers detailed, step-by-step guidance to dermatologic surgical procedures. The coverage provides three main sections - General Dermatologic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Lasers and Miscellaneous topics - over 60 chapters with a concise templated format. Each chapter features five sections: pre-operative care, step by step surgical technique, post operative care and follow up, complications, and prevention and management of complications. Filled with clear descriptions and illustrations (5-10 per procedure), this manual and accompanying DVD provides physicians with updated and easy-to-read information for quick review and reference.
Novartis Foundation: Novel and Re-emerging Respiratory Viral Diseases
By Novartis Foundation
2008 (1st ed), 174 pages, $170 list
This book critically evaluates the latest scientific evidence on novel or re-emerging viral diseases and brings together contributions from world experts on this topic, explaining best practice in their area, and discussing lessons learned and how best to collaborate to prevent and control future outbreaks.
Nucci: Gynecologic Pathology
By Marisa R Nucci and Esther Oliva
2008 (1st ed), 592 pages $159 list
This new title offers today’s most essential gynecologic pathology know-how in a compact, high-yield format! For each pathologic entity examined, you’ll find discussions of clinical features, pathologic features (gross and microscopic), as well as ancillary studies, differential diagnosis, and prognostic and therapeutic considerations.
Nuovo: In Situ Molecular Pathology and Co-Expression Analyses
By Gerard Nuovo
2013, 298 pages, $125 list
In Situ Molecular Pathology and Co-Expression Analyses explains, in easy-to-understand language, simplified ways of understanding and performing in situ hybridization and immunohistochemistry tests. The book also focuses on straightforward protocols used to simultaneously detect two or more proteins/nucleic acids within intact tissue by doing co-expression analyses.



O'Malley: Atlas of Spleen Pathology
By Dennis O’Malley
2013 (1st ed), 176 pages, 601 illus, $189 list
The spleen is an organ which has diverse functions including immunologic and hematologic. The Atlas of Spleen Pathology describes and selectively illustrates the normal and pathologic conditions that afflict the spleen. This extraordinary collection of high quality digital images will materially aid in continuing efforts to recognize, understand, and accurately interpret the gross and light microscopic findings in spleens.
O'Malley: Benign and Reactive Conditions of Lymph Node and Spleen (Vol 7)
By Dennis P. O'Malley, Tracy I. George, Attilo Orazi, Susan L. Abbondanzo
2009, 572 pages, $165 list
One of the main reasons that this Fascicle was undertaken is that for some years there has been no single, up-to-date book containing extensive information on benign and reactive lymphoid conditions. Although malignant processes garner the majority of attention, it is the benign processes that have an underlying complexity that is often an illustration of the delicate interplay of many components of the active immune system. In diagnosing the pathologic specimen, a basic approach is: 1) to determine if the process is benign or malignant, 2) if malignant, to characterize the origin of the malignancy, and 3) to subclassify or identify the process. In some cases, the first part—the question of benign versus malignant—cannot be resolved by histomorphologic evaluation alone. The second part of the approach has become considerably easier with the advent of immunophenotypic analysis. The final issue, that of identification of the pathologic process, may be of greater or lesser importance, depending on the clinical situation. If an exact diagnosis can be made, it can have several benefits. In the case of neoplastic processes, it may indicate the type of treatment and the prognosis. In benign processes, there are other important benefits as well. Although some therapies may be instituted in benign conditions, often simply naming a thing can have great benefit to the patient. It is important to realize that even in the case of a purely reactive process, finding a name, a category, a classification, can provide real peace-of-mind to the patient. As American Journal of Clinical Pathology declares, “The hundreds of images are the greatest asset of this book. There are extraordinary renditions of such exquisite classic (yet rarely illustrated) entities: ‘sago’ and ‘lardaceous’ spleens, ‘lollipop’ and ‘explosive’ lymphoid follicles, multinucleated measles cells and hyperplastic mesothelial inclusions, and sundry mystifying diseases, including those known eponymously: Kawasaki, Kikuchi, and Kimura.” Am J Clin Pathol 2010; 133:818 For pathologists, and hematopathologists specifically, Drs. O’Malley, George, Orazi, and Abbondanzo have created a book that will serve for years as a useful guide to the multifaceted world of benign and reactive lesions of the lymphoid system.
O’Malley: Breast Pathology
By Frances P O’Malley and Sarah E Pinder
2011 (2nd ed), 400 pages, 400 illus, $185 list
Breast Pathology, a title in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series, provides all of the most essential information on the pathological entities encountered in practice in an easy-to-use format. Drs. Frances P. O'Malley, Sarah E. Pinder, and Anna Marie Mulligan provide unparalleled expert guidance for the study and diagnosis of a broad spectrum of breast lesions as well as the broad range of appearances of normal breast tissue. The consistent, practical format with a wealth of illustrations, at-a-glance boxes, and tables, along with online access at www.expertconsult.com, make this title ideal for quick reference for both novices and experienced breast pathologists
O'Rahilly: The Embryonic Human Brain
By Ronan R O'Rahilly and Fabiola Müller
2006 (3rd ed), 358 pages, $295 list
This book represents the integration of analysis of the serial sections of human embryos in the Carnegie collection with results of the latest ultrasound studies. It provides summaries of the morphological status of the brain at each stage of development, covering both normal and anomalous conditions. Preceding the atlas are several chapters that present historical aspects, techniques, and prenatal measurements, as well as an introduction to embryonic staging, and terminology accompanied by over definitions of key terms.
Odze: Odze and Goldblum Surgical Pathology of the GI Tract, Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas Pathology
By Robert D. Odze MD FRCP and John Goldblum MD FCAP FASCP FACG
2014 (3rd ed), 1632 pages, 3000 illus, $300 list
The updated edition of Surgical Pathology of the GI Tract, Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas is designed to act as a one-stop medical reference book for the entire gastrointestinal system, providing exhaustive coverage and equipping you with all of the necessary tools to make a comprehensive diagnostic workup. You'll access thousands of high-quality illustrations and eight brand-new chapters, so you can recognize and diagnose any pathological slide you encounter.
Odze: Surgical Pathology of the GI Tract, Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas
By Robert Odze
2009 (2nd ed), 1392 pages, 2250 illus, $380 list
This one-of-a-kind reference provides a comprehensive and practical guide to help you interpret endoscopic biopsies and resection specimens of all organs related to the digestive system. Plus, thanks to Expert Consult, you'll be able to access the entire contents of this title online and download all images, from anywhere there's an internet connection. The more than 2250 high quality illustrations, 30% more than in the first edition, help you recognize and diagnose any tissue sample under the microscope. Five new chapters, additional expert authors, expanded tables, and coverage of the current clinical approach to management and treatment options, particularly screening and surveillance recommendations for preneoplastic disorders, round out this unique reference.
Oehmichen: Forensic Neuropathology and Associated Neurology
By Manfred Oehmichen
2009 (1st ed), 660 pages, 264 illus, $239 list
Incorporating the most recent literature and state-of-the-art methods, this practical work and atlas covers the entire domain of neuropathology for forensic pathologists as well as for specialists in associated fields. Its concise, direct style provides the reader with succinct and easy-to-find answers to forensic, pathological, pathophysiological, biomechanical, and molecular biology problems. Additionally, the authors cover several basic and practical problems that may stimulate further research. Each chapter includes an overview of the literature as well as specified references, and features a wealth of figures, graphs, and tables. The present volume deals with specific aspects of neuropathology, and is particularly appropriate for all those interested and involved in the field of forensic pathology, forensic sciences, clinical pathology, neurology, neurosurgery, law, and criminology. Special emphasis is placed on expertise concerning the field's relevance for everyday practice and also on up-to-date data in basic research.
Oertli: Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands
By Daniel Oertli
2012 (2nd ed), 639 pages, 235 illus, $209 list
This book is a unique in-depth and comprehensive reference that covers all surgically relevant thyroid and parathyroid diseases and presents the latest information on their management. International authorities discuss operative techniques and treatments in detail and explain the rationales for their favored approaches. The topics of this second edition include the description of surgically relevant pathologies, preoperative surgical evaluation, decision making, and operative strategies for the various thyroid and parathyroid diseases. In addition, experts present the molecular basis for thyroid neoplasia, review the current understanding of the genetics of inherited thyroid and parathyroid diseases, and discuss the management of recurrent and locally invasive thyroid cancer. Evolving modern operative techniques such as neuromonitoring and minimally invasive (videoscopic) approaches to the thyroid and parathyroids are also covered.
Oliva: Diagnostic Pathology: Gynecologic Pathology
By Ester Oliva, Marisa Nucci
2014 (1st ed), 800 pages, $299 list
Designed as an easy-to-use and comprehensive reference for practicing pathologists and pathologists-in-training, Diagnostic Pathology: Gynecologic Pathology is a highly anticipated title in the Diagnostic Pathology series offered by Amirsys. This textbook is filled with bulleted, but highly detailed, text on common and uncommon entities involving the female genital tract including tumor and tumor-like lesions. It is filled with superior medical images, including gross and microscopic pathology, a wide range of supportive immunohistochemistry, and detailed medical illustrations with numerous examples of morphologic findings. For each site within the female genital tract, you’ll find reference to important anatomic, histologic, and specimen handling issues including those encountered at the time of frozen section. In addition, uncommonly discussed topics such as inflammatory diseases of the vulva are covered by experts in the field of dermatopathology. You’ll also find new information on classification of squamous lesions of the distal female genital tract. Moreover, each chapter will cover the role of immunohistochemistry as well as other ancillary techniques in the differential diagnosis in gynecologic pathology. This volume is intended to be a concise, user friendly, superior diagnostic textbook for the busy practicing pathologist as well as pathology residents and fellows in training.
Olteanu: Lymph Nodes
By Horatiu Olteanu
2012 (1st ed), 256 pages, $80 list
The Demos Surgical Pathology Guides series presents in summary and visual form the basic knowledge base that every practicing pathologist needs every working day. Series volumes cover the major specialty areas of surgical pathology, and coverage emphasizes the key entities and diagnoses that pathologists will see in practice, and that they must know whether in training or practice. The emphasis is on the basic morphology with newer techniques represented where they are frequently used. The series provides a handy summary and quick reference that any pathology resident or fellow will find useful. Experienced practitioners will find the series valuable as a portable "refresher course" or review tool.
Oltvai: Systems Biology in the Clinical Laboratory, An Issue of Clinics in Laboratory Medicine
By Zoltan Oltvai
2012 (1st ed), 370 pages, $105 list
This issue of Clinics in Laboratory Medicine, Guest Edited by Zoltan Oltvai, MD, will focus on Conceptual Advances in Pathology. The issue will discuss the convergence of anatomic pathology, clinical pathology and genomics and other sciences, with the technological underpinning of digital pathology. Topics will include: CAD in digital pathology and Modeling protein motion.
Onerci: Nasal Physiology and Pathophysiology of Nasal Disorders
By T. Onerci
2013, 400 pages, 171 illus, $209 list
Nasal physiology and pathophysiology is a relatively neglected area, yet without a deep knowledge of the physiology it is impossible to understand the impact of structural changes and the process of disease development or to make sound treatment decisions. With the help of numerous tables, schematic drawings, and color photographs, this book will enable the reader to understand the nasal physiology and pathophysiology in detail. All four functions of the nose - respiration, defense, olfaction, and cosmesis - are covered. Each chapter addresses one important aspect in an accessible way, and each is written by an acknowledged expert on the topic under consideration. The various techniques of clinical evaluation of nasal function are fully discussed, and current trends and future directions in nasal physiologic research are also explored. This book will be of value to both practicing otorhinolaryngologists and novices in the field.
Orazi: Illustrated Pathology of the Bone Marrow
By Attilio Orazi
2006 (1st ed), 160 pages, $155 list
This book provides a highly illustrated and comprehensive account of the diseases of the human bone marrow. It will help experienced clinicians and those in training to answer the practical diagnostic questions that arise during the routine analysis of bone marrow core biopsy specimens. Throughout the text, histologic interpretation is integrated with clinical and laboratory findings. Emphasis is placed on the evaluation of peripheral blood, aspirate smear, clot section and core biopsy, as well as ancillary techniques including flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of hematologic disorders of the marrow. The text is illustrated with numerous color figures, charts and tables, and descriptions of real case situations using the most up-to-date classification systems. Illustrated Pathology of Bone Marrow should be read by all pathologists, hematologists and laboratory technicians involved in the analysis of bone marrow specimens.
Orazi: Knowles Neoplastic Hematopathology
By Attilio Orazi, Kathy Foucar, Daniel Knowles, Lawrence M Weiss
2013 (3rd ed), 1304 pages, 2000 illus, $350 list
The Third Edition of Knowles Neoplastic Hematopathology has been thoroughly updated by the world's experts to cover all aspects of neoplastic hematopathology, a field that covers disorders of the bone marrow, spleen, and lymphatic system. Now in full-color, this completely revised and expanded edition integrates the basic science, modern diagnostic techniques, and clinical aspects of malignant diseases affecting these organs. It is the most comprehensive, encyclopedic textbook concerning neoplastic hematopathology available on the market today.
Orkin: Nathan & Oski's Hematology of Infancy and Childhood
By Stuart Orkin
2009 (7th ed), $500 list
To address the growing complexities of childhood cancers and hematology disorders, Nathan and Oski's Hematology of Infancy and Childhood has been divided into two distinct volumes. Nathan and Oski's Hematology of Infancy and Childhood, 7th Edition focuses exclusively on pediatric blood disorders. And, the new Oncology of Infancy and Childhood offers far greater coverage of childhood cancers than Nathan and Oski's previously provided, while maintaining the practical approach that you can trust. These exciting new full-color references bring together the pathophysiology of disease with detailed clinical guidance to provide you with the most comprehensive, authoritative, up-to-date information for diagnosing and treating children with cancer and hematologic disorders. Written by the leading names in pediatric oncology and hematology, these resources offer you the essential tools you need to overcome any challenge.
Ortolani: Flow Cytometry of Hematological Malignancies
By Claudio Ortolani
2011 (1st ed), 328 pages, $167 list
Flow Cytometry of Hematological Malignancies contains an array of graphical outputs produced by the technique in the study of the most (and the least) common diseases. The images included allow you to compare your own results with a third party reference pattern. There is a detailed description of the main leukocyte antigens, together with a description of their distribution amongst normal and abnormal blood cells. The book also provides a comprehensive description of the phenotype of every neoplastic blood disease recorded in the WHO classification system, including all the instructions needed to recognise and classify even the least common entity.
Otley: Skin Disease in Organ Transplantation
By Clark Otley
2008 (1st ed), 364 pages, $185 list
The potent systemic immunosuppression therapy necessary to sustain a life-saving solid organ transplant is associated with many adverse cutaneous effects. This is the first scholarly compilation of the knowledge base surrounding the care of solid organ transplant recipients with dermatologic diseases. Supplemented with dozens of full-color photographs, Skin Disease in Organ Transplantation brings together decades of knowledge into a cohesive format. It is an outstanding resource for transplant providers and dermatologists to determine the optimal diagnostic and therapeutic approach to the problems of cutaneous disease in organ transplant recipients.
Ottaviani: Crib Death - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS): Sudden Infant and Perinatal Unexplained Death: The Pathologist's Viewpoint
By Giulia Ottaviani
2014 (2nd ed), 203 pages, 51 illus., $139 list
Crib death or sudden infant death syndrome is the most frequent death-causing syndrome during the first year of life, striking one infant in every 700-1,000. Despite a wide spectrum of theories and years of research, crib death remains a great enigma. This book describes systematic studies of the cardiovascular system and autonomic nervous system carried out in a large number of infants, newborns, and fetuses who have died suddenly and unexpectedly, as well as in age-matched control cases.
Oury: Pathology of Asbestos-Associated Diseases
By Tim D. Oury, Thomas A. Sporn, Victor L. Roggli
2014 (1st ed), 422 pages, 190 illus, $189 list
Pathology of Asbestos-Associated Diseases integrates the newest research and advances in its discussion of asbestos-induced diseases. Organized in 13 chapters, the book begins with background information on the mineralogy of asbestos, occupation and environmental exposure to asbestos, and asbestosis. A detailed discussion on mesothelioma includes a historical background, addresses etiologic considerations and epidemiology, pathologic features, differential diagnosis and treatment and prognosis. Guidelines for assessing and identifying asbestos-associated carcinomas of the lung, including histopathology and differential diagnosis, are discussed. The text also addresses the explosion of research in the area of molecular biology and the abundance of information bearing on the mechanisms by which asbestos causes disease. Chapters also cover cytopathology and experimental models of asbestos-related diseases. The diseases associated with asbestos have significant medico-legal implications, and there are two chapters dedicated to addressing the issue.
Ovalle: Netter's Essential Histology
By William Ovalle
2013 (1st ed), 536 pages, 78 illus, $80 list
Here's a contemporary and visual overview of normal histology that combines classic Netter illustrations and new drawings in the Netter style, with original light and electron micrographs, and succinct explanatory text to give you a rich understanding of this vital subject. Excellent as both a reference and a review, this book will serve you well at any stage of your healthcare career.
Owen: Kuby Immunology
By Judy Owen
2013 (7th ed), 574 pages, $111 list
Presenting current concepts in an experimental context, Kuby Immunology has been thoroughly updated to include a new chapter on innate immunity, a capstone chapter on immune responses in time and space, and many new focus boxes drawing attention to exciting clinical, evolutionary and experimental connections that help bring the material to life.
Owens: Antimicrobial Resistance: Problem Pathogens and Clinical Countermeasures
By Robert C Owens Jr and Ebbing Lautenbach
2007 (1st ed), 520 pages, $230 list
This publication provides a state-of-the-art overview of key issues related to antimicrobial resistance, including a focus on key pathogens causing common healthcare-associated and community-acquired infections. The epidemiology and therapeutic considerations of these antimicrobial resistant organisms are discussed, as well as the clinical and health economic impact of infections caused by them.
Owens: Atlas of Esophagus and Stomach Pathology
By Scott R. Owens, Henry D. Appelman
2013, 131 pages, 373 illus, $139 list
Atlas of Esophagus and Stomach Pathology provides an image-based resource for those studying normal histology of the upper gastrointestinal tract, as well as the microscopic manifestations of developmental abnormalities, toxic insults, infectious diseases, inflammatory and autoimmune conditions, and neoplasia in the esophagus and stomach. Because modern gastrointestinal pathology practice centers on specimens obtained during endoscopic examination, the atlas focuses on biopsy pathology, providing “real-world” microscopic images and ancillary diagnostic studies for most commonly-encountered abnormalities and diseases affecting these two organs. The book is supplemented with endoscopic and special study images.



Paech: Compendium of Surface Microscopic and Dermoscopic Features
By Volker Paech
2008 (1st ed), 150 pages, 195 illus, $139 list
This unique guide provides a comprehensive, current, and accurate A-Z encyclopaedia to clarify the meaning of surface microscopic and dermoscopic terminology including a broad range of both melanocytic and non-melanocytic skin lesions. It will support dermatologists, histopathologists and all other physicians in charge of a biopsy and excision decision.
Pagana: Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference
By Kathleen Pagana
2012 (1st ed), 1088 pages, $52 list
Get fast access to important diagnostic tests and procedures with Mosby's Diagnostic & Laboratory Test Reference, 11th Edition by Kathleen Deska Pagana and Timothy J. Pagana. In this bestselling handbook, concise test entries are arranged alphabetically and reflect the latest in research and diagnostic testing. Each test entry includes vital information such as alternate or abbreviated test names, type of test, normal and abnormal findings, possible critical values, test explanation and related physiology, contraindications, potential complications, interfering factors, and patient care before, during, and after the test. To simplify lookup, related tests and studies are cross-referenced. A compact size, durable cover, and A-to-Z thumb tabs make this book ideal for quick reference on the job.
Pagana: Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests
By Kathleen Pagana
2009 (1st ed), 1264 pages, $58 list
Widely used in both academic and clinical settings, this comprehensive resource provides clear, concise coverage of more than 700 of the most commonly performed diagnostic and laboratory tests - including 30 new to this edition. Chapters are organized by test type and begin with a list of the tests covered, followed by a test type overview with specimen collection techniques. Tests are presented in a consistent format with normal findings, indications, test explanation, procedure and patient care, and test results and clinical significance, as well as any applicable contraindications, potential complications, interfering factors, and related tests.
Palazzo: Difficult Diagnoses in Breast Pathology
By Juan Palazzo
2011 (1st ed), 264 pages, $140 list
Difficult Diagnoses in Breast Pathology" will have a special focus on the difficult diagnostic problems in breast disease for the surgical pathologist: needle core biopsy interpretation, diagnosis of precursor lesions and early stage disease, recognition of neoplastic mimics and other misleading variants, and other particularly difficult areas including appropriate use of newer immunohistochemical markers, where appropriate. Prognostic questions and early staging are of special importance in the pathologist's collaboration with oncology clinicians and, increasingly, in informing patients and participating in ongoing management assessment. Throughout, the emphasis will be on a visual presentation with high-quality images on the more difficult problems and questions that the pathologist is likely to have in evaluation of breast disease. In this book, each chapter is authored by recognized expert in the area. It features: hundreds of high-quality images; tables and key points in each chapter that summarize the most important findings; and offers coverage based on addressing in detail the real-world diagnostic problems the pathologist will face in daily practice.
Paller: Hurwitz Clinical Pediatric Dermatology
By Amy Paller
2011 (4th ed), 768 pages, 1000 illus, $169 list
Hurwitz Clinical Pediatric Dermatology, by Amy S. Paller, MD and Anthony J. Mancini, MD, gives you easy access to the practical, definitive guidance you need to expertly identify and manage all types of skin disorders seen in children. Continuing the legacy of Dr. Sidney Hurwitz’s beloved reference, it covers all pediatric dermatoses in a thorough, yet efficient and accessible way, enabling you to get the answers you need quickly and provide your patients with the most effective care. This edition brings you up to date on the latest classification schemes, the molecular basis for genetic skin disorders, atopic dermatitis, hemangiomas, viral disorders, bites and infestations, hypersensitivity disorders, collagen vascular disorders, bacterial and fungal infections, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, and much more.
Pambuccian: Lymph Node Cytopathology
By Steffan Pambuccian
2010 (1st ed), 240 pages, 190 illus, $60 list
This volume in the Essentials in Cytopathology book series will focus on the cytopathology of lymph nodes. It will address the topic of fine needle aspiration of lymph nodes and fulfill the need for an easy-to-use and authoritative synopsis of lymph node cytopathology. The book with adopt an algorithmic diagnostic approach, starting from the cytomorphologic pattern of the lymph node aspirate. The focus will be on the appropriate and effective use of ancillary studies (immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, fluorescence in situ hybridization and molecular techniques) and integration of their results into the final diagnosis.
Panarelli: Frozen Section Library: Appendix, Colon and Anus
By Nicole Panarelli
2010 (1st ed), 136 pages, 148 illus, $80 list
The Frozen Section of Appendix, Colon, and Anus will provide a convenient, user-friendly handbook to expedite use when performing intraoperative consultations on colonic resection specimens. This book will be 5 X 8 inches in size and is estimated to contain 200 to 250 pages in toto with 100 to 150 color figures. The book will be divided into chapters that emphasize the common questions that pathologists must answer on frozen section examination and the pitfalls associated with those specific diagnoses. The diagnostic issues impacting immediate surgical decision-making will be color illustrated and discussed succinctly, including the well-known problems associated with gross assessment of cancer cases, assessment of treated rectal carcinoma, and evaluation for Hirschsprung’s disease. Specific issues related to anal pathology (e.g. Paget’s disease) and appendiceal neoplasia will also be addressed.
