Books for Pathologists

Revised: 23 November 2015

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Adams: Atlas of Post-Mortem Techniques in Neuropathology
By J. Adams
2009 (1st ed), 156 pages, $46 list
This volume was first published in 1982. Hume Adams and Margaret Murray have produced an atlas that illustrates basic post-mortem techniques in neuropathology. It shows how to remove the brain, the spinal cord, samples of peripheral nerve and muscle, the eye and the contents of the orbit, the arteries in the neck that supply the brain and the structures in the base of the skull. These structures can then be examined in a sequence that will help to elucidate the sequence of events leading to a person's death. How a brain should be dissected is also illustrated, and there is a final chapter on brain neuro-anatomy.
Adesina: Atlas of Pediatric Brain Tumors
By Adekunle Adesina
2009 (1st ed), 342 pages, $219 list
Atlas of Pediatric Brain Tumors covers areas ranging from neuroimaging, the use of crush and touch preps during introperative consultation, classic histological features of brain tumors, tumor variants, and a miscellaneous group of challenging tumors. Chapters consist of essential diagnostic information and features highlighting recognized variants and their differential diagnoses. A section on molecular pathology and electron microscopy is also included for each tumor category; along with a list of classic reviews and innovative articles on each of the tumor entities as suggested reading at the end of each chapter. Created to fill a void in the practice of pediatric neuropathology, this practical and well-illustrated Atlas of Pediatric Brain Tumors represents a collection of interesting, common and unusual tumors for a diagnostic exercise by the reader.
Ali-Osman: Brain Tumors
By Francis Ali-Osman
2004 (1st ed), 450 pages, $150 list
A comprehensive guide for both scientists and clinicians to recent advances in understanding the cellular and molecular processes of brain tumors. Also discusses genetics, epidemiology, pathology, immunology and therapy.
Alimeirao: Neuropathology
By Estevo Almeirao
2012 (1st ed), 179 pages, $150 list
In neuropathology, the nervous system tissue, usually in the form of either small surgical biopsies or whole autopsy brains are studied. This book presents current research topics in the study of neuropathology gathered from authors across the globe including the therapeutic strategies for polyQ diseases; mechanisms underlying the neuropathology of Huntington's disease; quantitative studies of a variety of neurodegenerative disorders; evaluation of the hypothalamic and circadian rhythm disturbances in developmental brain disorders; the role of B-synuclein in the pathogenesis of a-synucleinopathies; neuropathology of cultured retinas and the occiptal cortex relating to visual problems of patients with vCJD.
Antonescu: Tumors of the Peripheral Nervous System
By C. R. Antonescu, B. W. Scheithauer, James M. Woodruff
2013 (1st ed), 553 pages, $165 list
his edition describes the spectrum of neoplasms, hamartomas, hyperplasias, reactive lesions, and inflammatory pseudotumors arising from or associated with peripheral nerves. Included are lesions affecting spinal nerves and extradural portions of cranial nerves. Specifically excluded from this discussion are lesions of the optic nerve, a central nervous system structure.
Armstrong: Pediatric Neuropathology: A Text-Atlas
By Dawna L Armstrong, William Halliday, Cynthia Hawkings and Sachio Takashima
2007 (1st ed), 384 pages, 1030 illus, $300 list
This atlas is thus a unique, comprehensive reference providing the fundamentals of developmental brain disorders of the nervous system that can affect fetuses, infants and young children, as well as the essentials of diagnosis in developmental brain pathology and neuroimaging.
