Books for Pathologists
Kidney (renal) pathology
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Ahmed: Nephron Sparing Surgery for Renal Tumors
By Hytham Ahmed
2012 (1st ed), 184 pages, $73 list
Nephron sparing surgery for renal tumors is a procedure that entails complete local resection of a renal tumor while leaving the largest possible amount of normal functioning parenchyma in the involved kidney. in the past it was only employed in cases with absolute indications, now its indications are increasing, not only to cases with relative indications, but also to elective indications. This book contains a review of literature for nephron sparing surgery for renal tumors, including its advantages and disadvantages, indications and contraindications, preparation for it, its different techniques, its results, complications and follow-up protocols after performing it, besides a review to applied renal anatomy and a review to the experience of the National Cancer Institute,Cairo University, Egypt in ten years with this procedure.
Brenner: Brenner and Rector's The Kidney
By Barry Brenner
2011, 3064 pages, $549 list
Overcome the toughest clinical challenges in nephrology with the new 9th edition of Brenner/Rector's The Kidney! A brand-new editorial team of Drs. Maarten W. Taal, Glenn M. Chertow, Philip A. Marsden, Karl Skorecki, Alan S. L. Yu, and Barry M. Brenner,, together with a diverse list of international contributors bring you the latest knowledge and best practices on every front in nephrology worldwide. Brand-new sections on Global Considerations in Nephrology and Pediatric Nephrology, as well as new chapters on recent clinical trials, cardiovascular and renal risk prediction in chronic kidney disease, identification of genetic causes of kidney disease, and many others, keep you at the forefront of this rapidly growing, ever-changing specialty. In print and online at www.expertconsult.com, with regular updates reflecting new developments, Brenner/Rector remains the go-to resource for practicing and training nephrologists and internists who wish to master basic science, pathophysiology, and clinical best practices.
Colvin: Diagnostic Pathology: Kidney Diseases
By Robert Colvin
2011, 1000 pages, 2590 illus, $299 list
Expert renal pathologists have created this easy-to-use reference book featuring comprehensive coverage of common and rare renal diseases and their variants. The book includes an up-to-date, concise presentation of major pathological, clinical, pathophysiological, and genetic information for over 200 diagnoses. Diagnostic Pathology: Kidney Diseases is a highly anticipated title in the Diagnostic Pathology series published by Amirsys. As readers have come to expect from Amirsys, this book is filled with superior medical images, including gross pathology, a wide range of pathology stains, detailed medical illustrations, and hundreds of differential diagnoses. This disease-oriented guide, focused on medical kidney disorders, is a veritable one-stop shop for kidney disease pathology, including infections, injury, toxins, drugs, and genetics.
D’Agati: Non-neoplastic Kidney Diseases (AFIP Atlas of Nontumor Pathology, Vol 4)
By Vivette D D'Agati, J Charles Jennette and Fred G Silva
2005, 721 pages, 1349 illus, $165 list
This comprehensive volume is divided into twenty six chapters. It covers the major disease categories including congenital and hereditary diseases, acquired diseases of the native kidney as well as diseases of the renal allograft.
Eble: Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Urinary System and Male Genital Organs (3rd Ed, Vol 7)
Edited by Eble, J., Epstein, J., Sesterhenn, I., Sauter, G.
2004 (3rd ed), 359 pages, $147 list
This new volume in the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours covers tumours of the kidney, the urinary system, the prostate, the testis and paratesticular tissue and the penis. Each entity is extensively discussed with information on clinicopathological, epidemiological, immunophenotypic and genetic aspects of these diseases. This book is an authoritative, concise reference, prepared by 131 authors from 22 countries. It contains more than 800 colour photographs, numerous MRIs, ultrasound images, CT scans, charts and 3000 references.