Pantanowitz: Cytopathology of Infectious Diseases
By Liron Pantanowitz, Pam Michelow and Walid E. Khalbuss
2012 (1st ed), 411 pages, 195 illus, $80 list
Cytopathology of Infectious Diseases is the first book of its kind to focus entirely on the cytopathology of infectious diseases. It contains all of the pertinent information about the cytology of infectious diseases and microorganisms and will serve as an ideal handy reference. This unique volume covers the cytomorphology of various microorganisms and the host reactions they elicit, and also incorporates an update on advances in the field. Newly recognized infections such as the recent discovery of the Merkel Cell Polyomavirus (MCV) are included, as well as the utility of new immunostains (e.g. CM2B4 for MCV) and the role of molecular techniques that assist in the identification, classification and even quantification of microorganisms. Each chapter is succinctly written and concisely referenced with key published articles and resources. The volume includes practical pointers, useful diagnostic criteria, differential diagnoses and potential pitfalls. Many color images of high resolution that illustrate microorganisms (e.g. branching hyphae) and host reactions (e.g. viral cytopathic effect) are included throughout. Relevant tables with diagrams that provide quick reference guides are incorporated. Cytopathology of Infectious Diseases will serve as a valuable reference tool for cytopathologists, anatomical/clinical pathologists, cytotechnologists, pathology residents and cytopathology fellows.
Pantanowitz: Pathology Informatics
By Liron Pantanowitz
2012 (1st ed), 352 pages, $129 list
Pathology Informatics: Theory & Practice is the first multi-authored, current and comprehensive compendium of the diverse and rapidly expanding field of pathology informatics. It includes all of the critical and practical advice for management, operations, budgeting, and project planning and will serve as a comprehensive review of the field for students, pathologists, and laboratory professionals. This book deals with the role of computing hardware, software and databases involved in the efficient information management for pathology practice, as well as the fundamental science of informatics that is so deeply embedded in this subspecialty.
Pantanowitz: Practical Informatics for Cytopathology
By Liron Pantanowitz and Anil Parwani
2014 (1st ed), 225 pages, 72 illus, $80 list
Practical Informatics for Cytopathology provides a concise and practical overview of pathology informatics. The book offers a succinct overview of basic computing and laboratory information systems applied specifically to the field of cytopathology. Readers are exposed to emerging areas in pathology informatics, such as specimen tracking and digital imaging. Valuable features of this volume include summary tables, diagrams, vital resources and a glossary of informatics terms to help readers.
Parham: Current Concepts in Pediatric Pathology, An Issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics
By David Parham
2010 (1st ed), 876 pages, $57 list
Topics include: Vascular malformations and neoplasms; New entities in pediatric lung disease; Modern diagnosis of small cell malignancies of children; Diagnosis of intersex conditions; Enteropathies of childhood; Renal cell carcinoma in children; Myofibroblastic tumors in children; Epithelial malignancies in children; Motility disorders in children; Biopsy diagnosis of inherited liver disease; Frozen section diagnosis of pediatric brain tumors; Diagnosis in pediatric transplant biopsies.
Parham: Pediatric Malignancies: Pathology and Imaging
By David Parham, Joseph Khoury and M Beth McCarville
2014, 429 pages, 349 illus, $170 list
Pediatric tumors comprise a unique set of diseases that may pose diagnostic challenges to pathologists, oncologists, and pediatricians. Pediatric Tumor Pathology: A Practical Approach serves as a state-of-the-art reference for understanding the fundamental biology and diagnostic aspects of pediatric tumors. This volume stands apart from other books covering pediatric neoplasia by providing an in-depth analysis of the pathogenetic and diagnostic aspects of the most commonly encountered tumors.
Parish: Manual of Gender Dermatology
By Lawrence Parish
2010 (1st ed), 300 pages, $129 list
The Manual of Gender Dermatology provides a research-based guide to the mechanisms of gender differentiation for common dermatologic pathology. Key topics include hormonal differences, gender psychology, environmental effects, skin disorders, infections and infestations, interventions and more. Written by experts in the field of dermatology and cutaneous biology, this is an essential resource for practicing dermatologists, nurses, and students.
Parwani: Current Concepts in Genitourinary Pathology
By Anil Parwani
2009 (1st ed), 240 pages, $57 list
One of the unique aspects of this presentation is the comprehensive coverage of the molecular pathology of each organ from the genitourinary tract with discussion of currently known key tumor markers and techniques. Each presentation provides the reader key gross and microscopic features, differential diagnosis, diagnosis and prognosis. For all the key disease entities, key features, differential diagnosis and pitfalls are presented in quick-reference boxes. This information can be rapidly available for daily sign out or even in preparation for a tumor board or teaching conference.
Parwani: Pathology Informatics, An Issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics
By Anil V. Parwani, M.D.
2015, $99 list
This issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics takes a departure from its presentation of Differential Diagnosis, Histopathology, Staging, and Prognosis of tumors in different anatomic sites. This special issue is devoted to topics in pathology informatics as they relate to the practice of surgical pathology. Topics include: Basics of Information Systems (Hardware, Software); Networks, Interfaces and Communications; Databases; Data Representation, Coding and Communication Standards; Laboratory Information Systems; Enhancing and Customizing Laboratory Information Systems to Improve/Enhance Pathologist Workflow; Laboratory Management and Operations; Specialized Laboratory Information Systems; Middleware and Laboratory Automation; Synoptic Reporting in Anatomical Pathology; Bar Coding and Tracking; Molecular Pathology Informatics; Informatics and Autopsy Pathology; Pathology Informatics and Project Management; Digital Imaging Basics; Use of Digital Images in Clinical Practice; Whole Slide Imaging; Telepathology; Mobile Technologies for the Surgical Pathologist; Image Analysis; Advanced Imaging Techniques; Healthcare Information Systems; Data Security and Reliability; Role of Informatics in Patient Safety and Quality Assurance; Role of Pathology Informatics in IT Leadership; Selection and Implementation of New Information Systems; Biomedical Informatics and Research Informatics; Training in Pathology Informatics; and Building Tools for the Surgical Pathologist: Next Generation Pathologist.
Pasculle: Emerging Pathogens: An Issue of Clinics in Laboratory Medicine
By William Pasculle
2010 (1st ed), 364 pages, $105 list
This issue of Clinics in Laboratory Medicine, Guest Edited by William Pasculle, MD, and James Snyder, PhD, on the topic of Emerging Pathogens will include the following article topics: Avian Influenza; Listeriosis; Shiga Toxin-producing E Coli; West Nile Virus; Hanta Virus; Malaria; Metapneumovirus; Dengue; Ebola; Staph aureus MRSA; Chikunguna; Bocavirus; HIV; Tickborne Bunyaviridae; Tickborne Flaviviridae; TB; SARS; Yellow Fever; Anaplasma/Ehrlichica; Prion Diseases; Lyme Disease; and Clostridium difficile.
Pass: Principles and Practice of Lung Cancer
By Harvey Pass
2010 (4th ed), 1040 pages, $199 list
Thoroughly revised and updated, this Fourth Edition is the most comprehensive, current reference on lung cancer, with contributions from the world's foremost surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, pulmonologists, and basic scientists. Coverage includes complete information on combined modality treatments for small cell and non-small cell lung cancer and on complications of treatment and management of metastases. Emphasis is also given to early detection, screening, prevention, and new imaging techniques.
Patestas: Textbook of Neuroanatomy
By Maria A Patestas and Leslie P Gartner
2006 (1st ed), 432 pages, 270 illus, $85 list
This complete, yet concise text is designed to help students easily master the anatomy and basic physiology of the nervous system. Accessible and clear, the text highlights interrelationships between systems, structures, and the rest of the body as it moves through various regions of the brain.
Pathology Student: The Complete (But Not Obsessive) Hematopathology Guide
By Pathology Student
Kindle Edition, $10 list
If you're studying for boards, or if you're faced with hematopathology in your regular pathology course, you might find that you are in need of a thorough but not-too-detailed study guide-something that gives you a nice underlying structure, and then fills in the diseases with just the right amount of information. Well, here it is, in immediately-accessible e-book form! The Complete (but not obsessive) Hematopathology Guide gives you an introduction to hematology (with clinical pearls and laboratory tests), lays out a framework for understanding the differences between the big groups of disorders, and then delves into the main diseases: anemia, benign leukocytoses, acute myeloid leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chronic myeloproliferative disorders, chronic lymphoproliferative disorders, myeloma, benign lymph node disorders, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and Hodgkin disease.
Patil: McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review Anatomic Pathology
By Deepa Patil, Deborah Chute and Richard Prayson
2013 (1st ed), 560 pages, 450 illus, $90 list
McGraw-Hill Education Specialty Board Review: Anatomic Pathology is the perfect way for residents to prepare for the Anatomic Pathology Board Examination and for practicing pathologists to prepare for recertification. You will find everything you need in one comprehensive, full-color review…multiple-choice questions with detailed answer explanations, hundreds of full-color illustrations, suggested readings, and case-based scenarios.
Patil: McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review Anatomic Pathology Flashcards
By Deepa Patil, Deborah Chute and Richard Prayson
2014, 512 pages, 250 Flashcards, $48 list
McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review Anatomic Pathology Flashcards provide a fast, fun, and effective way for pathology residents to prepare for the anatomic pathology board exam they must pass in order to become certified.
Pattnaik: Biology and Pathogenesis of Rhabdo- and Filoviruses
By Asit K. Pattnaik and Michael A. Whitt
2015, 636 pages, $168 list
Rhabdoviruses and Filoviruses are single-stranded, non-segmented, negative-strand RNA viruses, many of which cause significant morbidity and mortality in humans and animals. Certain members of these virus families have been used as excellent model systems to understand the molecular biology of replication, host responses to infections, and viral countermeasures. Rhabdoviruses have also been used as vaccine vectors as well as oncolytic agents. Studies on Filoviruses have now provided significant insights into how they enter susceptible cells, replicate and cause disease, and also how they evade the host's immune mechanisms. This book addresses the most recent findings on Rhabdovirus and Filovirus structure, replication mechanisms, host cell responses to virus infections and viral countermeasures. Chapters on emerging viruses as well as approaches for therapeutic interventions have also been included. This book represents an authoritative text that brings together the most recent advances on the cellular and molecular biology of Rhabdo- and Filoviruses, including mechanisms of pathogenesis.
Patterson: Translational Cardiology
By Cam Patterson and Monte Williams
2012 (1st ed), 558 pages, 67 illus, $239 list
Translational Cardiology: Molecular Basis of Cardiac Metabolism, Cardiac Remodeling, Translational Therapies and Imaging Techniques provides an up-to-date introduction to the role circadian rhythms, cardiac plasticity, and mechanotransduction play in the heart, while at the same time introducing new developments in cellular, viral, and non-biologic therapies that are in the process of being developed. Importantly, the focus of this book is on topics that, due to their novelty, are largely not covered in the other major textbooks. A special emphasis is placed on the molecular basis of cardiac metabolism, new concepts in cardiac remodeling, and translational therapies and imaging techniques currently under development for clinical use. The chapters are written by experts from diverse clinical and biomedical research backgrounds. Translational Cardiology: Molecular Basis of Cardiac Metabolism, Cardiac Remodeling, Translational Therapies and Imaging Techniques simplifies the complexity of the molecular basis of disease by focusing on patient-oriented disease mechanisms and therapies and is of great value to a broad audience including physicians (e.g. cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, pathologists) as well as translational biomedical researchers in a wide range of disciplines.
Patterson: Nonmelanocytic Tumors of the Skin (AFIP Atlas of Tumor Pathology, Series 4, Vol 4)
By James W Patterson and Mark R Wick
2006, 524 pages, 880 illus, $165 list
This publication, and its soon to be published companion volume on Melanocytic Tumors of the Skin, will serve as the most comprehensive and useful guides available to cutaneous tumors and tumor-like lesions.
Patterson: Practical Skin Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach
By James Patterson
2013, 784 pages, 1400 illus, $285 list
Practical Skin Pathology is the only dermatopathology reference that uses a systematic pattern recognition approach to help you achieve more accurate diagnoses of both neoplastic and non-neoplastic skin diseases. This volume in the Pattern Recognition Series helps you to efficiently and confidently evaluate even the most challenging skin diseases and lesions.
Patterson: Weedon's Skin Pathology
By James Patterson
2015 (4th ed), 1,262 pages, 1,200+ illus, $360 list
The unquestioned leader in dermatopathology resources, Weedon's Skin Pathology returns with expanded and updated coverage in this specialized field of pathology. Offering an enhanced emphasis on differential diagnosis, new author Dr. James W. Patterson provides the most clinically relevant developments in molecular biology and techniques while maintaining Dr. Weedon's consistent, uniform approach to the subject. From practitioners and specialists to pathologists and dermatologists, this medical reference book is an essential addition to any dermatopathological library.
Paul: Fundamental Immunology
By William Paul
2012 (7th ed), 1312 pages, $204 list
Now full-color throughout the book’s fully revised and updated content reflects the latest advances in the field. Current insights enhance readers’ understanding of immune system function. The text’s unique approach bridges the gap between basic immunology and the disease process. Extensive coverage of molecular biology explains the molecular dynamics underlying immune disorders and their treatment. Abundant illustrations and tables deliver essential information at a glance. Plus a convenient companion website features the fully searchable text with all references linked to PubMed.
Pavelka: Functional Ultrastructure: Atlas of Tissue Biology and Pathology
By Margit Pavelka and Jürgen Roth
2015, 402 pages, $209 list
This atlas provides a detailed insight into the complex structure and organization of cells and tissues, and highlights their specific functions as well as the dynamics of diverse intracellular processes. Highly informative electron micrographs are complemented by explanatory texts, selected references and schemes. The concept that subcellular organelles provide the structural foundation for fundamental processes of living organisms is emphasized. The first part covers the cellular organelles and changes caused by experiments or occurring under pathological conditions. The second part employs selected examples to illustrate the principles of functional tissue organization and typical changes resulting from experimental induction or pathological situations. The third edition of the atlas, revised and extended by 23 plates, thus provides an invaluable resource for scientists and students of medicine and biological sciences, particularly of histology, cell and molecular biology. Moreover, it will serve as a handy reference guide for diagnostic and research electron microscopy laboratories in clinical, industrial, and academic settings.
Paye: Handbook of Cosmetic Science and Technology
By Marc Paye
2009 (3rd ed), 869 pages, 600 illus, $350 list
Edited by a team of experienced and internationally renowned contributors, the updated edition is the standard reference for cosmetic chemists and dermatologists seeking the latest innovations and technology for the formulation, design, testing, use, and production of cosmetic products for skin, hair, and nails.
Peacock: Oxford Handbook of Medical Statistics
By Janet Peacock
2011 (1st ed), 544 pages, $48 list
Written in an easily accessible style, the Oxford Handbook of Medical Statistics provides doctors and medical students with a concise and thorough account of this often difficult subject. It promotes understanding and interpretation of statistical methods across a wide range of topics, from study design and sample size considerations, through t- and chi-squared tests, to complex multifactor analyses, using examples from published research. References for further reading are given for more information on specific topics.
Peat: Medical Statistics
By Jennifer Peat
2005 (1st ed), 338 pages, $90 list
This hands-on guide is much more than a basic medical statistics introduction. It equips you with the statistical tools required for evidence-based clinical research.
Pecorino: Molecular Biology of Cancer
By Lauren Pecorino
2012 (3rd ed), 352 pages, $51 list
The third edition of The Molecular Biology of Cancer: Mechanisms, Targets, and Therapeutics offers a fresh approach to the study of the molecular basis of cancer, by showing how our understanding of the defective mechanisms that drive cancer is leading to the development of new targeted therapeutic agents.
Pelengaris: The Molecular Biology of Cancer
By Stella Pelengaris
2013 (2nd ed), 636 pages, $100 list
This comprehensive text provides a detailed overview of the molecular mechanisms underpinning the development of cancer and its treatment. Written by an international panel of researchers, specialists and practitioners in the field, the text discusses all aspects of cancer biology from the causes, development and diagnosis through to the treatment of cancer. The text offers in-depth coverage of traditional areas of study, while also discussing areas of controversy and emerging importance and highlighting future directions for research.
Peat: Medical Statistics
By Jennifer Peat
2005 (1st ed), 338 pages, $90 list
This hands-on guide is much more than a basic medical statistics introduction. It equips you with the statistical tools required for evidence-based clinical research.
Peat: Scientific Writing
By Jennifer Peat
2002 (1st Ed), 292 pages, $45 list
Comprehensive handbook provides a step-by-step process for becoming published in the biomedical field. Topics include scientific writing, getting started, finishing the paper, punctuation, support systems, writing style, and grammar. Presents highlights in two-tone tables and boxes.
Pecorino: Molecular Biology of Cancer
By Lauren Pecorino
2012 (3rd ed), 352 pages, $51 list
The third edition of The Molecular Biology of Cancer: Mechanisms, Targets, and Therapeutics offers a fresh approach to the study of the molecular basis of cancer, by showing how our understanding of the defective mechanisms that drive cancer is leading to the development of new targeted therapeutic agents.
Pelengaris: The Molecular Biology of Cancer
By Stella Pelengaris
2013 (2nd ed), 636 pages, $100 list
This comprehensive text provides a detailed overview of the molecular mechanisms underpinning the development of cancer and its treatment. Written by an international panel of researchers, specialists and practitioners in the field, the text discusses all aspects of cancer biology from the causes, development and diagnosis through to the treatment of cancer. The text offers in-depth coverage of traditional areas of study, while also discussing areas of controversy and emerging importance and highlighting future directions for research.
Pereira: Atlas of Peripheral Blood
By Irma Pereira
2011, 304 pages, 310 illus, $155 list
This book will be a full-color atlas of both benign and neoplastic proliferations in the blood. The book will illustrate the morphologic features on peripheral blood smears of the various disorders and the text will focus on diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis and modern classification terminology. The book may be used as a stand-alone resource and should be useful to trainees and clinicians that routinely review peripheral blood smears.
Perry: Practical Surgical Neuropathology
By Arie Perry
2010 (1st ed), 600 pages, 1430 illus, $279 list
Practical Surgical Neuropathy-a volume in the new Pattern Recognition series- offers you a practical guide to solving the problems you encounter in the surgical reporting room. Drs. Arie Perry and Daniel J. Brat present diagnoses according to a pattern-based organization that guides you from a histological pattern, through the appropriate work-up, around the pitfalls, and to the best diagnosis. Lavish 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. No other single source delivers the practical, hands-on information you need to solve even the toughest diagnostic challenges in neuropathology.
Peters: Successes and Limitations of Targeted Cancer Therapy
By S. Peters and R.A. Stahel
2014, 118 pages, 12 illus, $171 list
This book provides an up-to-date overview of the advances and limitations of targeted therapy for several tumor entities including breast cancer, colon cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumors, lung cancer, melanoma, ovarian cancer and renal cell carcinoma. Written by over a dozen internationally renowned scientists, the book is suitable for advanced students, postdoctoral researchers, scientists and clinicians who wish to update their knowledge of the latest approaches to targeted cancer therapies.
Peters: A Practical Guide to Frozen Section Technique
By Stephen Peters
2010 (1st ed), 194 pages, 98 illus, $99 list
A Practical Guide to Frozen Section Technique offers an easy to learn approach to frozen section technique in the form of a highly illustrated handbook intended for onsite use in the laboratory. The book begins with a novel, clearly delineated, step by step approach to learning continuous motion brush technique. Emphasis is placed on recognizing and correcting artifacts during the preparation process. The book addresses all of the steps in the preparation of slides from cutting through cover-slipping. The author’s unique, original techniques for tissue embedding including face down embedding in steel well bars, frozen block cryoembedding and paper cryoembedding are detailed. Variables key to the quality of the preparation including block temperature, tissue properties and section thickness are detailed. The book also covers understanding the cryostat and basic maintenance and care. Sections covering techniques used in Mohs dermatologic surgery, and techniques used in basic animal and human research are discussed by noted experts in their field.
Peters: Atlas of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
By Wallace Peters
2006 (6th ed), 448 pages, 1200 illus, $135 list
Increased global travel has changed the way we think about disease distribution. Diseases once considered of localised interest can be disseminated more readily than ever due to the increased speed of international travel. This is your perfect visual guide to diagnosing these diseases. The Sixth Edition of this internationally acclaimed atlas is the most comprehensive ever, with extensively revised text and more than 1200 stunning images.
Petersen: Urologic Pathology
By Robert Petersen
2008 (3rd ed), 656 pages, 600 illus, $300 list
The Third Edition of this definitive reference provides comprehensive, current, and authoritative coverage of the entire spectrum of urologic surgical pathology. The book emphasizes diagnostic morphology and includes clinical-pathologic correlations. This thoroughly updated edition clarifies histologic variants of prognostic value in urinary bladder cancers and prostate carcinomas and identifies tumor markers useful in both diagnosis and post-therapy management of cancer patients. Also included are current diagnostic criteria for urothelial carcinomas, the latest TNM staging of urogenital organ malignancies, and up-to-date renal tumor classifications, including cytogenetic, immunohistochemical, and morphologic correlations.
Petrie: Medical Statistics at a Glance
By Aviva Petrie
2009 (3rd ed), 180 pages, $42 list
Medical Statistics at a Glance is a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid for this complex subject. The self-contained chapters explain the underlying concepts of medical statistics and provide a guide to the most commonly used statistical procedures.
Petrie: Medical Statistics at a Glance Workbook
By Aviva Petrie
2013 (2nd ed), 120 pages, $28 list
This comprehensive workbook contains a variety of self-assessment methods that allow readers to test their statistical knowledge, put it into practice, and apply it in a medical context, while also providing guidance when critically appraising published literature. It is designed to support the best-selling third edition of Medical Statistics at a Glance, to which it is fully cross-referenced, but may be used independently of it.
Pfeifer: Molecular Genetic Testing in Surgical Pathology
By John Pfeifer
2005 (1st ed), 473 pages, $179 list
Written by experts from Washington University School of Medicine, this text is a thorough review of the specific molecular genetic techniques that can provide diagnostically useful molecular genetic information on tissue samples—including cytogenetics, fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), PCR, electrophoresis and hybridization analysis, DNA sequence analysis, and microarrays. The first part of the book describes each technique, indicates its advantages, disadvantages, capabilities, and limitations, and systematically addresses sensitivity and specificity issues. Subsequent chapters, organized by organ system, detail the specific applications of these tests in surgical pathology. More than 150 full-color and black-and-white illustrations complement the text.
Picardo: Vitiligo
By Mauro Picardo
2010 (1st ed), 486 pages, 161 illus, $219 list
Up to now, clinical guidelines for the treatment of vitiligo were non-existent. In order to fill this void, this textbook defines and gives a complete overview of the disease, both regarding the classification of differential diagnosis as well as the treatment. Written by the most authoritative experts in the field, all therapy recommendations are based on new evidence-based guidelines. It includes case studies with illustrations before and after the treatment in order to demonstrate the treatment success. This textbook will be a valuable resource for all physicians who are seeing patients with this disease.
Picci: Atlas of Musculoskeletal Tumors and Tumorlike Lesions: The Rizzoli Case Archive
By Piero Picci, Marco Manfrini, Nicola Fabbri, Marco Gamborotti, Daniel Vanel
2014 , 360 pages, 226 illus $189 list
This book reflects the experience of the Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute during more than 100 years of treatment of musculoskeletal tumor and tumorlike lesions. It presents a wide range of lesions from a multidisciplinary perspective, highlighting pertinent clinical, radiological, and histological correlations. Treatment is briefly reported for each entity. In addition, the more recent biomolecular findings of use for diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment are carefully analyzed.
