Books for Pathologists
Cardiovascular pathology

Revised: 15 December 2015

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Basso: Cardiac Tumor Pathology
By Cristina Basso
2012 (1st ed), 211 pages, 139 illus, $189 list
Cardiac tumors were once a nosographic entity of scarce clinical interest because of the rarity and of the intrinsic diagnostic and therapeutic impossibilities, and were considered a fatal morbid entity. It has now become a topical subject due to advances in clinical imaging (echo, magnetic resonance, computed tomography) as well as innovation in technologies of in-vivo diagnosis. Cardiac Tumor Pathology presents a spectacular example of these advances with clinico-pathologic correlations. This timely volume covers history, epidemiology, demographics, clinical diagnosis, pathology, imaging by echo, CT and MRI of both benign and malignant cardiac tumors, either primary or secondary. Chemotherapy of malignant neoplasms is also addressed. Special emphasis is given to clinico-pathologic correlations. With all chapters written by experts in their fields, this volume will serve as a useful resource for physicians dealing with, and interested in, this special branch of cardiac oncology and will represent a useful guide for pathologists, clinicians, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and radiologists as well as for postgraduate students training in these areas.
Buja: Cardiovascular Pathology
By Maximilian Buja and Jagdidsh Butany
2015 (4th ed), 830 pages, 400+ illus., $241 list (Acd. Pr)
Cardiovascular Pathology, Fourth Edition, provides users with a comprehensive overview that encompasses its examination, cardiac structure, both normal and physiologically altered, and a multitude of abnormalities. This updated edition offers current views on interventions, both medical and surgical, and the pathology related to them.
Burke: Practical Cardiovascular Pathology
By Allen Burke
2010, 608 pages, 1000 illus, $239 list
Practical Cardiovascular Pathology is a comprehensive reference guide to cardiac autopsy and surgical pathology of cardiovascular disease. The broad scope includes approaches to autopsy, devices, and molecular autopsy, as well as surgical cardiovascular disease, including biopsies, transplant, vasculitis, excised valves, and heart tumors. The book is geared to pathology residents and practicing surgical pathologists and focuses on illustrated practical diagnosis, including differential diagnosis. Each chapter includes eight to ten gross and microscopic photographs with legends highlighting the pathologic features of the disease, as well as succinct text covering etiology, clinical aspects, and differential diagnosis. Key information is presented in tabular format wherever possible.
Burke: Tumors of the Heart and Great Vessels (Vol 16)
By Allen Burke and Renu Virmani
1996, 231 pages, $58 list
The entirely new fascicle on tumors of the cardiovascular system is a comprehensive, 231-page text covering over 50 distinct tumors and tumorlike lesions of the heart and great vessels. Opening the 16-chapter volume are discussions of embryology, overview and incidence of tumors of the heart, and general pathologic and clinical approaches to cardiac tumors. Entities are discussed by putative cell of origin, with emphasis on histogenesis, clinical presentation, radiographic features, gross and microscopic features, and differential diagnosis. Immunohistochemical and ultrastructural findings, where helpful in diagnosis, are discussed and illustrated. A final chapter on metastatic tumors covers the differential diagnosis of metastatic pericardial disease and metastatic tumors to myocardium. There is special emphasis on cardiac myxoma and cardiac sarcomas, which represent the most common primary tumors of the heart, as well as an extensive chapter on mesotheliomas of the pericardium. Newly described lesions, such as cardiac MICE and post-transplant lymphoproliferative diseases, are discussed and illustrated. The text is lavishly illustrated, with over 270 illustrations of gross and microscopic images. The text relies on the vast repository of cardiac tumors at the AFIP as well as on extensive literature citations, emphasizing the most recent references in the 1990's through 1995. There are 18 tables emphasizing incidence, classification, clinical findings, syndromes associated with cardiac tumors, and prognostic data of cardiac sarcomas.
Garcia: NonInvasive Cardiovascular Imaging: A Multimodality Approach
By Mario Garcia
2011 (1st ed), 752 pages, $205 list
This textbook covers the fundamental principles of cardiovascular imaging modalities and their applications for the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases. The main focus is on the comprehensive diagnosis of clinical conditions/disease entities through the most effective cardiovascular imaging test or combination. The authors discuss the clinical utility and relative value of each test to address specific clinical questions, based on evidence and expert opinion. Each chapter presents information in the following format: overview, discussion of pathophysiology; differential diagnosis/diagnostic evaluation; prognosis; therapeutic guidance with illustration of treatment pathway.
