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Revised: 30 September 2014
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Brown: Pathology of the Vulva and Vagina
By Laurence Brown
2012 (1st ed), 299 pages, 125 illus, $149 list
Pathology of the Vulva and Vagina introduces the topic with a stylishly illustrated description of the embryology and development which is fundamental to understanding the pathogenesis and symptomatology. Subsequent chapters cover infections and non-infectious dermatoses, specifying those that can predispose to cancer. The precancerous conditions of vulval intraepithelial neoplasia, melanocytic proliferations and extra-mammary Paget's disease are integrated respectively with accounts of human papilloma virus, malignant melanoma and recent awareness of ano-genital mammary-like glands. Advances in the recognition of potentially confusing benign conditions, prognosis and staging update the pathology of squamous and adenocarcinoma in these organs. The difficulties of sentinel node biopsy are explored and a comprehensive chapter clearly highlights the difficult differential diagnosis of mesenchymal lesions.
Chhieng: Cytology and Surgical Pathology of Gynecologic Neoplasms
By David Chhieng
2010 (1st ed), 264 illus, 150 pages, $139 list
Cytology and Surgical Pathology of Gynecologic Neoplasms has been written to provide a practical reference for practicing pathologists and cytopathologists in a quick and concise fashion. The primary focus of this book is on gynecological tumors, specifically common ones and their benign mimics. Emphasis is placed on morphologic recognition, resolving common diagnostic problems seen in routine practices, and discussion of current classification of gynecologic malignancies. Special references to the differential diagnosis and pitfalls of each entity are included. The role of cytology and its correlation with histology is richly illustrated and discussed. Also presented is the practical use of ancillary studies such as molecular diagnostic testing and immunohistochemistry. With a unique emphasis on the correlation between cytology and surgical pathology, Cytology and Surgical Pathology of Gynecologic Neoplasms provides a ready reference for both the practicing pathologist and pathologist in training in finding quick answers to their diagnostic challenges.
Clarke-Pearson: Gynecological Cancer Management
By Daniel Clarke-Pearson
2009 (1st ed), 208 pages, $100 list
Over the past three decades, as the specialty of obstetrics and gynecology has matured into a broad and diverse group of skills and disciplines, it has become apparent that there are diagnoses and conditions in gynecologic oncology where the obstetrician-gynecologist has a level of uncertainty, or lack of confidence in his ability or knowledge base to adequately manage the patient and therefore refers the patient to a gynecologic oncologist. This text portrays the advances in the field and reviews the current management of a number of gynecologic conditions to give the reader the confidence needed to deal with these issues.
Clement: Atlas of Gynecologic Surgical Pathology
By Philip B. Clement, Robert H. Young
2013, 580 pages, $275 list
Rapidly and accurately identify gynecologic tumors and related lesions with the updated Atlas of Gynecologic Surgical Pathology. Complete with hundreds of stunning photographs and now available with online access, this visually dynamic medical reference book provides you with the know-how you need to perform state-of-the-art gynecologic diagnoses, right at your own microscope.
Coffey: Frozen Section Library: Gynecologic Pathology Intraoperative Consultation
By Donna Coffey and Ibrahim Ramzy
2011 (1st ed), 240 pages, 205 illus, $189 list
Frozen sections are performed while a patient is undergoing surgery as a basis for making an immediate diagnosis that will impact treatment decisions. Frozen section diagnosis is often a highly demanding situation for the pathologist who must render a diagnosis quickly, based on careful gross examination of specimens to select optimal areas for microscopic examination. The Frozen Section Library series will provide 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.
Comstock: Diagnostic Pathology: Fetal Histology
By Dr. Jessica M. Comstock, Dr. Larissa V. Furtado and Dr. Staci Bryson
2013 (1st ed), 700 pages, $249 list
Diagnostic Pathology: Fetal Histology is designed for practicing pathologists and pathologists-in-training who perform fetal autopsies, though will prove useful to anyone interested in fetal development. This reference provides clear and concise information on the normal histology of major organ systems and tissues as they change during fetal development.
Crum: Diagnostic Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology
By Christopher Crum
2010 (2nd ed), 1280 pages, 2250 illus, $279 list
This 2nd Edition provides all of the latest guidance needed to accurately evaluate pathologic features and morphologic patterns. With 650+ new color images, an appendix with algorithms for the use of biomarkers, key points, diagnostic pearls, and more all now available with searchable online access this title is a must-have for today's pathologist.