Picken: Amyloid and Related Disorders
By Maria M. Picken, Ahmet Dogan and Guillermo A. Herrera
2012 (1st ed), 443 pages, 223 illus, $219 list
Abnormal proteins are known to be associated with various pathologies. Most notably, these include amyloidoses, monoclonal protein deposits associated with plasma cell dyscrasia/multiple myeloma, cryoglobulins and various related organized and non-organized deposits. Amyloid and Related Disorders presents an overview of the most recent developments in this area including clinical presentation, etiology, pathogenesis, and differential diagnosis. The rationale for various therapies, including transplantation, is discussed and tissue diagnosis (its pitfalls and strategies for avoiding them) and laboratory support are included. The involvement of all major organ systems including renal/genitourinary, cardiac, gastrointestinal, pulmonary, peripheral nerve/central nervous system, soft tissue and bone marrow pathology is covered. This approach provides a unifying concept of these pathologic processes, which have systemic involvement, and which have, hitherto, not been universally appreciated. Awareness of these diseases among a wider audience of pathologists may increase the rate of their diagnosis as well as that of earlier diagnosis. This volume will be invaluable to specialized and general pathologists as well as cytopathologists; other medical professionals may also benefit from this concise update on the systemic amyloidoses.
Pitman: The Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology System for Reporting Pancreaticobiliary Cytology
By Martha Bishop Pitman and Lester Layfield
2015, 96 pages, $80 list
This text and the terminology developed by the Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology (P.S.C.) represents an important advance in the field of pancreaticobiliary cytopathology. This textbook/atlas is designed to present a comprehensive and state of the art approach to the cytologic diagnosis and reporting of pancreaticobiliary lesions. Chapters address each of the diagnostic categories defined by the P.S.C. The definition of each category along with the clinical pathologic entities contained within the category are discussed along with specific cytologic criteria for inclusion of a cytologic specimen within the category. Each chapter is lavishly illustrated demonstrating diagnostic criteria and examples of lesions contained within the category. Additionally, appropriate ancillary testing is discussed and where appropriate illustrated. Each chapter concludes with a discussion of appropriate management as well as estimates of malignancy risk for the category.
Platero: Molecular Pathology in Drug Discovery and Development
By J. Suso Platero
2009 (1st ed), 373 pages, $115 list
Molecular pathology offers tools and techniques that can greatly enhance the drug discovery and development process, helping to make the promises of personalized medicine a reality. Molecular Pathology in Drug Discovery and Development provides an unmatched guide to this cutting-edge discipline and its applications to pharmaceutical science. With contributions from leading lights in drug discovery, drug development, and molecular pathology balanced by a consistent editorial approach, this reference offers both an overview of molecular pathology and a close look at the methods as they are applied to the process of drug discovery and development.
Plaza: Inflammatory Skin Disorders
By Jose Plaza
2011 (1st ed), 224 pages, $75 list
Inflammatory Skin Disorders presents the full gamut of key inflamed skin disorders entities and diagnoses that a pathologist can expect to encounter in daily practice. Coverage includes inflammatory reactions limited to the epidermis, inflammatory reactions of the dermis, inflammatory reactions of subcutaneous tissue, infectious diseases, cutaneous and metabolic disorders and more. Inflammatory Skin Disorders is highly illustrated throughout and provides a handy summary and quick reference guide for pathology residents and less experienced pathologists. In addition, it serves as a portable "refresher course" or MOC review tool for more experienced pathologists.
Plaza: Neoplastic Lesions of the Skin
By Jose Plaza, Victor Prieto, Saul Suster
2013 (1st ed), 384 pages, $90 list
Neoplastic Lesions of the Skin presents the full gamut of key inflamed skin disorders entities and diagnoses that a pathologist can expect to encounter in daily practice. Coverage includes inflammatory reactions limited to the epidermis, inflammatory reactions of the dermis, inflammatory reactions of subcutaneous tissue, infectious diseases, cutaneous and metabolic disorders and more. Neoplastic Lesions of the Skin is highly illustrated throughout and provides a handy summary and quick reference guide for pathology residents and less experienced pathologists. In addition, it serves as a portable "refresher course" or MOC review tool for more experienced pathologists.
Pomara: Forensic Autopsy: A Handbook and Atlas
By Cristoforo Pomara
2010 (1st ed), 161 pages, $210 list
All too often, forensic pathologists perform autopsies that are limited only to the body parts that are suspect, leading to biased and inaccurate results. A correct diagnosis for cause of death can only be reached by a strict and systematic examination of the whole body. Providing a step-by-step, photo-assisted guide to complete autopsy procedures, Forensic Autopsy: A Handbook and Atlas commands the field in offering the most advanced and complete resource of its kind.
Popp: Ex-vivo and In-vivo Optical Molecular Pathology
By Jurgen Popp
2014, 280 pages, $160 list
The result of a unique collaboration between clinicians, chemists and physicists, this book provides an unparalleled overview of a new generation of diagnostic tools in clinical pathology. The introductory chapters cover the present status and limitations of currently used methods, followed by an outline of promising novel spectroscopy-based technologies either under development or recently available on the market. The input from both technologists developing these new methods as well as routine clinicians familiar with practical aspects and medical relevance guarantees that this practical work is a valuable asset for a wide audience, including technical personnel and decision makers in treatment centers, experts working in companies developing diagnostic devices, and clinicians specializing in advanced diagnostic methods. Since basic researchers are increasingly adopting novel diagnostic tools developed for human use as well, this will also be of interest for biomedical research institutions with large animal facilities.
Powell: Rosacea: Diagnosis and Management
By Frank Powell
2008 (1st ed), 200 pages, $100 list
This new guide provides physicians with the most current treatments to help alleviate the problems of facial redness in rosacea. Covering the structure and function of normal skin, this book also provides the basis for understanding the abnormalities that occur in these disorders and describes the different conditions that can result in facial redness. The physiological underpinnings of rosacea are not clear; this new book demystifies this disease and provides physicians with a better understanding and the ability to improve patient outcomes. With more than 10% of the patient population diagnosed with rosacea, this new, up-to-date guide on the topic is a critical addition to any physician’s library.
Power: The Evolution of the Human Placenta
By Michael Power
2012, 280 pages, $65 list
Starting with some of the earliest events that have influenced the path of placental evolution in mammals and progressing to the specifics of the human placenta, this book examines modern gestation within an evolutionary framework. Human beings are a successful species and our numbers have increased dramatically since our earliest days on Earth. However, human fetal development is fraught with poor outcomes for both the mother and fetus that appear to be, if not unique, far more common in humans than in other mammals. High rates of early pregnancy loss, nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, preeclampsia and related maternal hypertension, and preterm birth are rare or absent in other mammals yet not unusual in humans.
Prahlow: Atlas of Forensic Pathology: For Police, Forensic Scientists, Attorneys and Death Investigators
By Joseph Prahlow and Roger Byard
2011, 900 pages, 1500 illus $643 list
The Atlas of Forensic Pathology, For Police, Forensic Scientists, Attorneys and Death Investigators is a Major Reference Work that is specifically is designed for non-pathologists who normally interact with forensic pathologists. This atlas differs from competition in that no atlas currently exists that address material for non-pathologists (detectives, forensic entomologists and pathologists), who normally interact with forensic pathologists. The book will present such images that are or interest to not only forensic pathologists but also of interest to odontology, anthropology, crime scene investigators, fingerprints specialists, DNA specialists and entomologists, etc.
Prakhya: Immunohistochemistry and BRCA1 genetics of breast cancers
By Srivatsa Prakhya
2013 (1st ed), 120 pages, $64 list
Breast cancers are a growing problem worldwide owing to their heterogeneity. This calls for extensive research to look into the issue in detail to offer solutions to patients. The field of Molecular pathology offers promising results from bench to bedside. In this work, an attempt was made to analyse the diverse characteristics of this deadly diseases in a small population in rural India. genetic mutation was seen in all of the patients - an alarming observation. Ancillary studies such as immunohistochemistry facilitate in subtyping the tumor for effective treatment. However, more research is warranted to directly correlate BRCA1 gene mutations to the cancer. Gene therapy would then prove useful.
Prayson: Brain Tumors
By Richard Prayson
2009 (1st ed), 336 pages, $140 list
This volume provides examples of over 100 brain tumors, running the gamut from the very common to the rare. Each example is presented in a case based format and the wide variety of cases presented covers the entire scope of brain tumors and offers the opportunity to review both the basics for the beginner or relatively inexperienced pathologist and also offers experienced pathologists the chance to see some of the rare entities.
Prayson: Frozen Section Library: Central Nervous System
By Scott Prayson
2010 (1st ed), 230 pages, $80 list
The purpose of this volume is to add to the Frozen Section Library series and provide a convenient, user friendly handbook to assist in the evaluation of central nervous system related frozen sections. It provides a useful reference, organized around differential diagnoses, primarily by location in the central nervous system. The text will be illustrated with color pictures and include tables as appropriate. This text provides a valuable tool for the practicing surgical pathologist both in community and in academic centers as well as pathology residents and fellows in training when confronted with Neuropathology frozen section.
Prayson: Neuropathology Review
By Richard Prayson
2008 (2nd ed), 264 pages, $119 list
The scope of neuropathology continues to expand and the ever-increasing amount of information to assimilate and master can be daunting. Neuropathology Review, Second Edition summarizes in simple outline form the essentials of neuropathology. It has been updated to reflect the newest information and ideas in this constantly changing field.
Prayson: Practical Differential Diagnosis in Surgical Neuropathology
By Richard Prayson
2010 (2nd ed), 189 pages, $115 list
This well-organized guide to many of the more commonly encountered diagnostic problems in surgical neuropathology will serve as a day-to-day guide in most active pathology laboratories. The book focuses on the differential diagnosis of the most common neuropathologic entities encountered by general surgical pathologists. The authors go to great lengths to help readers with important diagnoses on very small amounts of tissue, or decide difficult situations where everything looks the same, or cope with intraoperative consultations when time is short and sample preparations are less than ideal. Richly detailed, Practical Differential Diagnosis in Surgical Neuropathology offers both general and specialist neuropathologists a user-friendly, decision-oriented guide to the major diagnostic problems in surgical neuropathology, one that will greatly facilitate successful day-to-day neuropathologic diagnosis, and thus the optimal care of patients.
Price: Advances in Parasitology: The Epidemiology of Plasmodium Vivax
By Ric Price
2013 (1st ed), 368 pages, $231 list
Advances in Parasitology includes medical studies on parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes. The series also contains reviews of more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy, and life history, which shape current thinking and applications. .
Price: Applying Evidence-Based Laboratory Medicine: A Step-By-Step Guide
By Christopher Price
2009 (1st ed), 270 pages, $70 list
This workbook walks readers through this process by providing a wide range of case studies that illustrate applications of EBLM in routine laboratory practice. Readers are then encouraged to record their own examples, consider how they might be addressed using the principles of EBLM, formulate research questions, and then follow those questions to their evidence-based solutions. Throughout the text, sidebars and exercises offer additional helpful information and highlight key concepts. Whether used alone or with colleagues, this workbook provides the knowledge and practice that will give readers confidence that they are indeed learning how to apply the best available scientific evidence to diagnostic challenges, and in the process, playing a central role in patient care.
Pride: Pediatric Dermatology: Requisites in Dermatology
By Howard Pride
2008 (1st ed), 228 pages, 460 illus, $124 list
This title in the Requisites in Dermatology series is the perfect resource for quick reference and rapid review in pediatric dermatology. It succinctly presents all of the most essential clinical and foundational knowledge you need for certification, recertification or practice. An extremely user-friendly full-color format, replete with full-color clinical photographs and other pertinent illustrations, makes it easy to locate and read up on any topic. Plus, full-text online access lets you consult the book from any computer, download all of the images, watch online lectures, and much more.
Prieto: Precision Molecular Pathology of Dermatologic Diseases
By Victor G. Prieto
2015, 210 pages, $109 list
This volume is a concise yet comprehensive resource for physicians dealing with, and interested in, the field of molecular pathology in dermatopathology. The book includes descriptions of the techniques and their application to cutaneous diseases and describes possible future techniques and their use in dermatopathology. Special emphasis is also given to the practical application of these techniques to particular situations illustrated by demonstrative cases. Written by experts in their fields, Precision Molecular Pathology of Dermatologic Diseases is of great value to pathologists, dermatologists, resident and fellows, internists, and general practitioners who deal with dermatologic diseases.
Pritchard-Jones: Renal Tumors of Childhood: Biology and Therapy
By Kathy Pritchard-Jones and Jeffrey Dome
2015, 281 pages, $103 list
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the biological basis of renal tumors in childhood and the clinical approaches to their treatment. Recent advances in our understanding of the molecular genetics of Wilms and other renal tumors are placed in their clinical context, including the differing treatment approaches of immediate surgery or pre-operative chemotherapy. The challenges in applying this knowledge to improve risk stratification and to incorporate biologically targeted agents into front-line therapy are discussed. All of the authors are experts from Europe and North America and the book has been written specifically as an easy reference for the practising clinician and the research scientist. It lays the basis for understanding the future direction of clinical and translational research to improve outcomes in patients with childhood renal tumors and will prove indispensable for those treating or researching into these diseases.
Procop: Pathology of Infectious Diseases: A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology
By Gary Procop and Bobbi Pritt
2014, 728 pages, $170 list
Pathology of Infectious Diseases, by Gary W. Procop, MD, A Volume in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology Series, packs all of today's most essential information on infectious disease pathology into a compact, high-yield format! Well-organized and segmented by type of infectious organism, the book's pragmatic approach complemented by abundant full-color, high-quality photomicrographs and clinical photos, and at-a-glance tables makes it easy to access the information you need to quickly and accurately detect and identify pathogenic organisms. Chapters on immunohistochemical and molecular techniques as well as artifacts and pitfalls guide you to accurate detection and identifications.
Provan: Molecular Hematology
By Drew Provan
2010, 428 pages, $246 list
Now in its third edition, Molecular Hematology has been thoroughly updated to incorporate recent advances in molecular research. The aim of the book remains the same – to provide a core knowledge base for those with little exposure to molecular biological techniques.
Proytcheva: Diagnostic Pediatric Hematopathology
By Maria Proytcheva
2011 (1st ed), 588 pages, $249 list
Diagnostic Pediatric Hematopathology is unique in providing an accurate and up-to-date guide to the diagnosis of benign and malignant hematologic disorders of childhood. The text discusses the development of the hematopoietic and lymphoid systems - and how this affects normal and abnormal findings in children at various ages. Also examined are the morphologic, immunophenotypic, cytogenetic, and molecular genetic characteristics of most pediatric-specific hematologic diseases. This is an excellent reference that ensures accurate diagnoses when evaluating peripheral blood, bone marrow, and lymph nodes of children. The text is written by a team of experienced pediatric hematopathologists and clinical scientists drawn from major academic children's hospitals in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada. It will be a valuable tool in the every day practice of pathologists, pediatric pathologists, and hematopathologists, and a ready educational resource for fellows, pathology residents, medical students, clinical scientists in the field, and pediatric hematologists/oncologists.
Puri: Immunohistichemistry - Techniques and Practical Issues
By Anchal Puri
2012 (1st ed), 152 pages, $75 list
Immunohistochemistry is a technique for identifying cellular or tissue constituents (antigens) by means of antigen-antibody interactions, the site of antibody binding being identified either by direct labelling of the antibody, or by use of a secondary labelling method. Immunohistochemical staining is widely used in the diagnosis of abnormal cells such as those found in tumors. Specific molecular markers are characteristic of particular cellular events such as proliferation or cell death (apoptosis).
Puri: Nail Atlas: A Clinical Approach
By KJPS Puri
2009 (1st ed), 138 pages, $100 list
The book provides a unique compilation of authors 25 year experience in the field of dermatology. It reflects a colossal view on patterns of nail disturbances and pathophysiological conditions. It presents lucid, clear and excellent photographs accompanied by short description of each disease condition. Its chapters are arranged in a logical sequence for easy comprehension of the subject.
Putnam: Diagnostic Pathology: Nonneoplastics Pediatrics
By Angelica Putnam
2013 (1st ed), 1000 pages, $329 list
Diagnostic Pathology: Nonneoplastic Pediatric offers expert guidance on over 270 of the most often encountered nonneoplastic entities in pediatric pathology. Written by expert pathologists, this book encompasses every major organ system and concentrates on reactive, infectious, congenital, and genetic conditions with histopathology. Transplant pathology is also covered. As usual, this book is filled with high quality microscopic images. Each image is carefully annotated to highlight the most diagnostically significant considerations. Concise, bulleted text notes the most significant diagnostic factors. This volume will serve as a valuable go-to resource for pathologists, fellows and residents alike.
Putnam: Diagnostic Pathology: Pediatric Neoplasms
By Angelica Putnam
2012 (1st ed), 860 pages, 2431 illus, $329 list
every major organ system covering all the important pediatric neoplasms. Each chapter covers the main clinical, gross, and microscopic features in a systematic way that allows the pathologist to quickly arrive at the correct diagnosis. Unique to this book are the image galleries. Most textbooks include a limited number of images of the more common diagnoses (usually only one or two images), but this book includes a minimum of at least 5 images per diagnosis. Overall, the book includes over 2,431 stunning pathologic and radiographic images, along with several high-color medical illustrations. Each image is carefully annotated to highlight the elements that are most diagnostically significant.



Quaia: Radiological Imaging of the Kidney
By Emilio Quaia
2014 (2nd ed), 903 pages, 776 illus, $280 list
This book, now in its second edition, provides a comprehensive analysis of imaging of the kidneys, upper urinary tract, and ureters, covering the normal anatomy and anatomic variants as well as all renal and urinary system pathologies. The relevant imaging modalities are first discussed, with detailed description of their applications. The entire spectrum of kidney pathologies is then presented in a series of detailed chapters with up-to-date references, high-quality images, informative schemes, and figures showing macroscopic and microscopic surgical and pathologic specimens.



Raab: Year Book of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 2013
By Stephen Raab
2013 (1st ed), $173 list
The Year Book of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine brings you abstracts of the articles that reported the year's breakthrough developments in pathology and laboratory medicine, carefully selected from more than 300 journals worldwide. Expert commentaries evaluate the clinical importance of each article and discuss its application to your practice. There's no faster or easier way to stay informed! Chapters in this annual cover the most current information on all aspects of pathology and laboratory medicine including: molecular diagnostics, dermatopathology, anatomic pathology techniques, outcomes analysis, cytopathology, clinical immunology, clinical microbiology, neuropathology and hematology.
Raghavan: Textbook of Uncommon Cancer
By Derek Raghavan, Charles Blanke, David H. Johnson, Paul L. Moots, Gregory H. Reaman, Peter G. Rose, Mikkael A. Sekeres
2012 (4th ed), 1016 pages, $387 list
Now in its Fourth Edition, Textbook of Uncommon Cancer is designed to help clinicians manage the treatment of uncommon cancers, for which, in many instances, there are few established guidelines for care. No longer does each new presentation of an uncommon cancer require extended periods of research. This unique and well-established book provides balanced, authoritative, and now, wherever possible, evidence-based guidance on how to address each malignancy.
Rahimi: Non-fibrillar Amyloidogenic Protein Assemblies - Common Cytotoxins Underlying Degenerative Diseases
By Farid Rahimi
2012 (1st ed), 573 pages, 82 illus, $209 list
This book features coverage of the pathologic and pathogenic structures of amyloidogenic proteins from the pathological lesions to the evasive oligomers that are believed to be the main culprits, detailed discussions of diseases of epidemic proportion, such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and type-2 diabetes, current reviews of multiple diseases, including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, prionoses, expanded polyglutamine diseases, dialysis-related amyloidosis, and transthyretin-related amyloidoses, and mechanism-based strategies for inhibiting protein aggregation and potential therapeutic applications in different diseases.
Ramsay: Needle Core Biopsy of Lymph Nodes
By Alan Ramsay
2014 (1st ed), 170 pages, 700 illus, $130 list
This concise and practical atlas is a guide to the often challenging pathological interpretation of needle core biopsies, with a focus on the differential diagnosis of benign and malignant conditions in lymph node core biopsies. A wide range of pathological changes is covered, along with diagnostic problems and pitfalls. Conditions include: specific reactive conditions such as Kikuchi lymphadenitis and Castleman disease, non-specific reactive lymphadenopathy, malignant lymphomas commonly encountered in needle core biopsies and non-lymphoid and metastatic disease. Detailed photomicrographs are used to illustrate each condition, covering both histological appearances and immunohistochemical findings. An illustrative case is included in most sections and additional images can be found on the accompanying DVD-ROM. This atlas is an essential reference for consultants and specialist medical trainees in the fields of haematopathology, pathology and haematology.
Ramsburgh: Quick Compendium of Surgical Pathology
By Steven Ramsburgh
2007 (1st ed), 768 pages, 156 illus, $165 list
Quick Compendium of Surgical Pathology was developed by a former surgeon who became a pathologist. This new quick compendium uniquely provides complete clinicopathologic data, concisely expressed for the most important and clinicopathologically relevant diagnoses and differential diagnostic considerations encountered in practice. It is indispensable as a companion to the major texts in the field for those seeking certification or preparation for recertification, and for those preparing surgical pathology reports everyday.
Ranchod: Intraoperative Consultation in Surgical Pathology
By Mahendra Ranchod
2011 (1st ed), 356 pages, $137 list
Although frozen section diagnosis has been an integral part of surgical pathology for decades, this is the first textbook that offers a comprehensive clinicopathologic approach to the challenges of intraoperative consultation. Intraoperative diagnosis is challenging because of time constraints, sampling limitations, and the inability to perform a wide range of ancillary tests. Intraoperative Consultation in Surgical Pathology emphasizes the importance of clinical information, highlights the value of close collaboration with surgeons, and provides clear guidelines for the best way to examine specimens intraoperatively. Pathologists are then able to minimize error and diagnose with greater confidence. Most chapters in this book are co-authored by surgeons to ensure that their interests are represented. Essential reading for practising surgical pathologists, residents and fellows in pathology, this book will also be of value to fellows and surgeons in various surgical specialties who request intraoperative consultation.
Rao: Neural Development And Stem Cells
By Mahendra Rao
2005 (1st ed), 468 pages, $159 list
This extensively expanded and updated edition reflects the enormous increase in our knowledge of the development of the nervous system. Working from a new understanding that the regionalization of stem cells occurs early in development and that this bias appears to persist even after prolonged culture, Dr. Rao has added additional chapters on olfactory epithelial stem cells and retinal stem cells, both of which differ in their properties from ventricular zone and subventricular zone-derived neural stem cells. A new chapter on cell death summarizes the important changes in the death pathway that occurs as stem cells mature. Special attention is paid to the derivation of neural cells from embryonic stem cells. Authoritative and up-to-date, "Neural Development and Stem Cells, Second Edition" provides neuroscientists with a handy guide to stem cells in the nervous system, tracing with great clarity the development of stem cells from differentiation to neurons, astrocytes, and oligodendrocytes.