Asa: Tumors of the Pituitary Gland (Vol 22)
By Sylvia L. Asa
1998, 214 pages, $60 list
This monograph represents a comprehensive review of the various tumors and tumorlike lesions that involve the pituitary gland and the sellar region. It features a clinicopathologic approach to the diagnosis of pituitary adenomas and a systematic review of other sellar and parasellar tumors that present with mass effects and/or endocrine syndromes. The text reviews normal anatomy, embryology, and cytology as well as hormonal function and regulation. New Aspects of the molecular regulation of cell differentiation and hormone function are included. One chapter is dedicated to practical issues of specimens handling, including the diagnostic roles of intraoperative consultation, conventional histology and special stains, immunohistochemical, electron microscopy, genetic analysis, and other techniques. Clinicopathologic correlates in pituitary adenomas are emphasized, with descriptions and illustrations of clinical manifestations, biochemical data, and radiological findings relevant to the pathological diagnosis of all major entities. Morphologic features of each tumor are lavishly illustrated; differential diagnosis are discussed in detail; and a large portion of the monograph is dedicated to other tumors and non-neoplastic lesions that occur in the region of the sella turcica. Prognostic implications and therapeutic approaches are reviewed for each pathological entity. Every chapter has an extensive and up-to-date bibliography. In 214 pages and 295 figures (200 in color), this volume emphasizes practical issues in diagnosis and potential pitfalls, while including essential basic information. This fascicle will serve as a valuable resource for pathologists as well as endocrinologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiologists, and scientists with an interest in the diagnosis, cytogenesis, and pathogenesis of pituitary disease.
Asa: Tumors of the Pituitary Gland (Vol 15)
By Sylvia Asa
2011, 283 pages, $95 list
The classification of pituitary disease is becoming easier, and as targeted therapies are being developed, the role of the pathologist in determining accurate diagnoses is increasingly important. The surgical pathologist musttherefore recognize the important role of morphologic analysis in classifying sellar pathology for the diagnosis and management of the pituitary patient.
Bault: The Normal and Pathological Fetal Brain
By Jean-Philippe Bault and Laurence Loeuillet
2015, 313 pages, 28 illus, $199 list (Spr)
This book provides assistance in preparing for and conducting screening or diagnostic ultrasound examinations of the fetal brain in all stages of pregnancy. Readers are provided with: abundantly illustrated descriptions of studies conducted on normal brain structures using all conventional and 3D/4D ultrasound techniques; a detailed description of the main structures of the brain; photographs of fetal pathology specimens that may be used to compare the results of imaging techniques with the anatomical reality; and practical advice and technical tips. The second part of this book presents a clear and informative overview of fetal brain pathologies, combining a wealth of detailed images and precise descriptions.
Bayer: Atlas of Human Central Nervous System Development-5 volume set
By Shirley A Bayer and Joseph Altman
2007 (1st ed), $720 list
The publication of the fifth volume completes this historic series of atlases. Available for the first time as a set, this award winning series provides the only complete record of the development of the human central nervous system from spinal cord gestation through the third trimester. The contents of the atlases are organized by coronal, sagittal, and horizontal planes of sectioning to ensure that nearly every structure in the developing brain is represented pictorially.
Bayer: The Human Brain During the Early First Trimester
By Shirley A Bayer and Joseph Altman
2007 (1st ed), 536 pages, $170 list
This is the fifth and last volume in the Atlas of Human Central Nervous System Development Series. It deals with human brain development during the early first trimester from the third through the seventh gestational weeks. Serial sections from 14 specimens are illustrated and annotated in detail, together with 3D reconstructions of the brains of eight specimens.
Bayer: The Human Brain During the Late First Trimester
By Shirley A Bayer and Joseph Altman
2006 (1st ed), 592 pages, $189 list
This fourth volume in the Atlas of Human Central Nervous System Development series provides new information about features of the perinatal brain. It deals with brain development during the late first trimester.
Bayer: The Human Brain During the Second Trimester
By Shirley A Bayer and Joseph Altman
2005 (1st ed), 384 pages, $220 list
The brain in the second trimester, the subject of Volume 3, is nearing anatomical maturity throughout the brainstem. In contrast, the neurogenesis and neuronal migration are still in progress in the cerebral cortex and cerebellum. Consequently, the authors chose to focus on the migration, sojourning, and settling of the neuronal populations belonging to these immature structures.
Bayer: The Human Brain During the Third Trimester
By Shirley A Bayer and Joseph Altman
2003 (1st ed), 392 pages, $240 list
This is the Second Volume of a five-volume set of atlases on the developing human central nervous system. With no other atlases available on the development of the human spinal cord and the brain during the third trimester, the first two volumes in the series fill a large void in current knowledge. Easy to use, the second volume contains high and low magnification photographs of brain sections arranged in two parts: a high resolution black and white image on the left and a ...ghost... image on the right page with unabbreviated labels. This volume provides a user-friendly survey of the complex structural changes that occur during late prenatal human brain development.