Dallenbach-Hellweg: Atlas of Endometrial Histopathology
By Gisela Dallenbach-Hellweg
2010 (3rd ed), 287 illus, 220 pages, $169 list
Numerous microphotographs explain in detail how to recognize the normal and pathological changes that can develop in the endometrium. The subject of endometritis and the complex endometrial neoplasms and their precursors, with their differential diagnosis as well as their clinical prognosis are covered in detail. To complete the endometrial histopathology, gestational changes are reviewed and illustrated in the last chapter.
Dallenbach-Hellweg: Color Atlas of Histopathology of the Cervix Uteri
By Gisela Dallenbach-Hellweg
2010 (2nd ed), 264 illus, 210 pages, $169 list
Numerous microphotographs explain in detail how to recognize the normal and pathological changes that can develop in the endometrium. The subject of endometritis and the complex endometrial neoplasms and their precursors, with their differential diagnosis as well as their clinical prognosis are covered in detail. To complete the endometrial histopathology, gestational changes are reviewed and illustrated in the last chapter.
Dallenbach-Hellwag: Histopathology of the Endometrium
By Gisela Dallenbach-Hellweg
2010 (3rd ed), 359 pages, 149 illus, $169 list
The prime purpose of this atlas is to help the pathologist find, classify and differentially diagnose the changes he is observing. Information on the daily changes during the menstrual cycle and how to date them is essential for recognizing changes caused by abnormal endogenic and iatrogenic hormonal stimuli in functional endometrial disturbances. To provide their patients with the proper hormonal therapy, gynecologists cannot rely on blood samples only because of the constantly fluctuating hormonal levels. A precise functional diagnosis of the endometrial biopsy is the most accurate and best means for assessing hormonal action. Numerous microphotographs explain in detail how to recognize the normal and pathological changes that can develop in the endometrium. The subject of endometritis and the complex endometrial neoplasms and their precursors, with their differential diagnosis as well as their clinical prognosis are covered in detail. To complete the endometrial histopathology, gestational changes are reviewed and illustrated in the last chapter.
Deligdisch: Early Pathologic Diagnosis of Gynecologic Cancer Including A Clinician's View
By Liane Deligdisch
2008 (1st ed), 312 pages, $88 list
The high morbidity and mortality due to gynecologic cancer calls for much-needed efforts to provide an early diagnosis. Using novel approaches and concepts applied to the precursors of gynecological malignancies and their early carcinogenesis, the clinical-pathologic correlations of the disease are highlighted in this book. Presented in a concise manner, the book stands out from existing publications in its description of histopathological changes of the female genital tract that precede the development of cancer. It also describes the updated clinical and biological correlations of gynecologic cancer, as well as the early and often silent stages of the cancer. In addition, essential data from the literature on recent scientific progress in the field of gynecologic cancer is discussed, including original research work carried out by the authors.
DeMay: The Pap Test: Exfoliative Gynecologic Cytology
By Richard DeMay
2005 (1st ed), 500 pages, $225 list
The Pap Test remains among the most effective tests against cancer ever devised, but the handling of it has changed importantly in the last decade. Dr DeMay's new text reflects those changes with great practitioner depth incorporating hundreds of liquid-based preparations alongside conventional smears, molecular biology and images of proven HPV cases, the latest twists of Bethesda System Nomenclature, correlated to previous systems, and over 4000 references from the international literature.
Fadare: Diagnosis of Neoplasia in Endometrial Biopsies
By Oluwole Fadare
2014 (1st ed), 192 pages, $150 list
With its unique algorithmic and pattern-based approach, Diagnosis of Neoplasia in Endometrial Biopsies is an essential practical guide to interpreting endometrial biopsy samples. All potential entities are classified based on the dominant histologic pattern, with each resulting sub-group progressively sub-classified to reach a diagnosis. Decision tree flowcharts facilitate rapid narrowing of the differential diagnosis. Recent advancements are discussed and explained, and strengths and limitations of diagnostic tests are identified in the context of their application to the biopsy sample. Lavishly illustrated throughout, this book serves the practising pathologist as a scope-side assistant for quick reference, up-to-date guidance, and recommendations for ancillary testing. For the resident, this book facilitates quick and comprehensive mastery of the interpretation and diagnosis of endometrial biopsies.