Rao: Pulmonary Pathology
By R. Rao, Cesar Moran, Saul Suster
2014 (1st ed), 200 pages, $85 list
Intended for busy practitioners, Pulmonary Pathology is a pithy, pocket-sized guide to all of the key pulmonology entities and diagnoses that pulmonologists see in daily practice. It addresses non-neoplastic conditions including Infections, Granulomatous Diseases, Acute Lung Injury, Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias, Vasculitis, Histiocytoses, Lung Pathology in Systemic Diseases, Transplant-Related Lung Pathology, and Miscellaneous Non-Neoplastic Conditions. Neoplasia entities include Benign Epithelial Neoplasia, Pre-Invasive Neoplasia, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Adenocarcinoma, Neuroendocrine Neoplasia, Other Epithelial Neoplasia, Mesenchymal Neoplasia, Lymphoproliferative Disorders, Pleural Tumors, Metastatic Tumors, and Tumor-Like Conditions. The book features a bulleted format replete with illustrations for quick information retrieval. It will be a handy summary and quick reference for pulmonary pathology residents and will serve as a portable refresher course for more experienced pathologists.
Raoult: Rickettsial Diseases
By Didier Raoult and Philippe Parola
2007 (1st ed), 400 pages, $230 list
Standing alone as the only available reference to comprehensively discuss the common and unusual types of rickettsiosis, this book will offer the reader a full review on the bacteriology, transmission, and pathophysiology of these conditions.
Rapini: Practical Dermatopathology
By Ronald Rapini
2012, 460 pages, 700 illus, $179 list
Quickly and confidently evaluate and diagnose skin biopsies with Practical Dermatopathology. Written from the perspective of both the histopathologist and clinician, this popular medical reference allows you to search by disease or pathologic feature to quickly locate key criteria and a differential diagnosis. Practical and portable, Practical Dermatopathology is your ideal high-yield microscope companion!
Rawlings: Skin Moisturization
By Anthony Rawlings
2009 (2nd ed), 560 pages, 600 illus, $250 list
Focusing on the scientific basis of skin moisturization, this Second Edition of Skin Moisturization explores a wide range of topics, from the biological aspects of the skin to the formulation of the active ingredients in skin moisturizers. Ideal for dermatologists, cosmetic scientists, and clinical scientists interested in the treatment of xerotic skin conditions, the text discusses the latest technology and trends in the ever-growing and expanding cosmetic industry.
Reau: Primary Liver Cancer: Surveillance, Diagnosis and Treatment (Clinical Gastroenterology)
By Nancy Reau and Fred Poordad
2012, 296 pages, $209 list
Primary Liver Cancer: Surveillance, Diagnosis and Treatment focuses on the many therapies rapidly evolving to assist with controlling hepatocellular carcinoma as well as emerging technologies to assist in early diagnosis as well as prevention. All chapters are written by experts in their fields and include the most up to date information for diagnosis, treatment, surveillance, epidemiology, staging, recurrence and prevention. This volume will serve as a useful resource for clinical gastroenterologists, hepatologists, oncologists, pathologists, and physicians who treat patients with chronic liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma.
Reddy: Methods for General and Molecular Microbiology
By C A Reddy, Terry J Beveridge, John A Breznak, George Marzluf and Thomas M Schmidt
2007 (3rd ed), 1,000 pages, $160 list
After thirteen years, the editors of Methods for General and Molecular Microbiology have prepared a new, state-of-the-art volume bringing this invaluable resource up to the present. This book will once again serve as a first source for traditional methods of microbiology as well as commonly used modern molecular microbiological methods.
Rehm: Pseudomonas
By Bernd Rehm
2008 (1st ed), 424 pages, $260 list
Concise and up-to-date, this handy guide fills a gap in the literature by providing the essential knowledge for everyone with an interest in the topic. The result is a comprehensive overview of the most important model organism in applied microbiology that covers basic biology, pathology and biotechnological applications.
Reichert: Diagnostic Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology
By Roger Reichert
2011, 648 pages, 1600 illus, $256 list
In covering the topic of gynecologic and obstetric pathology, this book attempts to carve out its own niche midway between an atlas and a traditional textbook. The gross and microscopic images in this atlas are presented exclusively in color, and are supplemented by pertinent clinical information and discussions of differential diagnostic considerations. When deemed appropriate, images of immunohistochemical and special stains are included. To further enhance their visual appeal and the overall learning experience, many images in this book are presented with annotations and/or in composite form, and selected images have been enlarged. This image-intensive textbook also includes numerous Pap smear images and cytologic-histologic correlations. In addition to coverage of pathology of the organs of the female genital tract, brief overviews of the normal histology of these sites are provided as necessary background information. Separate chapters are also devoted to placental and peritoneal pathology. There is an emphasis on diagnostic-related issues pertaining to common lesions and their variants, although classic forms of rare lesions are also presented. In selected instances, recommendations on the processing of gross pathology specimens, discussions regarding the optimal approach for intraoperative consultations, and recommendations on the phrasing of key portions of pathology reports are provided.
Reichrath: Sunlight, Vitamin D and Skin Cancer
By Jörg Reichrath
2008 (1st ed), 360 pages, 79 illus, $179 list
The goal of this volume is to offer a highly readable and comprehensive overview on our present knowledge of the positive and negative effects of UV-exposure.The book focuses on vitamin D and skin cancer. Topics that are discussed in-depth by leading researchers and clinicians range from the newest findings in endocrinology, epidemiology, histology, photobiology, immunology, cytogenetics and molecular pathology to new concepts for prophylaxis and treatment.
Reid: Pathology Illustrated
By Robin Reid
2011 (7th ed), 686 pages, $68 list
Generations of medical and other health science students have been helped to pass their exams by the acclaimed "Illustrated" books. The clear, visual presentation of the subject matter, divided into one-page units, makes for easy learning and recall.
Reisner: Essentials of Rubin's Pathology
By Howard Reisner and Emanuel Rubin
2013, 704 pages, $73 list
Essentials of Rubin's Pathology, Sixth Edition, is a condensed version of the main title, Rubin's Pathology, 6e. Targeted to students in allied health fields, including dentistry, nursing, physical therapy, physician assistant, chiropractic, and occupational therapy, Essentials of Rubin's Pathology follows the same format as Rubin's Pathology, covering principles and mechanisms of pathology in the first section and organ-specific pathology in the second section. Essentials extracts key information on pathogenesis, epidemiology, and clinical features of diseases. Illustrations whether schematic or photographic are also all derived from the main text. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable online text, case studies, audio review questions, Podcasts, and an image bank and test generator for faculty.
Reisner: Pathology: A Modern Case Study
By Howard Reisner
2014, 672 pages, $77 list
Pathology: A Modern Case Study is a concise, focused text that emphasizes the molecular and cellular biology essential to understanding the concepts of disease causation. The book includes numerous case studies designed to highlight the role of the pathologist in the team that provides patient care. Pathology: A Modern Case Study examines the role of anatomic, clinical, and molecular pathologists in dedicated chapters and in descriptions of the pathology of specific organ systems.
Reith: Current Concepts in Bone Pathology, An Issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics
By John Reith
2012 (1st ed), 326 pages, $63 list
Bone Tumor Radiology 101 for Pathologists; Update on Arthritis; Periprosthetic Infections; Bone Cytology: A Realistic Approach for Clinical Utilization; Benign Bone-Forming Tumors; Osteocarcoma Differential Diagnosis Considerations; Osteocarcoma Differential Diagnosis Considerations; Well-differentiated Cartilage Tumors; Chondrosarcoma Variants; Giant Cell Tumor: Overview and Update; Fibro-osseous Lesions; Rounc Cell Tumors; Vacular Tumors; Pseudotumors and Reactive Lesions; Practical Work-up of Metastatic Carcinoma; Update on Treatment of Bone Tumors
Rekhtman: Quick Reference Handbook for Surgical Pathologists
By Natasha Rekhtman
2011 (1st ed), 180 pages, 183 illus, $80 list
This book is a compilation of high-yield, at-a-glance summaries for various topics on which pathologists frequently need information in a quick reference format while at the microscope (or when cramming for the boards). The authors are early-career pathologists who have compiled this book from the perspective of pathologists-in-training. The focus is not organ-based histologic criteria, but rather everything else that goes into pathologic diagnoses but is difficult to keep committed to memory. The emphasis is on immunohistochemistry, special stains, grading systems, molecular markers, tumor syndromes, and helpful clinical references. Also included are morphologic summaries that encompass high-yield material cutting across all organ systems, such as an illustrated guide for microorganisms, tumor differentials, and an illustrated glossary.
Rennke: Renal Pathophysiology
By Helmut Rennke
2013 (4th ed), 384 pages, $52 list
This text offers medical students a case-based approach to learning the mechanisms of renal disease. Each chapter covers a disease and begins with a patient case, followed by a discussion of the pathophysiology of the disease. Issues of differential diagnosis and therapy are linked to pathophysiologic mechanisms. Short questions interspersed in the text require students to apply their knowledge, and detailed answers to the questions are given.
Requena: Handbook of Pediatric Autopsy Pathology
By Luis Requena and Heinz Kutzner
2014, 984 pages, 2000+ illus, $361 list
Don’t skim the surface of diagnosis; gain in-depth, full-color insight with Cutaneous Soft Tissue Tumors. This succinct, yet meaningful, field guide deconstructs all presentations in one easy-to-read and comprehensive text. With over 2,000 color images right at your fingertips, you’ll examine magnified, panoramic, and architectural views of each proliferation, fostering maximum understanding. Add Cutaneous Soft Tissue Tumors to your bookshelf and you’ll master the essential skill of histopathological diagnosis to deliver the best courses of treatment for your patients.
Revuz: Life-Threatening Dermatoses and Emergencies in Dermatology
By Jean Revuz
2009 (1st ed), 329 pages, 176 illus, $129 list
This book covers all cutaneous emergencies and life threatening dermatoses, as well as true and false emergencies in the dermatologic office. It provides treatment advice for the management of major life threatening dermatoses, such as severe infections, severe drug eruptions and bullous diseases. In addition, it describes the manifestations in acutely ill patients in the ICU, as well as severe cutaneous manifestations occurring during pregnancy, after sun exposure, in cold weather, as a result of extreme poverty, and in other situations. With diagnostic clues, reader-friendly charts and clinical photographs, this clinical guide will not only benefit the hospital-based dermatologist, but will also be a helpful guide for non-dermatologists, such as ER and ICU physicians.
Ribatti: Mast Cells and Tumours
By Domenico Ribatti
2011 (1st ed), 150 pages, 28 illus, $189 list
In this book, the general biology of these cells, their development, anatomical distribution and phenotype as well as their secretory products will first be discussed. The biology of tumour cells, their structural and molecular characteristics, the specificity of the tumour microenvironment and the development of a vascular network in the tumour context will be analyzed. The involvement of mast cells in tumour biology and tumour fate will then be considered, with particular emphasis on the capacity of these cells to stimulate tumour growth by promoting angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis. The last chapter suggest that mast cells may serve as a novel therapeutic target for cancer treatment.
Rich: Clinical Immunology
By Robert Rich
2012 (4th ed), 1323 pages, $299 list
Offer your patients the best possible care with clear, reliable guidance from one of the most respected and trusted resources in immunology. Authoritative answers from internationally renowned leaders in the field equip you with peerless advice and global best practices to enhance your diagnosis and management of a full range of immunologic problems.
Rich: Forensic Medicine of the Lower Extremity
By Jeremy Rich, Dorothy E Dean and Robert H Powers
2005 (1st ed), 421 pages, $145 list
This book covers human identification, trauma analysis, and forensic biomechanics of the foot, ankle, tibia, and femur as frequently encountered in mass casualty incidents, human decomposition, and human rights abuse investigations.
Richardson: Pocket Guide to Fungal Infection
By M.D. Richardson
2013 (3rd ed), 212 pages, $55 list
Convenient, accessible, concise, pocket-sized format covering all of the major clinically relevant fungal species. * Recent developments in the diagnosis and treatment of fungal infections updated throughout * Incorporates new fungal nomenclature .
Richman: Clinical Virology
By Douglas Richman
2009 (3rd ed), 1408 pages, $260 list
The new third edition of this essential reference has been extensively revised and updated to incorporate the latest developments and relevant research. Covering novel viruses, pathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention, Clinical Virology informs scientists and health care professionals about all the medically relevant aspects of this rapidly evolving field.
Richman: Medical Response to Terror Threats (Nato Acience for Peace and Security)
By A. Richman, S.C. Shapira, Y. Sharan
2010 (1st Ed), 140 pages, $150 list
We do not automatically associate the practice of medicine with al-Qaeda or weapons of mass destruction, yet medical practitioners increasingly play their part in the war against terrorism. Called to risk their own lives in order to help others, they are always among those first responders who must overcome their natural instinct to get away, and instead, rush to the scene of any fresh terror attack to offer what aid they can to the victims. The successful medical response to terror threats requires regular training and accurate information. This book is one product of the NATO workshop Terror Medicine, held in Jerusalem in 2008. The twelve chapters were written by the subject matter experts who led this workshop and topics covered include: assessment of medical threats in various types of terrorist attack, the special medical threat of suicide bombings, the unique epidemiology of terrorist attacks, management of terror related mass casualty events (MCE), analysis of case studies and best practices as well as lessons learned and standard operating protocol (SOP) expertise. Reflecting multiple lifetimes worth of experience and research and providing expert analysis to the professionals who must respond to the hazards, threats and injuries caused by terrorism, this book is an important addition to the resources of those who continue to fight global terrorism with their medical skills, as well as being of interest to all who support them in that fight.
Riddell: Gastrointestinal Pathology and Its Clinical Implications
By Robert Riddell, Wilfred Weinstein, Klaus J. Lewin
2014 (2nd ed), 1712 pages, 2100 illus, $323 list
This comprehensive, two-volume resource highlights the practical aspects the pathology of biopsies and gross specimens, the clinical/pathological correlation, and differential diagnoses, and the ways in which these affect the management of patients with gastrointestinal disorders. The authors provide valuable insights on many important areas of gastrointestinal pathology, and openly address controversies within the specialty. This all-inclusive work stands alone in its illustrative quality and in its emphasis on the clinical implications of patient management as related to pathologic findings.
Riddell: Tumors of the Intestines (Atlas of Tumor Pathology, 3rd series, Vol 32)
By Robert H Riddell, Robert E Petras, Geraint T Williams and Leslie H Sobin
2002, 448 pages, $100 list
The authors provide a practical approach to the diagnosis of intestinal tumours as well as a comprehensive morphological description and differential diagnosis for the well-characterized tumour types. Pertinent clinical and prognostic information accompanies the description of each tumour.
Ridley: Parasitology for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Professionals
By John Ridley
2011 (1st ed), 336 pages, $68 list
PARASITOLOGY FOR MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIANS is the ideal text to guide readers in understanding the background, source, recovery, and identification of a well-representative range of organisms that commonly affect humans. This book organizes a complex set of topics into an understandable and easy-to-read format that will help readers learn more about parasitic infections and how to effectively collect and prepare samples, aiding in the diagnosis of parasitosis. The subtle differences between similar parasitic organisms are all explained in a simple and easily understood manner, increasing the likelihood that readers will be able to recover the parasites, prepare them for identification and, subsequently, ensure effective treatment.
Riffenburgh: Statistics in Medicine
By Robert Riffenburgh
2012 (3rd ed), 738 pages, $75 list
Statistics in Medicine, Third Edition makes medical statistics easy to understand by students, practicing physicians, and researchers. The book begins with databases from clinical medicine and uses such data to give multiple worked-out illustrations of every method. The text opens with how to plan studies from conception to publication and what to do with your data, and follows with step-by-step instructions for biostatistical methods from the simplest levels (averages, bar charts) progressively to the more sophisticated methods now being seen in medical articles (multiple regression, noninferiority testing). Examples are given from almost every medical specialty and from dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, and health care management. A preliminary guide is given to tailor sections of the text to various lengths of biostatistical courses.
Rigel: Cancer of the Skin
By Darrell Rigel
2011 (2nd ed), 688 pages, $199 list
Cancer of the Skin, edited by Drs. Rigel, Robinson, Ross, Friedman, Cockerell, Lim, Stockfleth, and Kirkwood, is your complete, multimedia guide to early diagnosis and effective medical and surgical treatment of melanoma and other skin cancers. Thoroughly updated with 11 new chapters, this broad-based, comprehensive reference provides you with the latest information on clinical genetics and genomics of skin cancer, targeted therapy for melanoma, the Vitamin D debate concerning the risks and benefits of sun exposure, and other timely topics. A new, multi-disciplinary team of contributors and editors comprised of leading experts in this field offers truly diverse perspectives and worldwide best practices.
Rivera: Advances in Surgical Pathology: Brain Cancer
By Andreana Rivera and Hidehiro Takei M.D.
2015, 272 pages, $146 list
Apply a state-of-the-art, integrated approach to brain cancer diagnosis and staging with Advances in Surgical Pathology: Brain Cancer. Distinguished experts provide you with concise, current, and well-rounded guidance on all 130 brain tumor entities listed in the most recent WHO classification, with an emphasis on practical issues and new developments. This cutting-edge surgical pathology reference is an ideal tool to help you update your knowledge and skills and solve difficult diagnostic dilemmas, as well as a valuable resource for certification and recertification preparation.
Ro: Advances in Surgical Pathology: Prostate Cancer
By Jae Ro
2012 (1st ed), 288 pages, 152 illus, $135 list
A concise and updated review of prostate cancer pathologic diagnosis with emphasis on practical issues and recent developments in the field. Each chapter addresses the basic diagnostic features, differential diagnoses, pitfalls and ways to resolve the problem. Additionally, a brief introduction of prostate cancer screening, clinical management and treatment are summarized. Recent development of immunohistochemistry, molecular testing in the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment are also reviewed. Finally, current knowledge of molecular alteration of prostate cancer carcinogenesis and impact in diagnosis and treatment are discussed.
Robboy: Robboy's Pathology of the Female Reproductive Tract
By Stanley Robboy
2008, 1104 pages, 2500 illus, $361 list
This critically acclaimed book has been thoroughly revised and updated to bring you state-of-the-art assistance in diagnosing pathologies of the female reproductive tract. It covers more than 1100 common, rare, benign, and malignant lesions, and tackles the questions so often asked and not answered elsewhere. All entities are illustrated by well-chosen photographs of outstanding quality. The updated text provides the latest advances in immunohistochemistry, molecular biology, and cytogenetics, as well as the most current concepts, classification and staging systems for all diseases and disorders of the female genital tract. "Road maps” at the beginning of each chapter help you navigate the book more quickly. You'll have everything you need to effectively diagnose and confidently sign out gynecologic and obstetric reports.
Roberts: Foundations of Parasitology
By Larry Roberts
2008 (8th ed), 728 pages, $73 list
A parasitology text for biology and/or zoology students at the undergraduate level. Emphasizes principles with related information on the biology, physiology, morphology, and ecology of the major parasites of humans and domestic animals. This is not a diagnostic manual for medical students.
Roberts: Foundations of Parasitology
By Larry Roberts
2012 (9th ed), 688 pages, $173 list
This textbook is designed especially for the upper-division courses in general parasitology. It emphasizes principles, illustrating them with material on the biology, physiology, morphology, and ecology of the major parasites of humans and domestic animals. Other parasites are included as well, when they are of unusual biological interest. This is not a diagnostic manual for medical students.
Roberts: Lee's Ophthalmic Histopathology
By Fiona Roberts and Chee Koon Thum
2013 (3rd ed), 625 pages, $239 list
Completely revised and updated third edition of Lee’s Ophthalmic Histopathology, this well-illustrated and practically-oriented text has retained its general layout and style and division into specimen-based chapters. The visual image remains key to explaining the pathological processes - facilitated by full colour photography throughout the text. The text and illustrations are also provided as a searchable CD-ROM. The book emphasizes pertinent recent advances, particularly in the molecular basis of disease and in the diagnosis and classification of tumours. including improvements in immunohistochemistry and cytogenetic and molecular biological studies.
Robinson: Head and Neck Pathology
By Robert Robinson
2010 (1st ed), 368 pages, 900 illus, $199 list
This book is a concise and practical atlas of the surgical pathology and cytology of the head and neck. It covers the most common head and neck lesions and tumors the general pathologist sees in daily practice and will aid pathology residents and practitioners in quickly narrowing down a histologic differential diagnosis. Integral to the images provided are illustrated criteria for achieving a diagnosis--essentially what to look for when reviewing pathology slides. Differential diagnoses are shown, as are pitfalls in the diagnosis. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an image bank.
Robinson: Surgery of the Skin
By June Robinson
2010 (2nd ed), 868 pages, 1000 illus, $250 list
Taking a surgeon's eye view, this book discusses and illustrates new procedures such as botulinum toxin treatments and tumescent facelifts so you can provide your patients with the most effective, cutting-edge care. Videos online and on an accompanying DVD show you how to perform these in-depth surgical procedures in detail.
Robinson: Tumors and Cysts of the Jaws
By Robert Robinson and Steven Vincent
2012 (1st ed), 288 pages, $95 list
As the authors of thisFourth Series Atlas Tumors and Cysts of the Jaws, we recognize that nomenclature for cysts and neoplasms of the jaws is dynamic, as demonstrated by the evolving schemes based on previously unrecognized microscopic, clinical, radiographic, and therapeutic features. This edition is not an attempt to promote one nomenclature scheme versus another, but simply to present the best information available for each lesion discussed using the most current World Health Organiza­tion classification system.
Rodak: Clinical Hematology Atlas
By Bernadette Rodak
2012 (4th ed), 272 pages, $57 list
An excellent companion to Rodak's Hematology: Clinical Principles & Applications, this atlas is ideal for helping you accurately identify cells at the microscope. It offers complete coverage of the basics of hematologic morphology, including examination of the peripheral blood smear, basic maturation of the blood cell lines, and discussions of a variety of clinical disorders. Over 400 photomicrographs, schematic diagrams, and electron micrographs visually clarify hematology from normal cell maturation to the development of various pathologies.
Rohrer: Flaps and Grafts in Dermatologic Surgery
By Thomas Rohrer
2008 (1st ed), 256 pages, 350 illus, $189 list
Authored by experts in the field, this brand-new reference presents a systematic approach to which flap or graft to use in which clinical situation and how to cut and move the skin. More than 350 full-color photographs and line drawings offer you step-by-step guidance. And, a DVD containing high-quality video clips demonstrates reconstructive procedures, including cutting, positioning, and suturing of flaps and grafts.
Rollinson: Advances in Parasitology
By D. Rollinson
2013 (1st ed), 400 pages, $231 list
First published in 1963, Advances in Parasitology contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews in all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology. Advances in Parasitology includes medical studies on parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes. The series also contains reviews of more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy, and life history, which shape current thinking and applications. Eclectic volumes are supplemented by thematic volumes on various topics, including control of human parasitic diseases and global mapping of infectious diseases.
Rongioletti: Rare Malignant Skin Tumors
By Franco Rongioletti, Irina Margaritescu and Bruce Smoller
2015, 347 pages, 358 illus, $179 list
This book provides practitioners with a single volume that reviews the clinical and pathologic features of rarely encountered cutaneous neoplasms. The text includes an in-depth discussion of the clinical findings, as well as the histologic and immunologic features of these diseases that are rarely encountered, reported, or recognized. Additional laboratory data used to make and support the diagnoses with some therapeutic and prognostic hints are discussed for each entity. The volume is organized into general categories correlating with the cell(s) of origin.