Houser: The Operated Heart at Autopsy
By Stuart Houser
2009 (1st ed), 238 pages, 91 illus, $159 list
The Operated Heart at Autopsy addresses the need of pathologists in practice and, especially, in training to achieve a new level of competence in dealing, at the time of autopsy, with the anatomic complexity of a heart that has undergone previous surgical treatment, whether that treatment occurred in the recent or remote past.
Kouchoukos: Kirklin / Barratt-Boyes Cardiac Surgery
By Nicholas Kouchoukos
2012 (4th ed), 2054 pages, $439 list
Now in its 4th edition, Kirklin/Barratt-Boyes Cardiac Surgery remains your indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of adult and pediatric cardiac surgery. This dynamic medical reference thoroughly and systematically covers the full range of new and classic surgical procedures-including the latest alternate and minimally invasive surgical techniques-and presents the up-to-date clinical evidence you need to make effective management decisions.
Khan: Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases
By M. Khan
2010 (2nd ed), 492 pages, $679 list
The fully revised second edition of the Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases is an ideal resource for practicing clinicians and researchers. Available in print, online, and with dual access, it is a clear and comprehensive aggregation of the most crucial information and essential data on cardiovascular diseases and therapeutics. Comprised of over 95 entries with regular online updates, the Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases is fully referenced, and major points of interests are hyperlinked to complementary sections. Each entry is logically and superbly written, providing accurate core knowledge of pathogenesis, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnostic techniques, and management strategies. Specific detail is paid to technological advances in imaging and diagnostics. Therapy focused entries give powerful insights into not only prescribing drug regimens, but also into the controversies surrounding their use. This major reference work is invaluable for all those involved in the care of cardiovascular patients
Lucena: Clinico-Pathological Atlas of Cardiovascular Diseases
By Joaquin Lucena, Pablo Garcia-Pavia, M. Paz Suarez-Mier and Luis Alonso-Pulpon
2015, 362 pages, 635 illus, $189 list
The objective of this Atlas is to contribute to the knowledge of morphological findings of the main cardiovascular diseases among the various specialists who deal with people affected of heart diseases: cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons, clinical and forensic pathologists, coroners, sports medicine doctors. The interest in cardiovascular pathology, neglected for years in many countries, is increasing worldwide and we are witnessing the revitalization of a discipline, which, in collaboration with clinicians, is making great contributions to the fight against heart diseases and sudden-unexpected deaths.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wick: Neoplastic Mimics in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Pathology
By Mark R. Wick and Henry D. Tazelaar
2013 (1st ed), 240 pages, 500 illus, $175 list
Neoplastic Mimics in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Pathology" provides the pathologist with detailed morphologic descriptions and diagnostic guidance in recognizing these neoplastic mimics as they occur in thoracic and cardiovascular pathology. In addition, descriptions and diagnostic guidance are provided for the range of lesions in these areas that may mimic benign masses but are in fact neoplastic. Imaging and clinical correlations are emphasized throughout to support the pathologist as consultant to the diagnostic and clinical management team. This analysis of diagnostic mimics guides the pathologist through recognizing and distinguishing the unusual variants, morphologic anomalies and misleading features that may easily lead to an inaccurate interpretation and missed diagnosis. Text descriptions and concise and specific and the book is extensively illustrated in "atlas" style for easy use as a visual reference. Every pathologist who sees thoracic and cardiovascular cases will find this book a valuable working tool to ensure accurate diagnosis.
Willis: Cellular and Molecular Pathobiology of Cardiovascular Disease
By Monte Willis, Jonathon Homeister and James Stone
2014, 400 pages, $142 list
Cellular and Molecular Pathobiology of Cardiovascular Disease focuses on the pathophysiology of common cardiovascular disease in the context of its underlying mechanisms and molecular biology. This book has been developed from the editors' experiences teaching an advanced cardiovascular pathology course for PhD trainees in the biomedical sciences, and trainees in cardiology, pathology, public health, and veterinary medicine. No other single text-reference combines clinical cardiology and cardiovascular pathology with enough molecular content for graduate students in both biomedical research and clinical departments.