Berry: Neuropathology (Current Topics in Pathology)
By Colin Berry
2011 (1st ed), 164 pages, $99 list
This volume contains four major contributions dealing with the pathology of head injury. The special feature of the book is its relevance to neurologists, neurosurgeons and to general physicians and surgeons as well as to pathologists. In all the contributions, a detailed account of how the non-specialist may approach each specific problem is given. In particular, viral encephalopathy is reviewed; this difficult area is discussed in such a manner as to maximise the information obtained from the material present. The approach to the examination of the brain described in the book is also directed at a wider audience than simply the generalist who was to do some neuropathological work. Finally, the major clinical problem of dementia is considered.
Bilbao: Biopsy Diagnosis of Peripheral Neuropathy
By Juan Bilbao and Robert Schmidt
2014 (2nd ed.), 486 pages, $170 list
Peripheral nerve analysis is a challenging task for pathologists, given the advent of new diagnoses and techniques of analysis and the impact of molecular genetics. This book presents a simple, logical method for constructing a differential diagnosis based on pathology and clinical presentation. It also provides advice on the selection of ancillary molecular, immunohistochemical and genetic techniques to establish a definitive diagnosis.
Bolon: Fundamental Neuropathology for Pathologists and Toxicologists
By Brad Bolon
2011, 656 pages, $156 list
This book offers pathologists, toxicologists, other medical professionals, and students an introduction to the discipline and techniques of neuropathology - including chemical and environmental, biological, medical, and regulatory details important for performing an analysis of toxicant-induced neurodiseases. In addition to a section on fundamentals, the book provides detailed coverage of current practices (bioassays, molecular analysis, and nervous system pathology) and practical aspects (data interpretation, regulatory considerations, and tips for preparing reports).
Braak: Neuroanatomy and Pathology of Sporadic Alzheimer's Disease
By Heiko Braak and Kelly Del Tredici
2014, 162 pages, 48 illus, $170 list
As indicated by its title, this monograph deals chiefly with morphologically recognizable deviations from the normal anatomical condition of the human CNS. The AD-associated pathology is illustrated from its beginnings (sometimes even in childhood) to its final form, which is reached late in life. The AD process commences much earlier than the clinically recognizable phase of the disorder, and its timeline includes an extended preclinical phase.
Burger: Diagnostic Pathology: Neuropathology
By Peter Burger
2012, 800 pages, 1700 illus, $299 list
Diagnostic Pathology: Neuropathology is the newest title in the popular Diagnostic Pathology series by Amirsys. This extensively illustrated book showcases nearly 1,700 high-quality pathology images, including a variety of pathology stains and professionally designed medical illustrations. Utilizing the classic Amirsys bulleted text format, essential information is condensed for fast and easy comprehension while the Key Facts section provides quick reference to the most critical considerations. In this must-have guide, expert neuropathologists carefully help the reader identify crucial elements of each diagnosis along with hundreds of potential differential diagnoses. This handsome volume will serve as a valuable go-to resource for pathologists needing expert guidance in neuropathology.
Burger: Smears and Frozen Sections in Surgical Neuropathology
By Peter Burger
2009 (1st ed), 678 pages, 1500 illus, $250 list
This book is a highly illustrated guide for the intraoperative interpretation of central nervous system surgical specimens. The two principal techniques - smear preparations and frozen sections - are described in great detail. Introductory chapters address general approaches to specimen acquisition and preparation; specific clinical and radiological features; differential diagnosis by site; tumor and nontumor entities with specific pathological features; and normal cells and tissues potentially mistaken for abnormalities. The bulk of the text describes specific clinicopathological entities, in over eighty chapters. Most of the latter present bulleted summaries of clinical and radiological features, similarly formatted sections on cytological (smear preparations) and histological (frozen sections) findings, and detailed differential diagnoses. There are over fifteen hundred illustrations covering the practical aspects of real-time, real-world cytological and histological diagnoses. Designed primarily for pathologists, it will be extremely useful for neurosurgeons as well, in their formulations of a differential diagnoses.