Rosai: Guiding the Surgeons Hand: The History of American Surgical Pathology
By Juan Rosai
1998 (1st ed), 295 pages, $40 list
Rosai: Rosai and Ackerman's Surgical Pathology
By Juan Rosai
2011 (10th ed), 3200 pages, 3900 illus, $429 list
Rosai and Ackerman's Surgical Pathology presents comprehensive guidance on every aspect of the field. The New Edition of this two-volume masterwork retains the practical approach that has earned it a loyal following and widespread critical acclaim. At the same time, it delivers expanded and updated content on molecular pathology, immunohistochemical markers, and cytopathological diagnosis. What's more, this definitive reference is now illustrated in full color throughout! Virtually all of its more than 3,900 illustrations are now in full color, providing unprecedented diagnostic assistance. A bonus CD-ROM delivers all of the book's illustrations in digital format.
Rosai: Tumors of the Thyroid Gland (Atlas of Tumor Pathology, 3rd Series, Vol 5)
By Juan Rosai
1993, 343 pages, 347 illus, $52 list
The text begins with a concise summary of the embryology, anatomy, histology, and physiology of the thyroid. Then there are thorough discussions of the various forms of adenomas, carcinomas, sarcomas, and other tumors that occur in the thyroid.
Rosai: Tumors of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands (Vol 21)
By Juan Rosai, MD; Ronald A. DeLellis, MD; Maria Luisa Carcangiu, MD; William J. Frable, MD; Giovanni Tallini
2015, $165 list
In the years since the publication of the Third Series AFIP Fascicles on the thyroid and parathyroid glands, awareness of the remarkable morphologic diversity of thyroid carcinoma has notably expanded, and great advances have been made in unraveling the molecular genetic features of thyroid and parathyroid tumors. There has also been an increased interest in the use of the fine-needle aspiration technique for the diagnosis and management of thyroid tumors, and in the role of the pathologist in the operative handling of the hyperfunctioning parathyroid gland. This Fascicle documents the most significant advances that have taken place in these areas, emphasizing those with a practical application at the clinical level. The format remains similar to that of the previous versions, but the two thyroid and parathyroid Fascicles have been merged into one, and most of the black and white gross photographs and photomicrographs have been replaced with color images. The authors include a number of the most recent references, but have not ignored the classic works in the field, many of which have descriptions, illustrations, and insights that cannot be bettered. This Fascicle fulfills the original goal of this series, which is that of helping the pathologist diagnose and anticipate the behavior of tumors and tumor-like lesions included in this publication..
Rose: Atlas of Gross Pathology
By Alan Rose
2008 (1st ed), 672 pages, 1200 illus, $153 list
This atlas provides a comprehensive illustration and description of a wide range and number of pathologic processes and diseases affecting all the major organs of the body. Emphasis is placed on how the anatomic structure of different organs may determine the pattern of involvement by disease processes and how such patterns may aid in the correct diagnosis of the gross pathology. In some cases, multiple illustrations of disease processes are given to show evolution of the disease. Histologic illustrations of selected gross lesions are also included where relevant. The atlas is illustrated with more than 1,200 color photomicrographs. Atlas of Gross Pathology is essential for practicing pathologists, but can also provide a solid foundation for surgeons, internists, and obstetricians/gynecologists.
Rose: The Year in Immunology
By Noel Rose
2012 (1st ed), 250 pages, $130 list
The fourth installment of "The Year in Immunology" series features reviews of novel approaches in the investigation of immunoregulatory mechanisms. Topics surveyed include cutting-edge molecular studies and treatment advances for systemic lupus erythmatosus and multiple sclerosis, the genetic regulation of lymphocytes and T cells, and new models of immunosenescence.
Rosen: Breast Pathology: Diagnosis by Needle Core Biopsy
By Paul Peter Rosen
2010, 432 pages, 1100 illus, $225 list
Edited by two eminent authorities on breast pathology, this heavily illustrated text offers essential guidance on diagnostic evaluation of needle core biopsies. The focus is on the most common and challenging differential diagnostic problems encountered in these specimens. More than 1,100 full-color illustrations depict the entire spectrum of breast pathology seen in needle core biopsies. This edition includes new information on issues in the diagnosis of solid papillary carcinoma; molecular studies of microglandular adenosis; carcinoma with basal phenotype; the e-cadherin immunostain in the diagnosis of lobular carcinoma; use of immunostains to distinguish between papilloma and low-grade papillary carcinoma; and use of myoepithelial immunostains in the diagnosis of microinvasive carcinoma. The book also includes new data on treatment and prognosis.
Rosen: Innovative Therapeutics, An Issue of Dermatologic Clinics
By Theodore Rosen
2010 (1st ed), 637 pages, $105 list
This issue of Dermatologic Clinics, guest edited by Dr. Ted Rosen, covers the innovative management of dermatologic disorders including Severe Hand Eczema, Pruritus, Furunculosis, Lupus Erythematosus, CTCL, Hidradenitis Suppurativa. Innovative uses of Topical Metronidazole, Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors, Rituximab, TNF-alpha Inhibitors, Thalidomide, Zinc, Dapsone, Spironolactone as an antiandrogen in the treatment of female pattern hair loss, and Therapeutics in Pediatric Dermatology are also reviewed.
Rosen: Rosen's Breast Pathology
By Paul Peter Rosen
2008 (3rd ed), 1136 pages, 3170 illus, $349 list
Written by an internationally recognized expert in diagnostic breast pathology, this gold-standard text and reference is now in its revised, updated, and expanded Third Edition. It provides a comprehensive, extensively illustrated review of the clinical, radiological, pathological, and therapeutic aspects of the entire spectrum of breast diseases.
Rosen: Tumors of the Mammary Gland (Vol 7)
By Paul Peter Rosen and Harold A. Oberman
1993, 382 pages, $59 list
The expanded size and scope of this third edition of Tumors of the Mammary Gland reflect the explosive growth of information relating to breast disease that has occurred in the last 25 years. The comprehensive text begins with an introduction that traces the controversial issue of precancerous or proliferative breast lesions from the first fascicle (authored in 1950 by Stewart) to the present. Nearly 25% of the 382 pages of text and 593 illustrations are devoted to the pathology of benign proliferative lesions, atypical hyperplasia, and in-situ carcinoma. The classification of mammary tumors employed in this volume is based on one adopted by the World Health Organization in 1981. However, the listing has been substantially expanded to include more than 20 specific entities described in succeeding years. Subheadings have also been added for a number of clinicopathologic conditions with distinctive pathologic characteristics such as occult carcinoma presenting with axillary lymph node metastases. The text includes sections on mammary gland anatomy, developmental and physiological abnormalities, and inflammatory conditions. Extensively illustrated sections describe benign proliferative lesions, benign epithelial tumors, fibroepithelial neoplasms (fibroadenoma and cystosarcoma), atypical hyperplasia and in-situ carcinoma of lobules and ducts, 17 subtypes of invasive carcinoma, breast tumors in children, tumors of the male breast, mesenchymal tumors, and Iymphoid neoplasms. Separate sections are devoted to the TNM staging of carcinoma, unusual clinical manifestations of breast carcinoma, the pathology of axillary lymph nodes, cytologic diagnosis of breast lesions, and the pathologic examination of breast specimens. Of particular note are discussions of papillary neoplasms, atypical hyperplasia and in-situ carcinoma, prognostic markers in carcinoma, and vascular neoplasms. The detailed histopathological descriptions consider differential diagnosis and discuss the role of immunohistochemistry, electron microscopy, and other procedures for establishing the pathologic diagnosis. The clinical characteristics of the lesions are described, and the current treatment options reported in the literature are summarized.
Ross: Histology
By Michael Ross
2010 (6th ed), 928 pages, $82 list
Now in its revised, updated Sixth Edition, Histology: A Text and Atlas is ideal for medical, health professions, and undergraduate biology students. This best-selling combination text and atlas includes a detailed textbook description that emphasizes clinical and functional correlates of histology, fully supplemented by vividly informative illustrations and photographs. Separate, superbly illustrated atlas sections follow almost every chapter and feature large-size, full-color digital micrographs, with labels and legends that highlight details of microanatomy.
Roy: The Molecular Biology of Cadherins
By Frans Roy
2013 (1st ed), 488 pages, $171 list
This volume of Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science focuses on the most recent research surrounding Cadherins from top experts in the field.
Rozenberg: Microscopic Haematology
By Gillian Rozenberg
2011 (3rd ed), 250 pages, 400 illus, $140 list
Microscopic Haematology, 3rd Edition: A practical guide for the laboratory has been fully updated in line with the current World Health Organisation classification. In addition to providing a wealth of information on haematology, this excellent textbook for health professionals includes over 400 full colour haematological slides. The guide commences with the red cell series and describes normoblastic erythropoiesis, abnormal erythropoiesis and all the red cell disorders associated with anaemia. Each type of anaemia is described with minimal text and is accompanied by coloured haematological slides depicting red cell changes associated with the particular disorder. The platelet section adheres to the same format. The final section in this expansive health reference focuses on blood parasites and describes the four species of human malaria. A description of characteristic features in each species as it occurs in the red cell is accompanied by images depicting the various stages of maturation of each malaria species.
Roy: The Molecular Biology of Cadherins
By Frans Roy
2013 (1st ed), 488 pages, $171 list
This volume of Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science focuses on the most recent research surrounding Cadherins from top experts in the field.
Rubin: Netter's Concise Neuroanatomy
By Michael Rubin and Joseph E Safdieh
2007 (1st ed), 424 pages, $47 list
This unique, comprehensive book provides rich visual guidance on all aspects of neuroanatomy, as only artwork by master medical illustrator Frank H. Netter, MD can. Concise tables highlight important aspects of each structure, equipping you with the essential knowledge you need to master this complex discipline.
Rubin: TNM Staging Atlas with Oncoanatomy
By Philip Rubin
2012 (2nd ed), 720 pages, $100 list
The Second Edition of TNM Staging Atlas with 3D Oncoanatomy has been updated to include all new cancer staging information from the Seventh Edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. The atlas presents cancer staging in a highly visual rapid-reference format, with clear full-color diagrams and TNM stages by organ site. The illustrations—some original and some derived from Grant's Atlas of Anatomy—are three-dimensional, three-planar cross-sectional presentations of primary anatomy and regional nodal anatomy. They show the anatomic features identifiable on physical and/or radiologic examination and the anatomic extent of cancer spread which is the basis for staging.
Ruggieri: Neurocutaneous Disorders: Phakomatoses & Hamartoneoplastic Syndromes
By Martino Ruggieri
2008 (1st ed), 1070 pages, 234 illus, $399 list
The book provides an authoritative source of knowledge about these difficult problems and bridges the gap between clinical recognition and the new molecular medicine. The editors, distinguished clinicians and geneticists, assembled an internationally renowned group of collaborators, many of them the experts who first described a particular disorder or established its present accepted definition. They have written a practical, comprehensive guide to the recognition, investigation and management of more than 60 recognised phakomatoses.
Ruiz: Transplantation Pathology
By Phillip Ruiz
2009 (1st ed), 408 pages, 354 illus, $175 list
Transplantation Pathology is a specialized textbook that comprehensively covers the pathological features of all organs transplanted in clinical practice. In addition to extensive detail of morphological changes, numerous images, and the latest classification schemes, this book incorporates basis pathophysiologic mechanisms involved in the detrimental processes affecting the host and graft. Finally, there are also specialized chapters addressing the immunopathology of graft rejection, lab medicine and transplantation, dermatological complications in transplantation, and PTLD. Thus, this book by renowned authors in the field provides the pathologist, clinician, clinical staff, and student a complete overview of the pathological processes and underlying mechanisms of all areas of transplantation.
Russo: Contemporary Understanding and Management of Renal Cortical Tumors
By Paul Russo
2008 (1st ed), $99 list
The Guest Editor has gathered top experts to present thorough coverage of the diagnosis and management of renal cortical tumors. The issue spans topics on lymphadenectomy, partial nephrectomy, molecular imaging, surgical management, and systemic therapy. Authors also discuss contemporary concerns in the management of renal tumors, pathological features, and epidemiology, clinical presentation, and clinical staging.
Russo: Diagnostic, Prognostic and Therapeutic Value of Gene Signatures
By Antonio Russo
2011 (1st ed), 193 pages, 28 illus, $189 list
Diagnostic, Prognostic and Therapeutic Value of Gene Signatures provides readers a useful and comprehensive resource about the range of applications of microarray technology in oncological diseases. Topics covered include gene signatures and soft tissue sarcomas, prognostic relevance of breast cancer signatures, gene expression profiling of colorectal cancer and liver metastasis, gene signatures in GISTs, CNVs and gene expression profiles in pancreatic cancer, and gene signatures in head/neck, lung and gastric tumors.
Russo: Pathology of Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease
By Pierre Russo, Eduardo Duchelli, David Piccoli
2014 (1st ed), 525 pages, $149 list
Pathology of Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease provides the pediatric pathologist, the GI or general pathologist, and the pediatric gastroenterologist with the most complete and current reference on the subject. With an emphasis on clinical-pathological correlation, the book includes in-depth discussions on disorders and issues that are frequently encountered but for which up-to-date information is often not readily available, as well as infrequent disorders unique or specific to children that are not covered in standard texts. Among the topics considered are malabsorption and motility disorders, immunodeficiencies, including AIDS, developmental malformations, food allergies, cystic diseases of the liver, hepatic tumors, and esophageal and pancreatic disorders. Many new illustrations and electron micrographs are included in this edition, and the high-quality endoscopic and radiographic images permit ready correlation with the pathologic principles under discussion.
Russo: Targeted Therapies for Solid Tumors: A Handbook for Moving Toward New Frontiers in Cancer Treatment
By Antonio Russo, Rafael Rosell and Christian Rolfo
2015, 269 pages, 29 illus, $112 list
This volume provides readers a comprehensive and state-of-the-art overview about the range of applications of targeted therapies for solid tumors. The sections of the book have been structured to review the oncogene addicted tumors, the pharmacology and clinical development of new molecularly targeted agents, the use of biomarkers as prognostic, predictive and surrogate endpoints, and the evaluation of tumor response and specific malignancies treated with targeted agents.
Rustemeyer: Kanerva's Occupational Skin Diseases
By T. Rustemeyer
2012 (2nd ed), 1450 pages, 350 illus, $129 list
This new edition is completely revised, updated and extended with respect to new developments. The layout allows for both quick access to practical information and in-depth reading. Included are concise tables, algorithms and figures on how to optimize the diagnostic procedure for daily patient management and expert opinion. The new edition will continue the success as major source of reference for clinical and experimental work in the field of occupational skin diseases, both for students and experts.
Rutty: Essentials of Autopsy Practice: Innovations, Updates and Advances in Practice
By Guy Rutty
2013, 184 pages, 119 illus, $189 list
Essentials of Autopsy Practice: Innovations, Updates and Advances in Practice is the fifth volume in the Essentials in Autopsy Practice series, covering topics of current and future interest. Designed to keep all involved in the investigation of death abreast of changes within the field, this volume covers a wide range of topical areas which can be encountered around the world. Essentials of Autopsy Practice: Innovations, Updates and Advances in Practice covers death by drowning; deaths from extreme temperature; the radioactive autopsy; chemical contamination and the autopsy; blast injuries; forensic odontology identification; and determination of the force used to cause an injury.
Rutty: Essentials of Autopsy Practice: Recent Advances, Topics and Developments
By Guy Rutty
2011, 237 pages, $145 list
Essentials of Autopsy Practice updates the modern pathologist on issues related to the autopsy. This volume contains topical chapters on the pathology of shock, religious attitudes to death, incised wounds, radiological investigations, metabolic disorders in childhood, maternal deaths, body alterations and piercings which are comprehensive, unique and educational. It brings the literature together into a modern, up-to-date review of the subject, each authored by experts in their field. It comprises the most recent developments in current autopsy practice making the book unique and exceptional - a valuable aid for the bench top, autopsy suite, laboratory or library. A hands-on reference book, Essentials of Autopsy Practice is of interest to both trainees and consultants in all sub-branches of pathology including forensic pathology. It can also be used by non-medical staff involved in the dead, such as nurses, police, lawyers and bereavement officers.
Rutty: Essentials of Autopsy Practice: Volume 1
By Guy Rutty
2011, 256 pages, $99 list
Essentials of Autopsy Practice is dedicated to updating the modern pathologist on the issues related to the autopsy. This first volume contains 12 topical chapters which are not covered in any other text. It comprises the most recent developments in current autopsy and relevant subjects that have not yet been covered in current autopsy textbooks. This is what makes this book exceptional in its field. The book will be of interest to both trainees and consultants in all sub-branches of pathology including forensic pathology. The subject matter will also appeal to other areas of clinical medicine and will make a good reference book.
Ryan: Pandemic Influenza: Emergency Planning and Community Preparedness
By Jeffrey Ryan
2008 (1st ed), 280 pages, $70 list
The swine flu emergency needn’t become a crisis. This critically acclaimed work provides public health officials, doctors, responders, and emergency planners with accurate current information that will help them understand the nature of an outbreak, assess risk, answer public concerns, and develop informed strategies.
Rycroft: A Colour Handbook of Dermatology
By Richard Rycroft
2009 (2nd ed), 256 pages, 450 illus, $50 list
A ready reference for the dermatologist and non-dermatologist alike, this colour handbook also provides a short intensive course in dermatology for the beginner, for whom a glossary of dermatological terms is included, illustrated by line drawings. The author/editor combination is supported by clinicians at the world-renowned St. John's Institute, who provide material on their specialist topics.



Sadick: Augmentation Fillers
By Neil Sadick
2010 (1st ed), 169 pages, $135 list
Filler techniques are the most widely used surgical procedures in cosmetic surgery, as they are the best method of reducing wrinkles on a long-term basis. For years, dermatologists have known that water-binding soft-tissue fillers can replace the loss of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid from the skin. Because filler formulas and application techniques are constantly updated and reevaluated, the dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon need a quick reference on the subject. This new text, edited by world-renowned dermatologist Dr. Neil S. Sadick, covers all the main aspects of soft-tissue filler techniques. Subjects covered include choosing and applying fillers; short-, intermediate-, and long-acting fillers; and combination approaches, as well as anesthetic considerations, equipment and patient positioning, operative procedures, potential complications, and postoperative evaluation.
Sadick: Cosmeceutical Science in Clinical Practice
By Neil Sadick
2010 (1st ed), 120 pages, $200 list
This guide from expert practitioners explains how best to integrate the potential of cosmeceutical products into the best international clinical practice.
Sadick: Illustrated Manual of Injectable Fillers: A Technical Guide to the Volumetric Approach to Whole Body Rejuvenation
By Neil Sadick
2009 (1st ed), 288 pages, $230 list
This manual presents and evaluates the uses, limitations, and compositions of available fillers involved in face and body rejuvenation. Organized by anatomy, this resource discusses specific analysis, diagnosis, and treatment for each part of the body, including the upper face, midface, lower face, hands, torso, and lower extremities.
Sadow: Thyroid Pathology, An Issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics
By Peter Sadow
2015, $88 list
Early identification and diagnosis by type and stage is the key to high survival rates with thyroid cancer. To present the pathologist with current clinical information on diagnosis, differential diagnosis, staging, and prognosis of thyroid cancers, topics presented are: Poorly differentiated thyroid carcinoma; Paraganglimoa; Immunohistochemical markers for evaluation and prognosis in thyroid carcinoma; Familial endocrine syndromes; Parathyroid enoplasia; Inflammatory lesions of the thyroid associated with cancer; Assessing biological aggression in adrenal cortical neoplasia; Pituitary neoplasia; and Pancreatic endocrine neoplasia.
Saltz: Colorectal Cancer: Multimodality Management
By Leonard Saltz
2014, 854 pages, $276 list
The rapid growth in the number of options available for the management of colorectal cancer presents the clinician with new opportunities and new complexities. An explosion of understanding in the basic science that underlies both the disease and its potential therapies has translated into remarkable technological advances that can now be applied. So many specialties and subspecialties have now been brought to bear that it is appropriate to attempt to bring the expertise from these areas together in one volume, so that practitioners in one aspect of colorectal cancer management can maintain knowledge and expertise regarding the capabilities of other colleagues working in this disease.
Salyers: Revenge Of The Microbes: How Bacterial Resistance Is Undermining The Antibiotic Miracle
By Abigail Salyers
2005 (1st ed), 186 pages, $30 list
'What is antibiotic resistance, and why should I be concerned with it?' Media coverage and political and scientific discussions about 'superbugs' that defy our current treatments, genetically-modified foods in our fields and grocery stores, the threat of bioterrorism, and the use of antibiotics in agriculture have increased citizen awareness and fears regarding the issues surrounding antibiotic resistance. "Revenge of the Microbes: How Bacterial Resistance Is Undermining the Antibiotic Miracle" is a single source of answers to this and other questions average people are asking. Written by experts with extensive experience in the field, "Revenge of the Microbes" provides the scientific information readers will need to form opinions and make informed decisions regarding the use of antibiotics.The authors have carefully sifted through a vast amount of information to ensure comprehensive coverage of topics including the larger issues of economics, politics, health, safety, and the environment.
Sanders: Breast Pathology
By Melinda Sanders, Jean Simpson and David Elder
2014 (1st ed), 304 pages, $160 list
Based on actual cases drawn from the extensive breast pathology consultation practice at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Breast Pathology covers the full classification of breast tumors and focuses on especially challenging differential diagnoses or unusual and problematic morphologic presentations. Using a pattern-based approach, each case is presented as a difficult diagnostic choice with two or even three possible diagnoses for the pathologist. For each case there is a description illustrating an expert's diagnosis and analysis, along with commentary providing additional context on the evaluation of such specimens. The book places special emphasis on avoiding diagnostic pitfalls. Each case discussion is supported with several high quality color photomicrographs that facilitate an extensive visual history and learning experience. Brief references to the literature are also included.
Sangueza: Dermatopathology Primer of Cutaneous Tumors
By Omar P. Sangueza, Sara Moradi, Parisa Mansoori, Saleha Aldawsari, Amir Al-Dabagh, Amany Abdulgader Fathaddin and Steven R. Feldman
2015, 128 pages, $90 list
This guide to the dermatopathology of skin cancers is a general overview to be used to refresh the learner on general principles of histopathology and to establish an outline of the subject. Established practitioners will also find this an ideal resource for revision for recertification in the topic or before a patient consultation.
Sanna: The Temporal Bone: A Manual for Dissection and Surgical Approaches
By Mario Sanna
2005, 144 pages, $120 list
The anatomy of the temporal bone is one of the most complicated areas in the human body. The vital structures, the three-dimensional relationships involved, and the fact that these structures are hidden within bony canals make the anatomy difficult to grasp. Described as a dream come true by the authors, Professor Sanna and his colleagues have devoted a major effort to creating this book to serve as a guide for young trainees wanting to learn more about temporal bone dissection. It provides comprehensive, high-quality, full-color pictures of the detailed steps of all the major surgical approaches that can be performed in the temporal bone, supplemented by images of cadaveric dissections as an aid to understanding the intracranial anatomy when indicated by the approach.
Santini-Araujo: Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions of Bone
By Eduardo Santini-Araujo, Ricardo K. Kalil, Franco Bertoni and Yong-Koo Park
2015, 994 pages, $234 list
This book provides essential, internationally applicable information in the area of orthopedic pathology with emphasis on practical diagnostic aspects, including many illustrations: roentgenograms, CT-scans, MRI, scintigraphies, as well as pictures of gross surgical specimens and microphotographs, immunohistochemical reactions and genomics. Information on histopathological and molecular diagnosis, and basic therapeutic guidelines are provided. This book offers generous coverage of epidemiology, clinical features, radiology, pathology, differential diagnosis and treatment, not only for common lesions, but also those less frequently encountered. Clues in the images and histopathology needed to arrive at a sharp differential diagnosis are discussed. The content is arranged based on the World Health Organization’s Consensus Classification, with the addition of other lesions not included therein. Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions of Bone is aimed at general and specialised surgical pathologists, radiologists, orthopedic surgeons, and oncologists, in practice and in training.