Fogo: Fundamentals of Renal Pathology
By Agnes Fogo, Arthur H. Cohen, Robert B. Colvin, J. Charles Jennette and Charles E. Alpers
2013, 240 pages, $119 list
Fundamentals of Renal Pathology is a compact and up-to-date resource on the basics of renal pathology that will be of particular value for residents and fellows in training in renal pathology, general pathology, and nephrology, but will also serve as a handy reference for the more experienced. This second, revised and updated edition of the book offers an integrated approach based on contributions from established experts in the field. Key diseases are discussed within the context of clinical presentations, with the emphasis on clinicopathological correlation and differential diagnosis. Topics discussed include glomerular diseases with nephrotic or nephritic syndrome presentations; systemic and vascular diseases affecting the kidney, including diseases affecting the renal transplant; tubulointerstitial diseases; and plasma cell dyscrasias and associated diseases. Well-chosen color illustrations and electron micrographs enhance and complement the text.
Gamble: Pathology of the Kidney in Dysproteinemia
By Charles Gamble
2011, 134 pages, 700 illus, $70 list
Pathology of the Kidney in Dysproteinemia is an academic monograph describing in detail the causes and development of structural and functional changes in the human kidney resulting from the deposition of abnormal circulating serum proteins. The material presented was obtained from 147 cases of renal involvement associated with Dysproteinemia encountered in university and community hospital settings. The described entities account for 4.5% of 3.260 biopsies of native kidneys examined over a period of approximately 25 years. While some of the lesions are quite rare, others are relatively common and seen fairly frequently in a reasonably busy renal biopsy service. Together they constitute a group of extremely interesting lesions in terms of immunology, morphology, and pathogenesis. This book should be of interest to pathologists- especially renal pathologists, immunologists, and internists. Both general internists and sub-specialists in nephrology and hematology will find this volume useful, as will medical residents and medical technologists in these various specialties. As a monograph it is user-friendly, since the subject matter is sufficiently circumscribed to permit expanded or detailed visual and textual treatment of specific lesions in a single easy-to-wield volume.
Jennette: Heptinstall's Pathology Of The Kidney
By J Charles Jennette, Jean L Olson, Melvin M Schwartz and Fred G Silva
2006 (6th ed), 1600 pages, 525 illus, $349 list
Guided by the biggest names in renal pathology, the new Sixth Edition of this gold-standard text thoroughly examines the origins and manifestations of kidney disease. Experts offer careful pathologic descriptions, appropriate clinical correlations, and extensive discussions on causes and pathogenesis to clarify your understanding and facilitate easy, accurate diagnosis.
Lager: Practical Renal Pathology
By Donna Lager
2013 (1st ed), 400 pages, 750 illus, $279 list
Practical Renal Pathology helps you apply a systematic pattern recognition approach to achieve more accurate diagnoses of both neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of the kidneys. This volume in the Pattern Recognition Series helps you to efficiently and confidently evaluate even the most challenging histologic specimens.
Lara: Kidney Cancer: Principles and Practice
By Primo Lara
2012 (1st ed), 309 pages, 29 illus, $139 list
This interdisciplinary textbook encompasses all clinically relevant aspects of the disease and is designed to be as user-friendly as possible in order to meet the needs of the busy practitioner. To this end, the informative text is complemented by helpful boxed sections that present essential ‘take home’ points and illustrative patient-oriented cases. Original high-quality images, some in color, are included whenever necessary to simplify particularly complex material. The authors are an international group of acknowledged experts in kidney cancer epidemiology, molecular biology, pathology, diagnosis, clinical features, staging, prognostic and predictive factors, surgery, systemic therapy, and emerging investigational approaches, among others. This clinically oriented volume will be of great interest to clinicians, researchers, residents, and fellows, as well as to students and knowledgeable lay people.
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.
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.
Zhou: Silva's Diagnostic Renal Pathology
By Xin Zhou
2009 (1st ed), 512 pages, 1000 illus, $175 list
This book covers all methods used by renal pathologists to diagnose a wide range of kidney diseases. This book focuses on tumors and transplantation rejection. In addition, a full spectrum of infectious, inflammatory, and congenital disorders is covered in both pediatric and adult populations, and is analyzed not only by light microscopy but by each applicable diagnostic modality available.
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