Burger: Tumors of the Central Nervous System (Vol 7)
By Peter C. Burger, Bernd W. Scheithauer
2007, 596 pages, $185 list
In the decade since the publication of the Third Series Fascicle on Tumors of the Central Nervous System, many new entities have been described, prognostic significance of certain tumor subtypes established, grading systems revised, and molecular features have been correlated with tumor types and grades. Drs. Burger and Scheithauer have integrated all of these new findings, as well as classical morphological clinical and neuroradiological descriptions and illustrations, into an entirely new and completely up-to-date text/atlas that demystifies the complex subject of CNS tumors and tumor-like lesions for the general pathologists. The discussion of normal anatomy includes cytologic and radiologic correlations, as do discussions of each of the common and rare CNS lesions. Virtually all of the non-radiographic illustrations are in color, and references are current through 2006 and 2007 (the 2007 World Health Organization classification is used throughout the Fascicle). In addition to encyclopedic coverage of CNS neoplasms, approximately 15 percent of the almost 600 text pages are devoted to the numerous benign tumor-like lesions of various etiologies that may be mistaken for neoplasms. A set of fifteen Appendices is devoted to differential diagnostic algorithms which simplify the approach to a difficult specimen. The authoritative yet user-friendly approach of the authors has created a work that will be useful for many years to both pathologist and clinicians interested in tumors of the central nervous system.
Burger: Tumors of the Central Nervous System (Vol 10)
By Peter C. Burger and Bernd W. Scheithauer
1994, 452 pages, $60 list
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Chaudhary: Endovascular Management of Neurovascular Pathology in Adults and Children
By Neeraj Chaudhary and Joseph Gemmete
2013 (1st ed), $99 list
This issue of Neuroimaging Clinics focuses on the endovascular treatment of pathology in adults and children. Topics include cerebral aneurysms, cerebral vasospasms, dural fistulas, carotid stenosis, acute ischemic stroke, vascular malformations, and more.
Chitale: Diagnostic Problems in Tumors of Central Nervous System: Selected Topics (Diagnostic problems in tumor pathology series) (Volume 4)
By Dr. Arun Chitale
2014, 106 pages, $21 list
The proposed book is an attempt to address these lesions with multiple illustrations and detailed pertinent text. It is envisaged that the book should be a companion to a standard surgical pathology textbook and this should be accessible just at the fingertips via power of electronic media using internet. The targeted audience includes pathologist in Anatomic Pathology, in training or graduates.
Dawson: Parkinson's Disease: Genetics and Pathogenesis
By Ted M Dawson
2007 (1st ed), 408 pages, $250 list
The first authoritative collection of recent breakthroughs in Parkinson's disease research, this reference spans key findings on the mechanisms of neurodegeneration and the role of specific genes that may lead to improved therapies. This guide will review the major aspects of the disease including motoric and pathologic features, as well as provide an in-depth review of genetic considerations.
Dickson: Neurodegeneration: The Molecular Pathology of Dementia and Movement Disorders
By Dennis Dickson
2011 (2nd ed), 496 pages, $276 list
Most textbooks on neurodegenerative disorders have used a classification scheme based upon either clinical syndromes or anatomical distribution of the pathology. In contrast, this book looks to the future and uses a classification based upon molecular mechanisms, rather than clinical or anatomical boundaries. Major advances in molecular genetics and the application of biochemical and immunocytochemical techniques to neurodegenerative disorders have generated this new approach. Throughout most of the current volume, diseases are clustered according to the proteins that accumulate within cells and in the extracellular compartments or according to a shared pathogenetic mechanism, such as trinucleotide repeats, that are a feature of specific genetic disorders. Chapters throughout the book conform to a standard lay-out for ease of access by the reader and are written by a panel of International Experts
Ellison: Neuropathology
By David Ellison
2013 (3rd ed), 900 pages, 3000 illus, $375 list
Solve your toughest neurodiagnostic challenges with Neuropathology, 3rd Edition - the most information-packed, extensively illustrated neuropathology reference available! An expert author team presents more than 3,000 high-quality images - nearly all in full color - to provide unmatched visual guidance on the microscopic and gross pathologic presentation of a full range of neurologic diseases.