Sarabahi: Step by Step Management of Burns
By Sujata Sarabahi
2009 (1st ed), 322 pages, $35 list
The book provides step-by-step understanding about burn management and rehabilitation of the burn victim. It presents practical and workable solutions to several complex and critical situations. It aims to provide simplified methods in developing scientific temper for the management of burns. Text is presented in simple and easy to understand language and an accompanying DVD illustrates key points.
Scardino: Comprehensive Textbook of Genitourinary Oncology
By Peter Scardino
2011 (4th ed), 973 pages, $265 list
Comprehensive Textbook of Genitourinary Oncology was the first major textbook to focus on the field of genitourinary oncology from the combined perspectives of the molecular biologist, pathologist, oncologist and urologist. The first edition of the book had three fundamental goals: 1) to be a textbook that could be read and used by practicing physicians, 2) to be an authoritative textbook for basic scientists, 3) to be an effective interpretation of this field for trainees in surgery, medical and radiation oncology, and pathology. The goals for the 4th edition remain essentially the same. The book takes a systems approach to this field, with sections on prostate, bladder, kidney, testis, and penile cancers, as well as one each on pediatric and other (less common) malignancies. This volume will introduce and distill the combined knowledge and expertise of specialist from a multitude of scientific and clinical disciplines who are internationally recognized leaders in their fields and who themselves have contributed to the field. As in the last edition, authors will be drawn form the fields of urological surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, radiology as well as translational scientists and epidemiologists.
Scatena: Advances in Cancer Stem Cell Biology
By Roberto Scatena, Alvaro Mordente, Bruno Giardina
2011, 355 pages, $189 list
In recent years, cancer stem cells have been recognized as important component in carcinogenesis and they seem to form the basis of many (if not all) tumor types. Cancer stem cells or "cancer cell like stem cells" have been isolated from various cancers of different origin (blood, breast, brain, skin, head and neck, thyroid, cervix, lung, retina, colon, pancreas and so on). Cancer stem cells - rare cells with indefinite proliferative potential that drive the formation and growth of tumours- seem to show intriguing relationships with physiological stem cells. Specifically, these cancer cells show significant similarities in the mechanisms that regulate self-renewal of normal stem cells. Moreover, tumour cells might directly arise from normal stem cells. Further, the cellular biology of cancer stem cells show a lot of similarities with normal stem cells.
Schachner: Pediatric Dermatology
By Lawrence Schachner
2010 (4th ed), 1840 pages, 1800 illus, $349 list
Get an up-to-date, global perspective on treating pediatric skin disorders.
Schatten: Scanning Electron Microscopy for the Life Sciences
By Heide Schatten
2013 (1st ed), 274 pages, $120 list
Recent developments in scanning electron microscopy (SEM) have resulted in a wealth of new applications for cell and molecular biology, as well as related biological disciplines. It is now possible to analyze macromolecular complexes within their three-dimensional cellular microenvironment in near native states at high resolution, and to identify specific molecules and their structural and molecular interactions. New approaches include cryo-SEM applications and environmental SEM (ESEM), staining techniques and processing applications combining embedding and resin-extraction for imaging with high resolution SEM, and advances in immuno-labeling. New developments include helium ion microscopy, automated block-face imaging combined with serial sectioning inside an SEM chamber, and Focused Ion Beam Milling (FIB) combined with block-face SEM. With chapters written by experts, this guide gives an overview of SEM and sample processing for SEM, and highlights several advances in cell and molecular biology that greatly benefited from using conventional, cryo, immuno, and high-resolution SEM.
Scheithauer: Tumors of the Peripheral Nervous System (Vol 24)
By Bernd W. Scheithauer, James M. Woodruff and Robert A. Erlandson
1999, 421 pages, $95 list
Since publications if the 2nd series fascicle on Tumors of the Peripheral Nervous System, the spectrum of the nerve pathology has markedly expanded. Newly described lesions in this 3rd series fascicle are numerous. Among tumorlike lesions are reactive processes such as inflammatory pseudotumor, hyperplastic lesions including palisaded encapsulate neuroma, and localized hypertrophic neuromuscular choistoma. Benign tumors are cellular schwannoma , a lesion frequently mistaken for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor, psammomatous melanotic schwannoma with or without a syndrome association (Carney's complex), intraneural perineurioma, and neurothekeoma. Also described since publications of the 2nd series fascicle are such malignant neoplasma ap purely epithelioid malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor, glanduar MPNST, MPNSTs derived from schwannoma, and MPNST with perineurial differentiation. The last chapter provides,heavily illustrated presentation of neuroofibromatosis . In order to provide insight the evolution of peripheral nerve lesions, the fascilce begins with a concise, richly illustrated introductory chapter on normal gross and microscopic anatomy of the peripheral nervous system. In typical fascicle format, pathologic features are presented in terms of their gross, histologic, and immunochemical aspects. In addition, the fascicle stresses the utility of electron microscopy in elucidating the nature of lesions and in differential diagnosis. The application of this modality has contributed immensely to our understanding of the normal structure and function of the peripheral nervous system. Practicality, long the hallmark of the Atlas series, is the thrust of this work. Valuable epidemiologic, clinical, and even neruroradiologic correlation is provided, as is clinically correlative data regarding prognostic indicators and syndrome association. This 421-page fascilce includes over 900 illustrations, 841 of which are in color. It should be an essential reference for pathologists in practice and training.
Scheld: Emerging Infections 9
By W. Scheld
2010 (1st ed), 380 pages, $155 list
Since 1995, the program committees of the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy and the Infectious Diseases Society of America have organized sessions on current and emerging infectious disease threats during their annual meetings. These sessions explore strategies for the prevention and control of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites that can harm public health.
Scherer: Radiopathology of Organs and Tissues
By Eberhard Scherer
2012 (1st ed), 506 pages, $99 list
This book is a comprehensive review of radiation effects in normal tissue and organs, treating the effects, both acute and late, of radiotherapy and accidents.
Schexneider: Review Manual to Henry's Clinical Diagnosis & Management by Laboratory Methods
By Katherine I Schexneider
2006 (21st ed), 556 pages, 84 illus, $60 list
Confidently prepare for the clinical pathology component of board certification, recertification, or in-service training exams! With questions and content derived from the 21st Edition, you can depend on this Review Manual to reinforce all of the knowledge you're likely to need, not only for professional examinations, but also in your practice for years to come.
Schlossberg: Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections
By David Schlossberg
2011 (6th ed), 654 pages, $200 list
Here's an up-to-date 4th Edition of the resource that discusses tuberculosis at a time when major outbreaks and drug-resistant strains of the disease are making headlines.
Schmid-Hempel: Evolutionary Parasitology
By Paul Schmid-Hempel
2011 (2nd ed), 496 pages, $59 list
Evolutionary Parasitology deals with a wide range of topics, from immunology, genetics, sexual selection, to population dynamics, ecology and co-evolution. Readers from different fields and with different backgrounds will find a rich source to meet their interests and to expand their insights into neighbouring disciplines.
Schneider: BRS Pathology
By Arthur Schneider and Phillip Szanto
2013 (1st ed), 480 pages, $46 list
This revised fifth edition is an excellent pathology review for students preparing for the USMLE Step 1 and course examinations. Written in the popular Board Review Series outline format, this text covers general and basic pathology, major concepts of disease processes, and systemic pathology that surveys the principal disorders of each organ system through concise descriptions and full-color illustrations. USMLE-style questions at the end of each chapter emphasize board-relevant information and allow for self-testing to confirm strengths and uncover areas of weakness. Plus, the comprehensive exam at the end of the book is a great prep tool for the actual exam!
Schniederjan: Biopsy Interpretation of the Central Nervous System
By Matthew Schniederjan
2011, 360 pages, 320 illus, $164 list
This new book carries on a strong tradition of diagnostically oriented texts established by the Biopsy Interpretation Series, in the present case focused on lesions of the Central Nervous System. Our purpose is to provide a practical guide and concise reference that can be a companion text for the general surgical pathologist, trainees in pathology and neuropathology, and clinicians who treat patients with neurological diseases that require surgical sampling. Given the heavy orientation of the Biopsy Interpretation Series to the busy and serious-minded diagnostician, we have taken this opportunity to create something new and, we think, useful. While there are certainly several excellent books on neuropathology and surgical neuropathology, the majority are reference texts that are comprehensive and encyclopedic, making them less than optimal on a daily basis to assist with interpretation. Because the central concern here is with establishing the correct diagnosis, the content is aimed at anticipating difficult diagnostic decisions and providing concise and reliable guide to their resolution.
Schnitt: Biopsy Interpretation of the Breast
By Stuart Schnitt
2012 (2nd ed), 512 pages, 300 illus, $164 list
A practical guide for the diagnostic surgical pathologist, this new edition of Biopsy Interpretation of the Breast presents the diverse spectrum of pathologic alterations that occur in the breast in a manner analogous to that in which they are encountered in daily practice. Lesions are grouped together according to their histologic patterns rather than by the traditional benign-malignant categorization in order to simulate the way pathologists face these lesions as they examine microscopic slides on a daily basis. The role of adjunctive studies in solving diagnostic problems in breast pathology is emphasized where appropriate. In addition, the clinical significance and impact on patient management of the various diagnoses are discussed and key clinical and management points highlighted.
Schnitt: Breast Pathology: Diagnosis and Insights, An Issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics
By Stuart Schnitt
2012 (1st ed), $99 list
Clinically accessible information for pathologists on histology, molecular pathology, differential diagnosis, and clinical overview is presented. Common and rare entities are covered with an abundance of images to highight key features. Topics for pathologists covering the fast moving field of breast pathology include: Less common variants and mimics of DCIS; Invasive lobular carcinoma and its variants; Important inflammatory and reactive lesions; Small glandular proliferations; Vascular lesions of the breast; Combined epithelial-myoepithelial lesion; Immunhistochemical pitfalls in the diagnosis of breast lesions; Pathology considerations in patients treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy; Molecular classification of breast cancer: Jorge Reis-Filho; Prognostic factors for patients with breast cancer: Traditional and New
Schrijver: Diagnostic Molecular Pathology in Practice
By Iris Schrijver
2011 (1st ed), 350 pages, 60 illus, $70 list
This entirely case-based book covers a broad cross-section of the practical issues frequently encountered in the day-to-day activities of a molecular genetic pathologist. The book is divided into four sections on the principal areas addressed in molecular genetic pathology (MGP): inherited diseases, hematopathology, solid tumors, and infectious diseases. The topics covered by the cases in each section include test selection, qualitative and quantitative laboratory techniques, test interpretation, prognostic and therapeutic considerations, ethical considerations, technical troubleshooting, and result reporting. This book will be ideal for trainees in MGP and clinical molecular genetics who require a practice-based preparation for board examinations. It will also be very useful for residents and fellows in medical specialties to which MGP is pertinent, and for practicing pathologists who want to learn more about the current practice of molecular diagnostics.
Schumann: Wet Urinalysis: Interpretations, Correlations and Implications
By G. Schumann
2003 (1st ed), 124 pages, $115 list
An essential handbook, Wet Urinalysis provides up-to-date information on dipstick testing, chemical and microscopic analysis, and urine sediment. More than 200 full-color images illustrate the text along with many helpful tables and an extensive glossary. To enhance clinical correlation, algorithms for wet urinalysis are paired with case studies.
Schwartz: Skin Cancer: Recognition and Management
By Robert Schwartz
2008 (2nd ed), 536 pages, 240 illus, $200 list
The second edition of Skin Cancer: Recognition and Management is a definitive clinical reference which comprehensively examines the wide range of premalignant and malignant cutaneous disorders, including melanoma, Kaposi's sarcoma and other sarcomas, cutaneous lymphoma, cutaneous metastatic disease and cutaneous markers of internal malignancy, with emphasis on the most recent advances in diagnosis and management.
Schwarzenberger: General Dermatology: Requisites in Dermatology
By Kathryn Schwarzenberger
2008 (1st ed), 444 pages, $130 list
This title in the Requisites in Dermatology series is the perfect resource for quick reference and rapid review in general dermatology. It succinctly presents all of the most essential clinical and foundational knowledge you need for certification, recertification, or practice. An extremely user-friendly full-color format, replete with full-color clinical photographs and other pertinent illustrations, makes it easy to locate and read up on any topic. Plus, full-text online access lets you consult the book from any computer, download all of the images, watch online lectures, and more.
Sciubba: Tumors and Cysts of the Jaw (Vol 29)
By James J. Sciubba, John E. Fantasia and Leonard B. Kahn
2001, 275 pages, $70 list
This presentation of tumors and cysts of the mandible and maxilla discusses 71 separate pathologic entities. The authors, three pathologists with extensive experience in the interpretation of jaw lesions, have utilized 353 radiographs, photomicrographs, and sketches to illustrate the wide range and scope of bone pathology within this unique part of the skeletal system. Normal embryogenesis and development of the jaws and dentition, histology of odontogenesis, and classification of tumors and cysts are covered. A comprehensive and broad array of benign, malignant, and dysplastic lesions includes odontogenic, nonodontogenic, and fibro-osseous lesions of the jaws. Representative plain radiographs, computerized tomographic images, and color photomicrographs form the basis for clinicopathologic correlation. Routine diagnostic procedures and stains are stressed as the basis for establishment of a definitive diagnosis. As a result, this volume will be an essential resource for pathologists, radiologists, and clinicians charged with establishing a diagnosis and treatment plan for patients with tumors and cysts of the jaws.
Scott: Statistics for Health Care Professionals
By Ian Scott
2005 (1st ed), 248 pages, $68 list
Statistics for Health Care Professionals is an accessible guide to understanding statistics within health care practice. Focusing on quantitative approaches to investigating problems, the book introduces the basic rules and principles of statistics.
Scott: Tietz's Applied Laboratory Medicine
By Mitchell Scott
2007 (2nd ed), 679 pages, $70 list
Using a problem-based approach, Tietz's Applied Laboratory Medicine, Second Edition presents interesting cases to illustrate the current use and interpretation of the most commonly available clinical laboratory tests. The cases present detailed descriptions of the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of disease.
Scully: Tumors of the Ovary, Maldeveloped Gonads, Fallopian Tube, & Broad Ligament (Vol 23)
By Robert E. Scully, Robert H. Young and Philip B. Clement
1998, 527 pages, $95 list
The authors are grateful to the many pathologists who over the years have submitted interesting cases for consultation, providing the authors with a broad experience in the subject matter of this Fascicle. The reviewers of the initial manuscript offered many helpful suggestions, which have enabled us to improve the clarity of the text. We owe special thanks to Dr. Debra A. Bell and Dr. Judith A. Ferry of the Massachusetts General Hospital and Dr. Arthur L. Herbst of the Chicago Lying-In Hospital for reviewing specific sections of the text. Mrs. Marlene Fairbanks typed the manuscript and Mr. Stephen Conley and Ms. Michelle Forrestall provided photographic assistance. Finally, we wish to thank the editorial staff of UAREP for their support and patience.
Seeber: Basics of Blood Management
By Petra Seeber and Aryeh Shander
2012 (2nd ed), 358 pages, $115 list
To reduce transfusion-related morbidity and mortality, it is recommended that an integrated approach to blood management is employed using all available tools to reduce a patient's exposure to donor blood. Meeting the need for a book covering the concepts of blood management as a trend towards multidisciplinary blood management, this new edition is an important resource, providing healthcare professionals with a tool to develop background knowledge in blood management, its organization, methods and tools. Practicing clinicians will be fully prepared to successfully start and run blood management programs.
Seegmiller: Hematology and Immunology: Diagnostic Standards of Care
By Adam Seegmiller, Mary Ann Thompson and Michael Laposata
2014 (1st ed), 116 pages, $55 list
This pocket-sized resource focuses on core issues in achieving quality in all areas of hematopathology and immunology, with an emphasis on identifying established, evidence-based standards. It addresses potential problems and sources of error in management of hematology and immunology testing procedures, how to anticipate and avoid such problems, and how to manage them if they occur. Concise and practical, discussions are problem-based and directly address common situations and issues faced by clinical pathologists or members of a laboratory team. The book provides plentiful examples of errors which compromise patient safety. Discussion of each problem is augmented by an actual case discussion to illustrate how the problem can occur and how to deal with it effectively.
Seifert: Evolution of Microbial Pathogens
By H. Seifert
2006 (1st ed), 370 pages, $120 list
This book examines evolution of microbial pathogenesis, capitalizing on explosion of knowledge of molecular mechanisms and microbial genome sequencing; covers general concepts of microbial evolution including gene acquisition, gene loss, and concept of microbial species; presents information on broad areas of evolution of pathogenesis, including evolution of pathogenic microbes in soil, evolution of microbe-plant interactions, human specific pathogens, zoonotic infections, biofilm formation in the environment and pathogenesis, and co-evolution of pathogens and the immune system; considers evolution of pathogenic systems found in a variety of microbes or specific subsets of pathogens.
Sell: Dictionary of Medical Terms
By Rebecca Sell
2012 (6th ed), $12 list
Although written primarily as a home reference guide, Barron's Dictionary of Medical Terms has been valued, used, and highly praised by medical instructors, student nurses, and others in the healthcare professions. This expanded and updated edition clearly and concisely describes medical terms in language that the layman can understand.
Sepulveda: Molecular Pathology of Neoplastic Gastrointestinal Diseases
By Antoniaa Sepulveda
2013 (1st ed), 287 pages, $189 list
Molecular Pathology of Neoplastic Gastrointestinal Diseases reviews the molecular aspects that characterize the spectrum of neoplastic conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, providing the reader with current up-to-date knowledge. For each disease entity chapters provide reviews on: the molecular basis of the individual diseasemolecular testing approaches currently available or in development for diagnosis or for gene target characterization for selective targeted therapiesrecommended guidelines for clinical application of molecular tests are included whenever availablemolecular testing for hereditary predisposition or disease riskanimal models and cell culture models of disease
Shah: Prostate Biopsy Interpretation
By Rajal Shah
2011 (1st ed), 201 pages, 199 illus, $139 list
This book covers all the practical issues related to the interpretation of prostatic biopsies in day-to-day practice, including: biopsy sampling and processing; the diagnosis of limited cancer; differentiation of prostate cancers from benign lesions and recognition of histologic variants; the recognition and clinical significance of "atypical" diagnoses and HGPIN; the identification of recently described entities; the contemporary approach to Gleason grading; the utility of immunohistochemical markers and emerging molecular markers; and the reporting of prostate biopsies. The book contains numerous carefully selected, high-quality color images and uses algorithms, flow charts, and tables to simulate the thought and decision-making process upon encountering common clinical scenarios during sign-out of prostate biopsy.
Shah: Practical Head and Neck Cytopathology
By Ketan A. Shah
2015, 240 pages, $150 list
Practical Head and Neck Cytology provides an engaging and holistic approach to the cytologic diagnosis of head and neck masses, covering both the technique of needle aspiration and its microscopic interpretation. A suitable sample is critical for arriving at the diagnosis and this book provides organ-specific tips on the FNA technique. Presence of different organs and structures in the head and neck region, as well as morphologic overlap amongst disparate entities, adds to the complexity of cytologic diagnosis. This book presents an easy-to-follow, stepwise approach to diagnosis, using concise bulleted text to highlight key features. Common and infrequently encountered mimics are included and interpretative challenges are discussed, facilitating a robust diagnosis. Numerous high-quality photomicrographs aid recognition of both common and rare features. A valuable resource for trainee and practising pathologists alike, this book is based on universally-used techniques and routinely prepared material, which are relevant to cytopathologists across the globe.
Shai: Handbook of Cosmetic Skin Care
By Avi Shai
2009 (2nd ed), 278 pages, $99 list
The acclaimed Handbook of Cosmetic Skin Care is now available in a Second Edition that examines all currently available cosmetic treatments. Discussing the latest research in cosmetic science, this easy-to-read guide keeps the cosmetic dermatologist and plastic surgeon ahead of the curve. Clear terminology and generous illustrations enable further exploration of the science and practical aspects of this ever-evolving field.
Shai: Wound Healing and Ulcers of the Skin
By Avi Shai
2010 (1st ed), 292 pages, $209 list
For dermatologists, but also many other medical disciplines such as general practitioners and family physicians who also treat chronic wounds.
Shaz: Transfusion Medicine and Hemostasis, Second Edition: Clinical and Laboratory Aspects
By Beth H. Shaz, Christopher D. Hillyer, Charles S. Abrams, Mikhail Roshal
2013 (2nd ed), 1014 pages, $90 list
The second edition of Transfusion Medicine and Hemostasis continues to be the only "pocket-size" quick reference for pathology residents and transfusion medicine fellows. It covers all topics in blood banking, transfusion medicine, and clinical and laboratory based coagulation. Short, focused chapters, organized by multiple hierarchical headings, are supplemented with up to 10 suggested reading citations. This single reference covers essentially all the topics required to meet the goals and objectives of a major program in transfusion medicine and clinical coagulation.
Shea: Pathology of Challenging Melanocytic Neoplasms: Diagnosis and Management
By Chris Shea, Jon Reed and Victor Prieto
2014, 180 pages, 87 illus, $136 list
Pathology of Challenging Melanocytic Neoplasms offers a dynamic text where readers will encounter a broad spectrum of challenging melanocytic lesions, both benign and malignant and will thereby acquire a solid, working knowledge that they can immediately apply to daily diagnosis. The authors aim to clarify this often thorny field, keeping a steady focus on patient-related issues. The volume emphasizes the practical application of basic morphologic principles, immunohistochemistry and molecular methods in order to secure a confident diagnosis. Abundant illustrations display the characteristic features of the most important disease entities.
Sheaff: Cytopathology
By Michael Sheaff and Naveena Singh
2012 (1st ed), 300 pages, $139 list
This succinct book guides the trainee through the hurdles of fledgling cytology practice and can also be used throughout the career as an aide memoire by the more experienced. Whilst there are several well established and excellent textbooks on general cytology, these are by and large reference books rather than bench books that can lie beside each individual trainee’s microscope and be resourced continually before and during each case. With numerous illustrations to enthuse the reader and make cytological practice a more enjoyable and educational experience, the book also highlights points of diagnostic difficulty, particularly with regard to the differentiation of neoplastic from non-neoplastic disease.
Sheaff: Post Mortem Technique Handbook
By Michael Sheaff
2013 (2nd ed), 466 pages, 128 illus, $179 list
Contains thorough explanations and descriptions Offers clear informative diagrams and photographs Aimed at pathologists in training, medical students, and mortuary technicians Thoroughly revised 2nd edition includes the most recent guidance to an accurate mortem diagnosis from the Royal College of Pathologists and from the College of American Pathologists
Shepherd: Morson and Dawson's Gastrointestinal Pathology
By Neil A. Shepherd, Bryan F. Warren, Geraint T. Williams, Joel K. Greenson, Gregory Y. Lauwers, Marco R. Novelli
2013 (5th ed), 888 pages, 700 illus, $270 list
Emphasizing the important role the gastrointestinal pathologist now plays in patient management, Morson and Dawson’s Gastrointestinal Pathology, 5th Edition, is a comprehensive resource for both training and practice. This revision of a “gold standard” textbook reflects current practice, where the abundance of surgical specimens and the revolution in endoscopy has made virtually the entire gastrointestinal tract accessible to biopsy.