Giordano: Molecular Pathology of Gynecologic Cancer
By Antonio Giordano, Alessandro Bovicelli and Robert J Kurman
2007 (1st ed), 313 pages, 41 illus, $175 list
Molecular Pathology of Gynecologic Cancer presents a focused educational experience featuring various perspectives and expertise in the emerging are of molecular biology with correlation of morphology in gynecologic cancer.
Heller: Handbook of Endometrial Pathology
By Debra Heller
2012 (1st ed), 160 pages, $77 list
Endometrial Pathology is a practical, clinically oriented reference on endometrial pathology. It is detailed enough for pathologists yet has a clinical focus that ensures its relevance and appeal to gynaecologists. The book covers the clinical aspects of evaluating the endometrium and the pathology of endometrial diseases, with differential diagnoses included as appropriate. There is a chapter on the histologic pitfalls in diagnosis and a final chapter on the latest information on molecular mechanisms and immunohistochemical tests.
Hui: Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
By Pei Hui
2011 (1st ed), 218 pages, 104 illus, $189 list
In this volume Dr Hui has brought together a comprehensive overview of gestational trophoblastic disease that includes all the currently recognized entities: complete and partial hydatidiform moles, placental site trophoblastic tumor, epithelioid trophoblastic tumor, gestational choriocarcinoma, persistent gestational trophoblastic neoplasia, placental site nodule and exaggerated placental site reaction. Each entity is reviewed in detail, with emphasis on genetic background, clinical presentation, pathologic findings and ancillary studies, differential diagnosis and clinicopathological correlations. Descriptions of the pathology are supported by numerous excellent photomicrographs. Recent advances in our understanding of the genetics of gestational trophoblastic diseases are stressed. Introductory chapters cover the developmental biology of the placenta and the genetic basis of gestational trophoblastic disease, and one chapter is devoted to the molecular diagnosis of gestational trophoblastic disease. This chapter includes a review of the use of short tandem repeat (STR) genotyping which is of particular value in the diagnosis of hydatidiform moles. The final chapter covers clinical aspects of gestational trophoblastic disease, including treatment. The text throughout is current and thoroughly referenced. This book will be of great value to pathologists, community gynecologists, gynecological pathologists and medical students.
Jimenez-Ayala: Cytopathology of the Glandular Lesions of the Female Genital Tract
By M. Jimenez-Ayala, B. Jimenez-Ayala Portillo
2011 (1st ed), 110 pages, 170 illus, $198 list
This outstanding monograph presents a detailed description of cytopathological lesions of the female genital tract. Twelve international experts in the cytopathology of glandular lesions cover the complete spectrum of this challenging subject. Genital glandular lesions, both benign and malignant, are an appealing field of cytopathology. Malignant lesions of the endocervix and endometrium are becoming more common all over the world, compared to squamous cell carcinoma.
Khalbuss: Gynecological and Breast Cytopathology Board Review and Self-Assessment
By Walid Khalbuss and Marilee Means
2013 (1st ed), 245 pages, 363 illus, $90 list
Gynecological and Breast Cytopathology Board Review and Self-Assessment is a comprehensive systems-based review of gynecological and breast cytology including cytomorphology, pitfalls and ancillary studies. Presented in a high-yield format with board-type multiple choice questions and detailed answers, this review includes chapters covering Pap smear cytology, colposcopy, breast FNA, and Pelvic washings. The book is also enriched with features to maximize studying and reviewing of cytopathology, including high-yield review with tables emphasizing key points, board exam-type questions, and high quality full-color images.
Kurman: Blaustein's Pathology of the Female Genital Tract
By Robert Kurman
2010 (1st ed), 1410 pages, 1690 illus, $229 list
Since the publication of the 1/e in 1977, Blaustein's Pathology of the Female Genital Tract has consolidated its position as the leading textbook of gynecological pathology. An essential reference for all pathologists and residents, this thoroughly updated Sixth Edition includes more than 1500 illustrations in color, informative tables and 28 revised chapters written by internationally recognized experts.