Esiri: Oppenheimer's Diagnostic Neuropathology : A Practice Manual
By Margaret Esiri and Daniel Perl
2006 (3rd ed), 512 pages, $180 list
Oppenheimer's Diagnostic Neuropathology has become a classic text in just two editions. In the third, the authors have once again produced an authoritative book--bringing together the friendly, practical style of the previous works and rigorously updated, cutting-edge material.
Fix: Atlas of the Human Brain and Spinal Cord
By James D Fix
2008 (2nd ed), 175 pages, $52 list
The Second Edition of Atlas of the Human Brain and Spinal Cord offers the essentials of neuroanatomy in a newly revised format. This atlas allows students to synthesize a three-dimensional concept of the major motor and sensory systems of the human brain and spinal cord by providing a photographic survey of the macroscopic and microscopic structure of the central nervous system.
Gibson: Mitochondria and Oxidative Stress in Neurodegenerative Disorders
By Gary Gibson
2008 (1st ed), 400 pages, $130 list
Our understanding of how mitochondria functionally interact with other cellular organelles and the process of transcription, and how mitochondria detect oxidative modification of macromolecules has improved significantly in the past decade. Importantly, the roles of mitochondria and oxidative stress are also better defined in the pathophysiology of neurodegenerative disorders. This volume combines basic, clinical, and translational research in a forum designed to provide the most current information on aspects of mitochondrial function and its relationship to age-related neurodegenerative diseases and their treatment.
Gilles: The Developing Human Brain: Growth and Adversities
By Floyd Harry Gilles
2012 (1st ed), 416 pages, 200 illus, $171 list
This book is about human brain development, focusing on the last half of gestation and the neonatal and infant periods. Section 1 covers typical development, including growth in brain weight, ventricular surfaces, gyral development, myelinated tract development, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and angiogenesis, all serving as reference points for section 2, which deals with common acquired brain abnormalities, some of which are often underemphasized or overlooked. The topics in section 2 include retrocerebellar cysts, abnormal events in fetal brain, white-matter abnormalities, lesions of gray and white matter, hemorrhage, ventriculomegaly and hydrocephalus, late expressions of fetal brain disease, and reactions of the developing brain to chronic disease. Between sections 1 and 2 is a chapter on embryonic and fetal physiologic reactions to external stimuli. Where appropriate, the authors have combined pathologic with neuroimaging examples to help the reader better understand the neuroimages that they encounter.
Gokden: Neuropathologic Evaluation
By Murat Gokden
2012 (1st ed), 544 pages, 610 illus, $249 list
Thorough evaluation of patient complaints, accurate interpretation of clinical signs, and assessment of gross and microscopic features are the keys to accurate neuropathologic diagnosis. With this quick reference, readers will sharpen their analytical skills and enhance their interpretive abilities using an accessible and reader-friendly format that takes you from initial findings to differential diagnosis. The book's broad-based coverage addresses the entire neuropathology areas, including skeletal muscle and nerve pathology, non-neoplastic neuropathology and pediatric neuropathology. An easy-to-follow format groups disease processes by common pathologic features, and an encyclopedic narrative style makes quick-referencing easy.
Golden: Developmental Neuropathology
By Jeffrey Golden and Brian Harding
2006 (1st ed), 388 pages, 575 illus, $95 list
Presents for the first time a dual approach to the wide range of disorders which affect the developing brain of pre-natal and post-natal life, stressing the genetic and molecular mechanisms, and recognizing that the neuropathologist and pediatric pathologist need cogent and logical guidance when tackling the extraordinary range of pathologic change which afflicts the developing CNS.
Graham: Introduction to Neuropathology
By David I Graham, J A R Nicoll and Ian Bone
2007 (3rd ed), 464 pages, $175 list
Introduction to Neuropathology 3E remains an introductory text, but more clinical material has been introduced to make it relevant to neurologists and some psychiatrists, as well as pathologists.