Sheppard: Practical Cardiovascular Pathology
By Mary Sheppard
2011 (2nd ed), 344 pages, $210 list
The second edition of Practical Cardiovascular Pathology provides an essential text and colour atlas helping all general pathologists to identify a wide range of cardiovascular conditions rapidly and accurately in both their diagnostic and autopsy work. With many new conditions explained, and numerous new illustrations, the second edition of this highly-acclaimed text will continue to be invaluable to all pathologists and trainees.
Sheridan: Burns: A Practical Approach
By Robert Sheridan
2011 (1st ed), 160 pages, $85 list
The author emphasizes the fundamental surgical, medical and related procedures involved in each stage of burn care, thus enabling the reader to focus on the essentials, and ensure the best outcome for patients. Chapters range from burn physiology, initial care and resuscitation, to wound evaluation and surgical management, respiratory and critical care, rehabilitation, reconstruction and aftercare. The book’s concise visual approach will appeal to all professionals caring for burn patients in acute or recovery phases.
Sherman: The Power of Plagues
By Irwin Sherman
2006 (1st ed), 431 pages, $29 list
"The Power of Plagues" offers a fascinating examination of epidemic diseases within a historical context. Engagingly written, this new volume presents the science of plagues in an understandable and accessible manner, describing the nature and evolution of diseases and conveying their significance in shaping Western culture and civilization. Chapters present individual, independent plague stories complemented by relevant and historical illustrations. Major historic outbreaks are covered, including those of the Greek and Roman empires as well as the infamous Black Death. Contemporary and emerging diseases are comprehensively detailed, including HIV-AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, smallpox, SARS, West Nile virus infection, influenza, mad cow disease, and several others. Despite advancements in the development of antimicrobials and vaccines and in securing clean water and food supplies, modern civilizations are not immune to epidemic diseases. "The Power of Plagues" provides insight into the struggle to attain disease control and eradication and explores the challenge of forecasting emerging plagues. In doing so, it offers readers a deeper understanding of modern public health issues and the role of infectious diseases.
Sherman: Twelve Diseases That Changed Our World
By Irwin Sherman
2008 (1st ed), 232 pages, $30 list
Comprehensive and accessible, this book illustrates for a wide audience how disease can affect social and political changes on a grand scale and how improvements in public health have helped to control disease outbreaks.
Shetty: Atlas of Forensic Pathology
By B Suresh Kumar Shetty, Prateek Rastogi, Tanuj Kanchan, Jagadish Rao Padubidri, YP Raghavendra Babu
2014 (2nd ed), 208 pages, $107 list
This book is a concise guide to forensic pathology for undergraduate students. Beginning with an introduction to Thanatology (the description or study of the phenomena of death and of psychological mechanisms for coping with them - Merriam Webster Medical Dictionary), the following sections describe pathological findings for different causes of death including mechanical injuries, thermal and electrical injuries, firearm injuries and transportation injuries. Regional injuries and mechanical asphyxia are also covered. Each case is illustrated with numerous clinical photographs and detailed descriptions. Key points * Concise guide to forensic pathology for undergraduates * Covers numerous causes of death - firearms, thermal, electrical * Includes both common and less common conditions * Each case highly illustrated with clinical photographs and descriptions
Shetty: Infectious Disease
By Nandini Shetty
2009 (1st ed), 664 pages, $130 list
Taking an integrated approach, this book will help public health officials understand the basic science behind infectious disease an, likewise, provide students studying ID a broader understanding of the implications of infectious disease in a public health context, as well as clinical presentation and prevention.
Shiffman: Cosmetic Surgery
By Melvin Shiffman
2012 (1st ed), 1207 pages, 75 illus, $269 list
Cosmetic Surgery: Art and Techniques is an atlas of general cosmetic surgery that provides precise step-by-step descriptions of the full range of techniques, supported by photographs and illustrations of the highest standard. The book is comprehensive in its scope, covering the diverse procedures performed on the head and neck, breast, abdomen, buttocks, and extremities as well as other techniques such as labioplasty, penile enhancement, and total body lift. Risks and complications are fully explained, with clear advice on how to avoid and to treat them. All of the contributors are internationally recognized experts with extensive knowledge of their subject. This book will be of value to beginners, and experienced practitioners in not only cosmetic surgery but also plastic surgery, general surgery, oral maxillofacial surgery, neurosurgery, dermatology, otolaryngology, and ophthalmology.
Shiffman: Liposuction: Principles and Practice
By Melvin Shiffman
2011 (1st ed), 955 pages, 1201 illus, $279 list
Cosmetic Surgery: Art and Techniques is an atlas of general cosmetic surgery that provides precise step-by-step descriptions of the full range of techniques, supported by photographs and illustrations of the highest standard. The book is comprehensive in its scope, covering the diverse procedures performed on the head and neck, breast, abdomen, buttocks, and extremities as well as other techniques such as labioplasty, penile enhancement, and total body lift. Risks and complications are fully explained, with clear advice on how to avoid and to treat them. All of the contributors are internationally recognized experts with extensive knowledge of their subject.
Shimosato: Tumors of the Mediastinum (Vol 11)
By Yukio Shimosato, Kiyoshi Mukai, Yoshihiro Matsuno
2010, 322 pages, $135 list
Since the publication of the AFIP Third Series fascicle in 1997, the World Health Organization (WHO) has printed two major volumes concerning tumors of the thymus. Drs. Mukai and Shimosato, who are not only two of the authors of Tumors of the Mediastinum but also co-authors of the Third Series fascicle, were collaborators on the WHO volumes. In the last 10 years, little progress has been made in the study of tumors of the thymus, although a few new subtypes have been reported. The most significant change was the subtyping by the WHO of tumors of the thymus that do not cause constitutional changes. The present Fascicle has adopted the WHO system of classification. For pathologists who are not as familiar with the WHO system, the authors extensively explain and illustrate both the morphologic and histogenetic classification systems that are its bases. Due to the changes in nomenclature, the chapter on thymic epithelial tumors has been considerably revised. The main diagnostic terms are presented along with the previous conventional morphologic and histogenetic terms, for the readers’ sake. Newly recognized tumor entities, new cytologic and genetic findings, and recent references have been added. Tables have been revised to reflect new data on survival, staging, and classification. This volume will be an authoritative reference on mediastinal tumors for years to come.
Shimosato: Tumors of the Mediastinum (Vol 21)
By Yukio Shimosato, Kiyoshi Mukai
1998, 278 pages, $60 list
No description available.
Shinton: Desk Reference for Hematology
By N K Shinton
2007 (2nd ed), 1032 pages, $180 list
Desk Reference for Hematology provides a thorough examination of hematology, including its relationship with other systems and disorders. This second edition features a complete revision of all articles, with emphasis on genetics in hematology as well as the physiology, pathological mechanisms, and therapy of platelets, coagulation, and thrombosis.
Sheppard: Practical Cardiovascular Pathology
By Mary Sheppard
2011 (2nd ed), 344 pages, $210 list
The second edition of Practical Cardiovascular Pathology provides an essential text and colour atlas helping all general pathologists to identify a wide range of cardiovascular conditions rapidly and accurately in both their diagnostic and autopsy work. With many new conditions explained, and numerous new illustrations, the second edition of this highly-acclaimed text will continue to be invaluable to all pathologists and trainees.
Shi: Antigen Retrieval Immunohistochemistry Based Research and Diagnostics
By Shan-Rong Shi
2010 (1st ed), 450 pages, $160 list
Antigen Retrieval Immunohistochemistry Based Research and Diagnostics discusses several scientific approaches to the standardization of quantifiable immunohistochemistry (IHC). Based on the development and application of AR by the editors, this volume summarizes recent achievements in AR-IHC and analyzes numerous cutting-edge issues for future research projects.
Shiffman: Cosmetic Surgery
By Melvin Shiffman
2012 (1st ed), 1207 pages, 75 illus, $269 list
Cosmetic Surgery: Art and Techniques is an atlas of general cosmetic surgery that provides precise step-by-step descriptions of the full range of techniques, supported by photographs and illustrations of the highest standard. The book is comprehensive in its scope, covering the diverse procedures performed on the head and neck, breast, abdomen, buttocks, and extremities as well as other techniques such as labioplasty, penile enhancement, and total body lift. Risks and complications are fully explained, with clear advice on how to avoid and to treat them. All of the contributors are internationally recognized experts with extensive knowledge of their subject. This book will be of value to beginners, and experienced practitioners in not only cosmetic surgery but also plastic surgery, general surgery, oral maxillofacial surgery, neurosurgery, dermatology, otolaryngology, and ophthalmology.
Shimizu: New Horizons of Applied Scanning Electron Microscopy
By Kenichi Shimizu
2012 (1st ed), 196 pages, $159 list
In modern scanning electron microscopy, sample surface preparation is of key importance, just as it is in transmission electron microscopy. With the procedures for sample surface preparation provided in the present book, the enormous potential of advanced scanning electron microscopes can be realized fully. This will take the reader to an entirely new level of scanning electron microscopy and finely-detailed images never seen before.
Shimosato: Tumors of the Mediastinum (Vol 11)
By Yukio Shimosato, Kiyoshi Mukai, Yoshihiro Matsuno
2010, 322 pages, $135 list
Since the publication of the AFIP Third Series fascicle in 1997, the World Health Organization (WHO) has printed two major volumes concerning tumors of the thymus. Drs. Mukai and Shimosato, who are not only two of the authors of Tumors of the Mediastinum but also co-authors of the Third Series fascicle, were collaborators on the WHO volumes. In the last 10 years, little progress has been made in the study of tumors of the thymus, although a few new subtypes have been reported. The most significant change was the subtyping by the WHO of tumors of the thymus that do not cause constitutional changes. The present Fascicle has adopted the WHO system of classification. For pathologists who are not as familiar with the WHO system, the authors extensively explain and illustrate both the morphologic and histogenetic classification systems that are its bases. Due to the changes in nomenclature, the chapter on thymic epithelial tumors has been considerably revised. The main diagnostic terms are presented along with the previous conventional morphologic and histogenetic terms, for the readers’ sake. Newly recognized tumor entities, new cytologic and genetic findings, and recent references have been added. Tables have been revised to reflect new data on survival, staging, and classification. This volume will be an authoritative reference on mediastinal tumors for years to come.
Shortliffe: Biomedical Informatics
By Edward Shortliffe
2013 (4th ed), 1063 pages, $100 list
Biomedical Informatics provides both a conceptual framework and a practical inspiration for this swiftly emerging scientific discipline at the intersection of computer science, decision science, information science, cognitive science, and biomedicine. Now revised and in its third edition, this text meets the growing demand by practitioners, researchers, and students for a comprehensive introduction to key topics in the field. Authored by leaders in medical informatics and extensively tested in their courses, the chapters in this volume constitute an effective textbook for students of medical informatics and its areas of application. The book is also a useful reference work for individual readers needing to understand the role that computers can play in the provision of clinical services and the pursuit of biological questions. The volume is organized so as first to explain basic concepts and then to illustrate them with specific systems and technologies.
Sienko: Advances in Surgical Pathology: Endometrial Carcinoma
By Anna Sienko
2012 (1st ed), 208 pages, 134 illus, $135 list
Part of the popular Advances in Surgical Pathology Series, this volume is a concise, updated review of the pathological characteristics of endometrial cancer. It emphasizes the histologic correlation, clinical management, and treatment of endometrial cancer, and features current and emerging concepts in the field. The book provides a resource for the timely updates in knowledge that are necessary for daily practice, for current credentialing, and for the self-assessment modules for recertification (MOC). A free companion web site features fully searchable text as well as over 130 full-color images.
Silver: Case Studies in Systemic Sclerosis
By Richard Silver
2011 (1st ed), 250 pages, 355 illus, $189 list
Case Studies in Systemic Sclerosis deals specifically with Systemic Sclerosis in a case study format. Each case presentation includes illustrative figures, a discussion of the pathophysiology relevant to the case, a discussion of management that is both evidence-based and expert opinion-based and several key references for further reading.
Silverberg: Tumors of the Uterine Corpus and Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (Vol 3)
By Steven G. Silverberg, Robert J. Kurman
1992, 290 pages, $45 list
No description available.
Simon: Muir's Textbook of Pathology
By Charles Simon and Ed Herrington
2014, $70 list
Muir's Textbook of Pathology sets a standard in this subject by linling the scientific aspects that underlie pathological processes, relating these to specific organ systems and placing all in a context that the student of medicine or pathology can appreciate and understand.
Simon: Rossi's Principles of Transfusion Medicine
By Toby Simon
2009 (4th ed), 1112 pages, 500 illus, $300 list
Rossi's Principles of Transfusion Medicine is the most comprehensive and practical reference on transfusion science and medicine available. It features brand new chapters on the measurement of cell kinetics, obstetric transfusion practice, cord blood, transfusion alternatives and regenerative medicine. Produced jointly with AABB, the world's leading association in the fields of blood banking and transfusion medicine, it now has two companion CD-ROMs-one containing interactive case studies and one containing PDFs of all 66 chapters.
Singh: Bone Metastasis
By Gurmit Singh
2010 (1st ed), 360 pages, $160 list
A state-of-the-art review of the molecular underpinnings of bone-seeking cancers, current treatment approaches for them, and future therapeutic strategies. The authors illuminate the role of various autocrine, paracrine, and immunological factors involved in the progression and establishment of bone metastases, highlighting the physiological processes that lead to bone degradation, pain, angiogenesis, and dysregulation of bone turnover. They also discuss the various strategies that appear to have promise and are currently deployed in treatment or are at the experimental stage.
Sloan: Medical Malpractice
By Frank Sloan
2010, 472 pages, $21 list
Most experts would agree that the current medical malpractice system in the United States does not work effectively either to compensate victims fairly or prevent injuries caused by medical errors. Policy responses to a series of medical malpractice crises have not resulted in effective reform and have not altered the fundamental incentives of the stakeholders. In Medical Malpractice, economist Frank Sloan and lawyer Lindsey Chepke examine the U.S. medical malpractice process from legal, medical, economic, and insurance perspectives, analyze past efforts at reform, and offer realistic, achievable policy recommendations. They review the considerable empirical evidence in a balanced fashion and assess objectively what works in the current system and what does not. Sloan and Chepke argue that the complexity of medical malpractice stems largely from the interaction of the four discrete markets that determine outcomes--legal, medical malpractice insurance, medical care, and government activity. After describing what the evidence shows about the functioning of medical malpractice, types of defensive medicine, and the effects of past reforms, they examine such topics as scheduling damages as an alternative to flat caps, jury behavior, health courts, incentives to prevent medical errors, insurance regulation, reinsurance, no-fault insurance, and suggestions for future reforms. Medical Malpractice is the most comprehensive treatment of malpractice available, integrating findings from several different areas of research and describing them accessibly in nontechnical language. It will be an essential reference for anyone interested in medical malpractice.
Slootweg: Dental Pathology: A Practical Introduction
By Pieter Slootweg
2013 (2nd ed), 120 pages, 137 illus, $132 list
This new, updated edition of Dental Pathology will assist in the recognition and diagnosis of gross dental abnormalities. Topics covered include disturbances in tooth formation, acquired dental diseases, including caries and its sequelae, periodontal disease, and odontogenic tumours. Practically applicable knowledge is provided on the histology and histopathology of the changes that are seen in diseases of the dental and periodontal tissues, and attention is also paid to the histological alterations induced by dental treatment.
Slootweg: Pathology of the Maxillofacial Bones
By Pieter Slootweg
2015, 255 pages, $159 list
This book is divided into 3 main sections: cysts and odontogenic tumors (lesions related to the dentition); fibro-osseous lesions and giant cell lesions, which are unique to the maxillofacial skeleton; and bone lesions, which also occur in other parts of the body. Individual diseases are described with a special emphasis on histomorphological aspects. Some lesions may pose considerable diagnostic problems due to shared microscopical features and the authors’ aim is to provide reliable diagnostic guidelines for the surgical pathologist who has to deal with specimens from this area.
Smith: Atlas of Comparative Diagnostic and Experimental Hematology
By Clifford Smith, Alfred Jarecki
2011 (2nd ed), 152 pages, 400 illus, $107 list
A vital resource on blood and bone marrow cell morphology in laboratory animal medicine. This fully revised new edition is an essential reference for clinical pathologists in diagnostic laboratories, and medical or veterinary research. The atlas contains over 400 color images of cells from the peripheral blood and bone marrow from a variety of animals encountered in laboratory animal medicine, in health and disease.
Smith: Atlas of Staging in Gynecological Cancer
By J. Richard Smith
2008, 40 pages, 30 illus, $99 list
"Atlas of Staging in Gynecological Cancer" is designed to be used in conjunction with diagnostic procedures between the surgeon and the radiologist. It describes the two common staging regimes used by all units across the world, namely, the FIGO staging system and the TNM system. The ‘landscape’ format allows each chapter to open on the left hand side and read across the double spread, enabling the reader to see both staging systems at once. Each chapter has a separate section on Epidemiology, Diagnosis, with radiological plates, Management, in tabular form, and Key Points.
Smith: Laboratory Markers of Risk for Cardiovascular Disease: Lipoprotein, An Issue of Clinics in Laboratory Medicine
By Donald Smith
2006 (1st ed), $79 list
Development of new drugs and research on biology on the molecular level is developing so rapidly that many new techniques cannot be manually performed. The assistance of laboratory robotics is essential to the future of processing lab specimens, as well as giving tremendous benefits such as, providing a completely sterile lab environment at all times and cutting down on problems that arise from human error. This issue deals with many of these advantages in this small but quickly expanding area of Laboratory Medicine.
Smoller: Clinical and Pathological Aspects of Skin Diseases in Endocrine, Metabolic, Nutritional and Deposition Disease
By Bruce Smoller
2010 (1st ed), 250 pages, 265 illus, $189 list
Through a unique presentation of clinical photographs and accompanying histologic photomicrographs, Clinical and Pathological Aspects of Skin Diseases in Endocrine, Metabolic, Nutritional and Deposition Disease provides the practicing surgical pathologist, dermatologist, endocrinologist, internal medicine physician and dermatopathologist with a single volume source that reviews the clinical and pathologic features of metabolic and endocrine disorders that display cutaneous manifestations. Color photographs are presented for each condition followed by a series of phoromicrographs depicting each entity microscopically. The text includes Clinical Features, Pathology, Etiopathogenesis, Differential Diagnosis and Therapy for all entities, described in a clear, concise style. In-depth discussions of the clinical findings, as well as the histologic features of these diseases are included.
Smoller: Dermal Tumors
By Bruce Smoller
2011 (1st ed), 150 pages, 185 illus, $60 list
Dermal Tumors: The Basics serves as an effective and efficient handbook for the student of dermatopathology, and as a practical bench reference for the practicing diagnostician who desires rapid access to criteria that are useful in differentiating histologically similar entities. The chapters consist of essential bullet points arranged in organized outlines allowing for easy access and direct comparison between entities. The elaborate pictorial documentation will also enable the book to serve as an atlas of the most common dermatologic disorders.
Smoller: Dermatopathology: The Basics
By Bruce Smoller
2010 (1st ed), 150 pages, 190 illus, $60 list
Dermatopathology: The Basics serves as an effective and efficient handbook for the student of dermatopathology, and as a practical bench reference for the practicing diagnostician who desires rapid access to criteria that are useful in differentiating histologically similar entities. The reader is able to focus upon a single histologic observation, i.e., inflammatory conditions without epidermal changes, and use this as a starting point from which to build a differential diagnosis based upon pattern recognition.
Smoller: Epidermal Cell Tumors: The Basics
By Bruce Smoller
2010 (1st ed), 250 pages, $60 list
Epidermal Cell Tumors: The Basics will serve as an effective and efficient handbook for the student of dermatopathology, and as a practical bench reference for the practicing diagnostician who desires rapid access to criteria that are useful in differentiating histologically similar entities. The reader will be able to focus upon a single histologic observation, i.e., inflammatory conditions without epidermal changes, and use this as a starting point from which to build a differential diagnosis based upon pattern recognition. As each entity is addressed, there will be a concise discussion of the basic clinical findings and epidemiologic associations. This will be followed by a histologic description, highlighting areas that serve to discriminate between the entity under discussion and similar ones. Any immunologic studies that might augment the diagnostic sensitivity or specificity will be discussed. The chapters are thematically based and consist of essential bullet points arranged in organized outlines allowing for easy access and direct comparison between entities.
Smoller: Inflammatory Dermatoses
By Bruce Smoller
2010 (1st ed), 315 pages, 323 illus, $60 list
Inflammatory Dermatoses: The Basics will serve as an effective and efficient handbook for the student of dermatopathology, and as a practical bench reference for the practicing diagnostician who desires rapid access to criteria that are useful in differentiating histologically similar entities. The reader will be able to focus upon a single histologic observation, i.e., inflammatory conditions without epidermal changes, and use this as a starting point from which to build a differential diagnosis based upon pattern recognition. As each entity is addressed, there will be a concise discussion of the basic clinical findings and epidemiologic associations. This will be followed by a histologic description, highlighting areas that serve to discriminate between the entity under discussion and similar ones. Any immunologic studies that might augment the diagnostic sensitivity or specificity will be discussed.
Snyder: Molecular Genetics of Bacteria
By Larry Snyder
2012 (4th ed), 728 pages, $130 list
This revised edition of Molecular Genetics of Bacteria provides descriptive background information, detailed experimental methods, examples of genetic analyses, and advanced material relevant to current applications of molecular genetics. Integrated with biochemical, genomic, and structural information, Molecular Genetics of Bacteria offers readers an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of bacterial molecular genetics.
Sobin: TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours
By Leslie Sobin
2009 (1st ed), 336 pages, $58 list
TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, 7th Edition provides the latest, internationally agreed-upon standards to describe and categorize cancer stages and progression. Published in affiliation with the International Union Against Cancer (UICC), this authoritative guide contains important updated organ-specific classifications that oncologists and other professionals who manage patients with cancer need to accurately classify tumours for staging, prognosis and treatment.
Solcia: Tumors of the Pancreas (Atlas of Tumor Pathology, 3rd Series, Vol 20)
By Enrico Solcia
1997, 264 pages, 288 illus, $50 list
A comprehensive, up-to-date, thoughtful discussion designed to help identify exocrine and endocrine pancreatic lesions and understand their clinicopathologic correlations.
Soldin: Pediatric Reference Intervals
By Steven Soldin
2011 (7th ed), $84 list
The seventh edition of Pediatric Reference Intervals is a valuable reference providing instant and accurate reference intervals for over 250 chemistry and hematology analytes in an alphabetized, user-friendly format.
Sondak: Merkel Cell Carcinoma: A Multidisciplinary Approach
By Vernon Sondak
2010 (1st ed), 300 pages, $65 list
Merkel cell carcinoma is an uncommon but not rare aggressive cutaneous malignancy. It has many similarities to melanoma, particularly in the need for aggressive multidisciplinary treatment, but far less is known about this disease by most practicing physicians. This book summarizes all of the existing knowledge about Merkel cell carcinoma and provides a much-needed perspective on future opportunities for diagnostic and therapeutic advances. It offers practical how to advice on diagnosis, treatment and follow-up, and also insight into how to establish a multidisciplinary Merkel cell carcinoma clinic. In addition, it will serve as a unique resource for trainees (medical students, residents and fellows) as well as for Merkel cell carcinoma patients and their advocates and caregivers.