Kurman: Tumors of the Cervix, Vagina, and Vulva (Vol 4)
By Robert J. Kurman, Henry J. Norris and Edward J Wilkinson
1992, 262 pages, $45 list
This latest AFIP atlas reflects the progress made over the thirty years since the last fascicle on these topics appeared. There are thorough discussions of dysplasias, carcinomas, and mesenchymal tumors at the three sites. In addition, sections are devoted to the numerous tumor-like lesions that must be distinguished from neoplasms. Among these are mesodermal stromal polyp, mesonephric hyperplasia, placental-site nodule, postoperative spindle cell nodule, tubal metaplasia, and tunnel clusters. The embryology and anatomy of the lower female genital tract are summarized with the use of diagrams as well as photomicrographs. They are followed by a discussion of human papillomaviruses and cancer of the lower female genital tract. Unusual as well as common entities are described and illustrated. The authors worked with the Classification and Nomenclature Committee of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists. Therefore, their classification and nomenclature reflect more than just their own views and will be the basis for the World Health Organization's forthcoming histological classification of tumors "blue book." There are 262 pages, 5 tables, 3 color plates, and 341 black-andwhite illustrations. The quality of both clinical and microscopic illustrations is outstanding. Gynecologists and gynecological oncologists as well as pathologists will find it indispensable.
Kurman: WHO Classification of Tumours of the Female Reproductive Organs (4th ed, Vol 6)
By R.J. Kurman, M.L. Carcangiu, C.S. Herrington, R.H. Young
2014 (4th ed), 316 pages, 400 illus, $149 list
WHO Classification of Tumours of Female Reproductive Organs is the sixth volume in the Fourth Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumors. 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.
Lakhani: WHO Classification of Tumours of the Breast (4th Ed, Vol 4)
Edited by Lakhani, S.R., Ellis. I.O., Schnitt, S.J., Tan, P.H., van de Vijver, M.J.
2012 (4th ed), 240 pages, $162 list
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Breast is the fourth 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, epidemiology, clinical features, macroscopy, pathology, genetics, and prognosis and predictive factors. The book, prepared by 90 authors from 24 countries, contains more than 340 colour photographs, tables and figures, and more than 1600 references.
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.
Malpica: Biopsy Interpretation of the Uterine Cervix and Corpus
By Anais Malpica
2009 (1st ed), 304 pages, 300 illus, $122 list
This new volume of the Biopsy Interpretation Series addresses biopsies of the uterine cervix and corpus (endometrium) in one text. It provides a practical approach to some of the most common biopsy material encountered by surgical pathologists. Normal histology, non-neoplastic conditions, and neoplasia of the cervix and uterine body are covered using current terminology and concepts. Emphasis is on morphologic features and immunohistochemistry in the diagnostic material. Close attention is given to differential diagnoses, including benign mimics of tumors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Silverberg: Tumors of the Uterine Corpus and Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (Vol 3)
By Steven G. Silverberg, Robert J. Kurman
1992, 290 pages, $45 list
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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.
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.
Wilbur: College of American Pathologists Practical Guide to Gynecologic Cytopathology: Morphology, Management, and Molecular Methods
By David Wilbur
2008 (1st ed), 270 pages, $95 list
Every practitioner will appreciate this image-rich guide that extensively covers the principles of gynecologic cytopathology. The 270-page reference volume takes a thorough look at practical matters such as evaluations of patients and their specimens as well as criteria to determine specimen adequacy. You will find comprehensive reviews of the morphology of the vast majority of entities both benign and malignant that are routinely identified in Pap tests.
Wikinson: Pathology of the Ovary, Fallopian Tube and Peritoneum
By Nafisa Wilkinson
2014, 415 pages, 166 illus $199 list
Pathology of the Ovary, Fallopian Tube and Peritoneum introduces the topic with a discussion of the anatomy, development, histology and normal function of the ovary, followed by chapters on non-neoplastic disorders of the ovary; surgery and medical management of ovarian cancer; and the use of imaging, frozen sections and cytology in ovarian pathology. The book then goes on to describe specific disorders of the ovary, fallopian tube and peritoneum in detail, and finishes with a chapter on specimen cut-up.
Wilkinson: Wilkinson and Stone Atlas of Vulvar Disease
By Edward Wilkinson
2012 (3rd ed), 288 pages, $160 list
Designed for quick, easy reference in the office or clinic, Atlas of Vulvar Disease is a robust pictorial and textual guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of vulvar diseases. Written by Edward J. Wilkinson, MD, a professor of pathology and expert in gynecologic pathology, and I. Keith Stone, MD, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology, this atlas is a must-have resource for both clinicians and pathologists focused on women’s health.

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