Gray: Escourolle & Poirier's Manual of Basic Neuropathology
By Francoise Gray, Charles Duyckaerts and Umberto De Girolami
2013, 424 pages, 700+ illus, $94 list
Now in its 5th edition, Escourolle & Poirier Manual of Basic Neuropathology continues the tradition of being one of the most respected texts in neuropathology by providing an introduction to the various diseases of the nervous system and their underlying pathology. This thorough, yet concise manual covers the full spectrum of the various categories of neurologic disease, including neoplasia, trauma, vascular disease, and infection, with separate chapters on prion diseases, multiple sclerosis, degenerative disorders, acquired metabolic diseases, hereditary metabolic diseases, congenital malformations, perinatal diseases, skeletal muscle, peripheral nerve, and the pituitary gland.
Hayat: Tumors of the Central Nervous System
By M.A. Hayat
2011 (1st ed), 980 pages, $279 list
Advantages and limitations of biomarkers in gliomagenesis are described. Molecular subtypes of gliomas are detailed. The role played by TP53 gene mutation in the deadliest brain tumor, glioblastoma multiforme, is pointed out. The role of mutations of IDH1 and IDH2, and isocitrate dehydrogenases in malignant gliomas are presented. Metabolic differences in different regions of the glioma tumor are clarified. Various types of imaging modalities, including PET and SPECT, to diagnose gliomas in general and glioblastoma in particular in patients are explained in detail. Both low-grade and high-grade gliomas are discussed. Conventional as well as fluorescent-guided resection techniques for high-grade, recurrent malignant gliomas are detailed. Impact of resection extent on outcomes in patients with high-grade gliomas is clarified. The advantage of the use of intraoperative low-field MRI in glioma surgery is explained.
Itabashi: Forensic Neuropathology
By Hideo Itabashi
2007 (1st ed), 496 pages, $250 list
Forensic Neuropathology provides superior visual examples of the more commonly encountered conditions in forensic neuropathology and answers questions that arise regarding neuropathological findings. The work includes values for frequently-encountered clinical assessments, and contains a more comprehensive summary of aging/dating of various neuropathological processes than is available in any other single current source. General pathology residents, forensic pathology and neuropathology fellows, and general pathologists and clinicians involved in referred cases will find this book extremely useful, as will individuals in allied fields such as law enforcement officers and attorneys.
Jeremic: Primary Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma
By Branislav Jeremic
2008 (1st ed), 135 pages, 134 illus, $80 list
Optic nerve sheath meningioma is a rare tumour. This is the first book to cover all important aspects of their diagnosis and treatment, including clinical presentation, clinical examination and diagnosis, imaging, histology and treatment.
Joseph: Diagnostic Neuropathology Smears
By Jeffrey T Joseph
2006 (1st ed), 193 pages, 256 illus, $149 list
This textbook provides practical information on how to perform and interpret smears and use smears for diagnostic intraoperative neuropathology. The book covers most aspects of brain biopsies that require intraoperative or "frozen section" diagnosis, including tumors, non-neoplastic lesions, infectious diseases, and metastases to the brain. more.
Karajannis: Molecular Pathology of Nervous System Tumors: Biological Stratification and Targeted Therapies
By Matthias Karajannis and David Zagzag
2014, 247 pages, 121 illus, $170 list
This book serves as a comprehensive guide to the rapidly evolving field of molecular neuropathology of nervous system tumors, as well as the underlying biology and emerging molecular targeted therapies. Special emphasis is given to already established and emerging molecular diagnostic tests in neuropathology, as well as molecular targeted therapies. The book is organized by clinico-pathologic disease entities, and each chapter is written by a team of experts in their field.