Soslow: Diagnostic Pathology of Ovarian Tumors
By Robert Soslow
2010 (1st ed), 500 pages, 525 illus, $195 list
Diagnostic Pathology of Ovarian Tumors offers a focus on the pathology of ovarian neoplasia with detailed clinically relevant information for practicing pathologists not found in other more general volumes of gynecologic pathology. This important work focuses almost entirely on strategies for accurate diagnosis and histologic subclassification, and the clinical correlates of these diagnosis. It provides evolving guidelines for detecting early ovarian cancer in prophylactic specimens; cutting-edge information on enhancing the reproducible and clinically meaningful subclassification of ovarian carcinoma as well as new proposals for ovarian carcinoma grading. Richly illustrated, containing abundant tables and figures as well as bulleted points of information, Diagnostic Pathology of Ovarian Tumors is the first text offering chapters written by practicing gynecologists on how clinical data can enhance pathologic diagnostic accuracy, how pathologists can efficiently convey their diagnostic opinions to gynecologists, and the way in which a given diagnosis triggers a cascade of clinical testing and therapy.
Soslow: Uterine Pathology
By Robert Soslow
2011 (1st ed), 432 pages, $238 list
Part of the Cambridge Illustrated Surgical Pathology series, this book provides a comprehensive account of the experienced gynecologic pathologists' diagnostic approach to uterine pathology. Discussion is built around major pathologic entities in the uterus and cervix while highlighting the diverse and complex spectrum of alterations encountered in daily practice. Emphasizing clear description, diagnostic algorithms and problem solving, the book's primary goal is to lay the foundation for diagnostic accuracy, reproducibility, and relevance. It also dispels common misconceptions and encourages an intelligent and thoughtful approach to diagnostic problems using all the tools available to the modern physician. The book is richly illustrated, with more than 700 color photomicrographs, all of which are also found in downloadable format on the accompanying CD-ROM.
Soyer: Dermoscopy: The Essentials
By Peter Soyer
2011 (2nd ed), 248 pages, $80 list
Dermoscopy: The Essentials presents the practical guidance you need to master this highly effective, cheaper, and less invasive alternative to biopsy. Drs. Peter Soyer, Giuseppe Argenziano, Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof, and Iris Zalaudek explain all aspects of performing dermoscopy and interpreting results. With approximately 50% new clinical and dermoscopic images, valuable pearls and checklists, and access to the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, you'll have everything you need to diagnose earlier and more accurately.
Specter: Clinical Virology Manual
By Steven Specter
2009 (4th ed), 716 pages, $180 list
For over 20 years this manual has remained the definitive source of the latest information and procedures for the physician and the clinical laboratory virologist. This fourth edition includes 34 chapters and two appendices, each thoroughly revised and updated by noted experts. These updates address the modernization of clinical virology and new developments in the field, with a strong emphasis on molecular diagnostics. Importantly, this new edition includes material on several recently described viruses including human metapneumovirus, West Nile virus, bocaviruses, and newer influenza viruses and adenoviruses, plus a broadened focus on papillomaviruses and polyomaviruses.
Spieler: Nongynecologic Cytopathology
By Peter Spieler
2012 (1st ed), 1290 pages, 60 illus, $299 list
This manual for diagnostic cytologists offers detailed guidance on diagnostic problems likely to be encountered in everyday practice. It encompasses exfoliative and aspiration cytology of all major nongynecologic body sites. Each chapter opens with an algorithm that presents the reader with the relevant microscopic findings, the most important additional findings, and the differential diagnostic possibilities and problems in a clear and easily remembered form. Another important feature is the wealth of high-quality color photomicrographs, which clearly document the visual appearances of the most important lesions and highlight the differential diagnostic difficulties. The accompanying text contains helpful general remarks and presents further relevant information on diagnostics, differential diagnostic procedures, and auxiliary methods. Besides established cytologists and pathologists, cytopathologists in training and cytotechnologists will find this book to be a valuable aid.
Spitalnik: Clinical Pathology Board Review
By Steven Spitalnik, Suzanne Arinsburg and Jeffrey Jhang
2014, 696 pages, $179 list
Clinical Pathology Board Review covers all of the major subject areas of clinical pathology, presenting you with an essential study guide for certification or recertification. Designed as a companion to Anatomic Pathology Board Review, 2nd Edition, this brand-new medical reference book will be a welcome resource for pathology residents and practicing pathologists alike.
Stadler: Cancer Biology Review: A Case-Based Approach
By Walter Stadler
2013 (1st ed), 208 pages, $85 list
Utilizing the teaching value of real-world case discussions, Cancer Biology Review presents the principles of cancer biology in a clear and memorable manner, allowing the clinician to relate the cases shown in the book to those seen in practice. Focusing on ten topics in cancer biology for which there have been major changes in fundamental understanding, the authors provide a concise overview of the principles of each topic, followed by presentation of clinical cases illuminating the topic and detailed discussions. Summaries and key teaching points are highlighted at the end of each chapter to facilitate quick recall and review. The chapter authors are established translational experts in the biology being discussed as well practicing master clinicians.
Stanta: Guidelines for Molecular Analysis in Archive Tissues
By Giorgio Stanta
2011 (1st ed), 339 pages, 46 illus, $139 list
A huge amount of fixed and paraffin-embedded tissue is stored in every hospital. This is very precious material that can be used for translational research and for diagnostics. The molecular methods employed for analysis of these tissues are similar to the usual molecular biology and proteomics methods, but reliable results can be obtained only if specific steps are followed with great care. This book provides detailed and precise guidelines for molecular analysis of archive tissues and will serve as an invaluable aid for researchers and pathologists involved in translational research and diagnostics. Clear notes and explanations are included to simplify use of the protocols for the less experienced. The authors are a group of acknowledged experts who have developed the described methods and validated them within the European project "Archive Tissues: Improving Molecular Medicine Research and Clinical Practice - IMPACTS", which has involved 21 leading institutions in 11 countries.
Stark: Clinical Forensic Medicine
By Margaret Stark
2011 (3rd ed), 491 pages, 36 illus, $209 list
All the chapters in this new edition have been fully updated, with some undergoing extensive revision. Recent developments in child protection protocols have prompted a major rewrite of the chapter on non-accidental injury, and the text now includes a specific chapter on the use of the TASER. Other aspects of restraint are now dealt with separately. The material on care of detainees and fitness for interview has been split into individual chapters to allow a more comprehensive discussion of the issues. In addition, new authors have joined the team of contributors, facilitating a wider range of international perspectives. From its chapters on the history and core principles of clinical forensic medicine, right up to the text's discussion of substance misuse and deaths in custody, this volume remains the gold standard source for health professionals whose working lives bring them into contact with those in the law enforcement arena.
Stedman's: Stedman's Electronic Medical Dictionary
By Stedman
2007 (CDR ed), $100 list
Medical terminology is defined and brought to life in STEDMAN'S(TM) most content-rich medical dictionary ever. You can read the definition of a term, hear it pronounced, see it illustrated, and watch it in motion. In short, this CD-ROM gives you the tools you need to understand and use medical terminology correctly in all your communications, written or verbal.
Stedman's: Stedman's Medical Dictionary
By Stedman’s
2013 (28th ed), 2162 pages, $69 list
Stedman:Stedman's Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Words: Includes Histology
By Stedman's
2008 (5th ed), 1392 pages, $44 list
Stedman's Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Words, Fifth Edition provides fast and easy access to terminology related to clinical pathology, anatomical pathology, hematology, medical technology, blood banking, and clinical chemistry. This edition features more than 10% new terms obtained by thorough review of respected journals, catalogues, textbooks, and Websites. The expanded appendix section includes new, accurate, and more detailed Anatomical Illustrations; updated and more practical Sample Reports; and updated sections containing Elements and Symbols and Common Lab Tests.
Stelow: Biopsy Interpretation of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract and Ear
By Edward B Stelow and Stacey E Mills
2007 (1st ed), 375 pages, 1210 illus, $150 list
The book describes and illustrates the distinguishing features of the wide array of neoplasms and non-neoplastic entities arising in the varied tissues of the head and neck region. The authors address the biopsy interpretation problems confronting pathologists in daily practice.
Stirling: Diagnostic Electron Microscopy
By John Stirling
2013 (1st ed), 492 pages, $105 list
Diagnostic Electron Microscopy: A Practical Guide to Interpretation and Technique summarises the current interpretational applications of TEM in diagnostic pathology. This concise and accessible volume provides a working guide to the main, or most useful, applications of the technique including practical topics of concern to laboratory scientists, brief guides to traditional tissue and microbiological preparation techniques, microwave processing, digital imaging and measurement uncertainty.
Stocker: Stocker and Dehner's Pediatric Pathology
By J. Thomas Stocker
2010 (3rd ed), 1312 pages, 1200 illus, $360 list
Revised and updated for its Third Edition, Stocker and Dehner's Pediatric Pathology provides encyclopedic coverage of the diagnosis of pediatric disorders from the neonatal period through adolescence. It covers all major aspects of the pathologic anatomy of childhood disorders ranging from chromosomal syndromes and neoplasms to forensic pathology. Sections are organized by disease classification and by organ system. This edition includes a new chapter on transplantation pathology. Other highlights include significant updates in the areas of pediatric autopsy, imaging techniques, molecular techniques, embryonic and fetal wastage, congenital abnormalities, metabolic disorders, SIDS and forensic pathology, the placenta, and the nervous system.
Stockfleth: Managing Skin Cancer
By Eggert Stockfleth
2009 (1st ed), 300 pages, $159 list
Skin cancer is the most common malignant neoplasm and its incidence is rising worldwide. The epidemic increase of these tumors calls for efficient management by the application of appropriate guidelines for therapy end prevention. Clinicians managing these patients need to keep up-to-date with the latest advances, allowing them to provide optimal treatment.
Stockfleth: Skin Cancer after Organ Transplantation
By Eggert Stockfleth
2009 (1st ed), 502 pages, 60 illus, $149 list
Organ transplantation has been performed for almost 40 years with steadily increasing success regarding long-time survival of the graft, as well as quality of life for the patient. However, graft tolerance only can be achieved via induction and maintenance of an impaired immunological surveillance. An increase of skin cancers as a consequence of the lowered cellular immunoresponse seems to parallel the overall increased long-time survival rate of organ transplant recipients. Against the background of chronic immunosuppression known risk factors like the amount of sun exposure prior and post transplantation, oncogenic viruses as well as the genetic background, and place of residence (latitude) are strongly related with the increased skin cancer incidence.
Stockman: Diagnostic Pathology: Vascular
By David L. Stockman, M.D.
2015, 750 pages, $300 list
Diagnostic Pathology: Vascular offers a specific focus on vascular pathology, making it ideal for the practicing pathologist, dermatologist, pediatrician, or trainee. This easy-to-use, comprehensive reference book takes a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and boasts superior medical images - including radiology, gross pathology, and clinical photographs - on a wide variety of rare entities. This is your essential guide to understanding vascular pathology and diagnosis!
Stolz: Color Atlas of Dermatoscopy
By Wilhelm Stolz
2015 (3rd ed), 320 pages, 500 illus, $180 list
The continuous, worldwide demand for this standard atlas has encouraged the authors and publishers to prepare an updated and enlarged third edition. Dermatoscopy is a relatively new technique and allows the doctor to make a rapid and highly accurate assessment of whether a pigmented lesion (mole) is likely to be malignant. Otherwise, the patient would have to undergo a biopsy and laboratory analysis of the specimen. Thus, a dermatoscope, costing a 100 dollars, can save lives, or at least, the high costs of unnecessary surgery. This book is a highly visual guide to the subject and will teach the necessary pattern recognition skills. It really is an atlas, in that, it contains over 500 high resolution colour photographs with detailed accompanying diagrams to explain how to recognise the key diagnostic features of each lesion. The main focus of the book is the daily challenge which physicians face when evaluating patients with pigmented lesions.
Storrow: The Doctors' Doctors: Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pathology 1943-2003
By Amy Storrow
November 2004, 274 pages
Follows the rise of the Department from its beginnings in Houston during World War II, when it had a staff of two in part of a former Sears store, to its current staff of 329 working in 21,000 square feet of space. In many ways, the story of the Department's rise and expansion mirrors the story of medicine in the twentieth century.
Strasinger: Urinalysis and Body Fluids
By Susan King Strasinger and Marjorie Schaub Di Lorenzo
2014 (6th ed), 352 pages, $49 list
Here’s a concise, comprehensive, and carefully structured introduction to the analysis of non-blood body fluids. Through six editions, the authors, noted educators and clinicians, have taught generations of students the theoretical and practical knowledge every clinical laboratory scientist needs to handle and analyze non-blood body fluids, and to keep themselves and their laboratories safe from infectious agents.
Strasinger: Urinalysis and body fluids
By Susan King Strasinger
2008 (5th ed), 320 pages, 375 illus, $55 list
This thoroughly updated 5th Edition provides you with concise and carefully structured full-color instruction in the handling and analysis of non-blood body fluids.
Stratton: Clinical Microbiology Quality in Laboratory Diagnosis
By Charles Stratton and Michael Laposata
2011 (1st ed), 192 pages, $55 list
Clinical Microbiology address common medical errors seen in the clinical microbiology laboratory in order to show these errors to pathologists and laboratory technicians as well as clinicians. The goal is to allow such errors to be corrected by both individual effort and a systems approach in the laboratory. The book addresses potential medical errors in test ordering and specimen collection, testing in the laboratory, and reporting and interpretation of test results. Each of these phases can have an adverse impact on the diagnosis and treatment of an infectious disease if a medical error occurs. Potential medical errors are described and discussed in a clinical case-based learning format to effectively illustrate the conditions that contribute to these errors and enable the reader to recognize and avoid them in daily practice.
Strayer: Rubin's Pathology: Clinicopathologic Foundations of Medicine
By David Strayer
2014, 1616 pages, 1400 illus, $133 list
Succeed in your course with Rubin’s Pathology: Clinicopathologic Foundations Of Medicine, 7th Edition. This acclaimed text provides streamlined coverage of only what you need to know and presents clinical applications of the chapter concepts. In addition, the book is liberally illustrated with full-color graphic illustrations, gross pathology photos, and micrographs.
Strober: Immunology: Clinical Case Studies and Disease Pathophysiology
By Warren Strober
2009 (1st ed), 424 pages, $50 list
This book offers a comprehensive, cutting-edge selection of real-life case studies for in-depth investigation into the impact of immunology on modern medical diagnosis and treatment. Twenty-six case studies effectively cover: immunodeficiency diseases, immediate hyper-sensitivity and mast cell disorders, autoimmune disorders, and malignancies of the lymphoid system.
Stuart: The Complete Guide to Medical Writing
By Mark Stuart
2007 (1st Ed), 491 pages, $42 list
The Complete Guide to Medical Writing is intended to consider all aspects of medical/scientific writing in one concise introductory text. Each chapter considers an individual, distinct aspect of medical writing although wherever possible the chapters follow a similar structure. The book is intended to provide an overview to the novice writer by explaining how to get published, how to write for a particular audience or in a particular media, what the publishing processes are and what the financial rewards might be.
Stubblefield: Synopsis of Clinical Oncology
By Michael Stubblefield
2010 (1st ed), 326 pages, $55 list
Authored by some of the world s leading cancer experts from wide ranging disciplines including oncology, radiation oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, and radiology this compact volume provides authoritative state-of-the-art primer level overviews of the various cancer types, their evaluation, and treatment. Every aspect of oncology is covered with clear, up-to-date descriptions of the general principles and concepts fundamental to attaining a clinical appreciation of the foundations of cancer care.Each chapter is concise but highlights the basic tenets health care professionals working with cancer patients need to know to understand the diseases and current treatment options. To facilitate review, Key Points are boxed in each chapter to summarize important clinical information and concepts at a glance. This book represents a synthesis of information from some of the top physicians in oncology that is not as easily accessed anywhere else.
Studahl: Herpes Simplex Viruses
By Marie Studahl
2005 (1st ed), 440 pages, $180 list
Studying the epidemiology, identification, pathogenesis and clinical features of diseases associated with herpes simplex viruses, this important reference evaluates the latest treatment regimens, mechanisms of immune response and evasion, and research related to vaccines for the prevention and reduction of HSV outbreaks.
Subtil: Cutaneous Lymphomas, An Issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics
By Antonio Subtil
2014 1st Edition, $94 list
Knowledge of cutaneous lymphomas has been growing significantly as a result of important discoveries in immunology, molecular biology, and immunohistochemistry. Improved clinical pathologic correlation and follow-up data, as well as the synergistic collaboration among different lymphoma registries and specialists from several academic medical centers have greatly contributed to the understanding of the difficult field of cutaneous lymphoproliferative disorders. While these advances have increased understanding of skin lymphomas, they have also produced an extensive and sometimes confusing litany of articles, studies, and classification schemes.
Sucaet: Digital Pathology
By Yves Sucaet and Wim Waelput
2014, 83 pages, 10 illus, $46 list
Digital pathology has experienced exponential growth, in terms of its technology and applications, since its inception just over a decade ago. Though it has yet to be approved for primary diagnostics, its values as a teaching tool, facilitator of second opinions and quality assurance reviews and research are becoming, if not already, undeniable. It also offers the hope of providing pathology consultant and educational services to under-served areas, including regions of the world that could not possibly sustain this level of services otherwise.
Sun: Atlas of Hematologic Neoplasms
By Tsieh Sun
2009 (1st ed), 528 pages, 550 illus, $249 list
A concise discussion, references and teaching tables are available for further exploration. The major asset of this book is the provision of more than 500 beautiful photos depicting the morphology of peripheral blood smear, bone marrow, lymph node and other organs, as well as flow cytometric and molecular genetic pictures to illustrate the diagnostic principles. A diagnosis is rendered with subsequent brief discussion on how it was achieved.
Sun: Flow Cytometry, Immunohistochemistry, and Molecular Genetics for Hematologic Neoplasms
By Tsieh Sun
2011 (2nd ed), 432 pages, 425 illus, $225 list
Immunophenotyping is the most powerful tool in the routine diagnosis of hematologic neoplasms. Immunohistochemical technique is used in histology labs for this purpose, while flow cytometry is used in clinical labs. While separately these 2 techniques are very useful in detecting lymphomas and leukemias, the combination of both creates a very powerful and definitive diagnostic tool. The addition of molecular genetics to the book will make it an all-encompassing reference text.
Sun: Well-Differentiated Malignancies: New Perspective
By Xichun Sun
2014, 191 pages, $138 list
Well-Differentiated Malignancies: New Perspectives is devoted to an important topic in surgical pathology which is inadequately covered by currently available books. Well-differentiated malignancies are systematically addressed with an emphasis on the tissue/cell specific malignant atypia. The key features for each malignancy are extensively illustrated with high quality pictures from authoritative sources.
Suriawinata: Neoplastic Mimics in Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology
By Arief Suriawinata
2014, 264 pages, 300+ illus, $141 list
This book provides the pathologist with detailed morphologic descriptions and diagnostic guidance in recognizing these mimics as they occur in the gastrointestinal system and liver. In addition, descriptions and diagnostic guidance are provided for the range of lesions that may mimic benign masses but are in fact neoplastic. Throughout the book, comparisons of neoplastic mimics with true neoplasms are provided at clinical, gross, and histologic levels. In the presentation of every entity, the points that contribute to differential diagnosis are emphasized.
Suster: Biopsy Interpretation of the Lung
By Saul Suster
2012, 424 pages, $168 list
Biopsy Interpretation of the Lung aids pathologists in accurately evaluating disease processes. It includes detailed chapters on interstitial lung disease, lung cancer, and neuroendocrine tumors. Organized by traditional disease groups, Biopsy Interpretation of the Lung provides a solid approach to formulating surgical and medical decisions. This text is geared toward surgical pathologists, pathology residents, pathology fellows, pulmonologists, pulmonology fellows, and thoracic surgeons, and includes the latest information on the best use of immunohistochemical markers, special stains, and molecular assays to aid in more accurate and cost-efficient diagnoses.
Suster: Diagnostic Pathology: Thoracic
By Saul Suster
2011, 800 pages, 3000 illus, $299 list
Designed as an easy-to-use and comprehensive reference for practicing pathologists, Diagnostic Pathology: Thoracic is a highly anticipated volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series offered by Amirsys. As readers have come to expect from Amirsys reference tools, Diagnostic Pathology: Thoracic is filled with nearly 3,000 superior medical images, including gross pathology, a wide range of pathology stains, and detailed medical illustrations. You'll also find classifications of lesion and tumor types and related disorders, one of the most useful hallmarks of the series. More than 150 diagnoses are described in concise yet detailed bulleted text. This handsome volume is a veritable one-stop shop for any thoracic pathology reference need.
Suster: Atlas of Mediastinal Pathology
By Saul Suster
2015, 225 pages, $159 list
The mediastinum is a virtual compartment in the chest cavity that is the seat of several vital organs and structures that can be involved in a variety of pathologic processes, including congenital and developmental abnormalities, inflammatory conditions, and benign and malignant neoplasms. The Atlas of Mediastinal Pathology provides a pictorial survey of the major disease processes that can affect this anatomic compartment, including congenital and acquired cysts, benign hamartomatous processes, inflammatory processes involving the mediastinum, and benign and malignant neoplasms. The latter includes tumors of the thymus (thymoma and thymic carcinoma), neuroendocrine neoplasms, germ cell tumors, mesenchymal neoplasms, and hematolymphoid malignancies. The use of ancillary diagnostic methods is illustrated, where appropriate, providing assistance for pathologists in arriving at the correct diagnosis.
Suvarna: Cardiac Pathology
By S. Kim Suvarna
2013 (1st ed), 289 pages, 381 illus, $139 list
Cardiac Pathology: A Guide to Current Practice aims to deliver in bench-book format a comprehensive overview of cardiac pathology that is relevant to those practicing in surgical pathology and autopsy arenas. Clear illustrations of the common styles of dissection are provided along with the normal anatomy and histology. Chapters cover the approach to the autopsy heart, ischemic heart disease, myocarditis, sudden death, valvular disease, transplant pathology, cardiomyopathy, cardiac neoplasia and congenital heart disease with a clear analysis of diagnostic criteria (macroscopic, microscopic and genetic) for both common cardiac diseases and those of rare format. The text is accompanied by high-quality macroscopic and microscopic images and references to other in-depth specialty data sources.
Swearengen: Biodefense Research Methodology and Animal Models, Second Edition
By James R. Swearengen
2012 (2nd Ed), 415 pages, $130 list
Significant advances have been made in animal model development for biological research since the publication of the first edition of this volume, and the ramifications of the FDA’s Animal Efficacy Rule have become better understood in the scientific community. With each chapter completely updated with the latest research findings, Biodefense Research Methodology and Animal Models, Second Edition spans the spectrum of coverage from basic research to advanced development of medical countermeasures.
Swerdlow: WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues (4th Ed, Vol 2)
Edited by Swerdlow, S.H., Campo, E., Harris, N.L., Jaffe, E.S., Pileri, S.A., Stein, H., Thiele, J., Vardiman, J.W
2008 (4th ed), 439 pages, $147 list
WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues is the second volume of the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an inter­national standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome. Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic alterations are described in a strictly disease-oriented manner. Sections on all recognized neoplasms and their variants include new ICD-O codes, incidence, age and sex distribution, location, clinical signs and symptoms, pathology, genetics and predictive factors. The book, prepared by more than 130 authors from 22 countries, contains about 1000 colour photographs, numerous charts and more than 2,500 references.

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