Kovacs: Neuropathology of Neurodegenerative Diseases Book and Online: A Practical Guide
By Gabor G. Kovacs
2105, 316 pages, $122 list
This practical guide to the diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases discusses modern molecular techniques, morphological classification, fundamentals of clinical symptomology, diagnostic pitfalls and immunostaining protocols. It is based on the proteinopathy concept of neurodegenerative disease, which has influenced classification and provides new strategies for therapy. Numerous high-quality images, including histopathology photomicrographs and neuroradiology scans, accompany the description of morphologic alterations and interpretation of immunoreactivities. Diagnostic methods and criteria are placed within recent developments in neuropathology, including the now widespread application of immunohistochemistry. To aid daily practice, the guide includes diagnostic algorithms and offers personal insights from experienced experts in the field. Special focus is given to the way brain tissue should be handled during diagnosis. This is a must-have reference for medical specialists and specialist medical trainees in the fields of pathology, neuropathology and neurology working with neuropathologic features of neurodegenerative diseases. The book is packaged with a password, giving the user online access to all the text and images.
Kurian: Atlas of Gross Neuropathology with CD: A Practical Approach
By Kathreena Kurian, Tim Moss and Sandra Camelo-Piragua
2014 (1st ed), 288 pages, 400 images, $125 list
This comprehensive atlas presents over 400 gross neuropathology images from post-mortem tissues, collected at autopsy over a period of 30 years. Covering neoplastic and non-neoplastic pathology of both adult and paediatric brain, spinal cord and spine disease, it offers unparalleled access to the entire central nervous system. Practical introductions and succinct descriptions accompany superb quality color images, enabling rapid learning from the authors' wealth of real-life experience. At a time when gross images of brain and spine diseases are increasingly difficult to access, this is an essential guide to the diagnosis of neurologic diseases by post-mortem examination. A must-have practical resource for pathologists, neuropathologists, radiologists, neurologists and neurosurgeons, both in training and in practice.
Lacruz: Central Nervous System Intraoperative Cytopathology
By Cesar R. Lacruz, Javier Saenz de Santamaria, Ricardo H. Bardales
2013, 378 pages, 129 illus, $79 list
Central Nervous System Intraoperative Cytopathology covers the full spectrum of benign and malignant conditions of the CNS with emphasis on common disorders. The volume is heavily illustrated and contains useful algorithms that guide the reader through the differential diagnosis of common and uncommon entities encountered in the field of intraoperative neuro-cytopathology. Central Nervous System Intraoperative Cytopathology is a valuable quick reference for pathologists, cytopathologists, and fellows and trainees dealing with this exigent field.
Leestma: Forensic Neuropathology
By Jan Leestma
2014 (3rd edition), 811 pages, 325+illus, $152 list
Reflecting the latest research, this edition includes expanded sections on multiple trauma, one punch/one hit arterial injuries, and the physiology of respiratory control. It presents new perspectives and rules regarding expert testimony and evidence admissibility occasioned by Daubert and related Supreme Court cases. The book explores how these rulings affect forensic pathologists, neuropathologists, and other potential experts as well as how they interact with the legal system.
Leestma: Forensic Neuropathology
By Jan Leestma
2008 (2nd ed), 768 pages, 300 illus, $149 list
This updated text comprehensively reviews all aspects of neuropathology that may have forensic or medical-legal import. The book presents significant coverage of the role of the neuropathologist in a legal setting before delving into specific forensic aspects of neuropathology, including comprehensive discussions of various syndromes and conditions affecting adults and children. It discusses intracranial equilibria and physical injury to the nervous system and contains entire chapters devoted to neuropathology perspectives on child abuse, gunshot and other penetrating wounds of the nervous system, and the forensic aspects of complex neural functions. This timely revision maintains the breadth and depth of the benchmark first edition while replacing outdated information with the newest developments in these complex areas.
Louis: Non-Neoplastic Diseases of the Central Nervous System (Vol 8)
By David N. Louis, Matthew P. Frosch, Hernando Mena, Elisabeth J. Rushing, Alexander R. Judkins
2010, 444 pages, $145 list
Of the various subspecialty areas in anatomic pathology, neuropathology tends to be one of the least familiar to general pathologists. Most surgical pathologists at institutions with neurosurgical practices gain quick familiarity with the common tumors of the central nervous system. Non-neoplastic diseases of the central nervous system, however, continue to remain a mystery to surgical pathologists, since non-neoplastic diseases of the nervous system represent a wide spectrum of relatively uncommon diseases that are not often biopsied. This Fascicle has been biased toward diseases that may be encountered in surgical pathology practice. Moreover, the authors have tried to illustrate as many entities as possible with surgical material, and have used autopsy brains primarily to illustrate key macroscopic features of some diseases. Readers will find the book of use and comfort as they realize that the brain biopsy in front of them is not from a familiar neoplasm, but from one of the sometimes challenging and always fascinating non-neoplastic diseases of the central nervous system.
Louis: WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System (4th Ed, Vol 1)
Edited by Louis, D.N., Ohgaki, H., Wiestler, O.D., Cavenee, W.K.
2007 (4th ed), 312 pages, $147 list
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System is the first volume of the 4th Edition of the World Health Organization 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 73 authors from 19 countries, contains more than 400 colour photographs, numerous X-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance (MR) images, charts, and more than 2,500 references.
Love: Greenfield's Neuropathology
By Seth Love, Arie Perry, James Ironside and Herbert Budka
2015 (9th ed), 2,456 pages, 1,000+ illus, $635 list
Greenfield's Neuropathology, the world's leading neuropathology reference, provides a comprehensive account of the pathological findings in neurological disease, their biological basis, and their clinical manifestations. The book's detailed advice on pathological assessment and interpretation is based on clear descriptions of molecular and cellular processes and reactions that are relevant to the development of the nervous system, as well as its normal and abnormal functioning.
Love: Neuropathology
By S. Love
2012 (1st ed), 294 pages, $99 list
This book is concerned with practical aspects of neuropathology and is aimed at practising general pathologists, forensic pathologists and neuropathologists. The emphasis is on subjects that are not well covered in standard pathology texts. The chapters provide guidelines on the investigation of head injury (including suspected non-accidential injury in children), sudden unexplained death in adults, prion diseases, infections and vascular diseases of the nervous system, CNS lymphomas, dementia, and disorders of nerve and muscle. All of the chapters include guidelines on the conduct of autopsies in these disorders and the book contains an appendix with clear diagrams and advice on the sampling of brain tissue at autopsy.
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.
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.
Miller: Modern Surgical Neuropathology
By Douglass Miller
2009 (1st ed), 532 pages, 1256 illus, $235 list
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
By Richard Prayson
2011 (2nd ed), 648 pages, $179 list
Neuropathology, a title in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series, provides all of the latest and most essential information on neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions of the central and peripheral nervous systems in a high-yield, easy-to-use format. Renowned expert Richard A. Prayson, MD, along with a premier group of neuropathologists, provides unparalleled, expert guidance on the evaluation and diagnosis of a broad spectrum of neuropathic entities using morphologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular genetic techniques. The consistent, practical format with a wealth of illustrations, at-a-glance boxes, and tables, along with online access at, make this title ideal for quick reference.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rub: The Neuropathology of Huntington's Disease
By Udo Rub, Jean Paul Vonsattel, Helmut Heinsen and Horst-Werner Korf
2015, 146 pages, 3 illus, $189 list (Spr)
This monograph describes the progress in neuropathological HD research made during the last century, the neuropathological hallmarks of HD and their pathogenic relevance. Starting with the initial descriptions of the progressive degeneration of the striatum as one of the key events in HD, the worldwide practiced Vonsattel HD grading system of striatal neurodegeneration will be outlined.
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.
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.
Troncoso: Essential Forensic Neuropathology
By Juan Troncoso
2009 (1st ed), 336 pages, 713 illus, $179 list
This book is written for pathologists and trainees in forensic pathology and neuropathology who will have to conduct forensic neuropathology autopsies. It will provide them with the basic knowledge to conduct a thorough postmortem examination of the nervous system, describe and document the relevant pathological changes, and interpret these findings in a way that will be helpful in determining the cause and manner of death. Great importance will be placed on the objective and rigorous documentation of the pathological findings, because many of these autopsy reports will be re-examined in the context of legal inquiries and proceedings. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text, an image bank, and additional e-figures.
Vallat: Peripheral Nerve Disorders: Pathology and Genetics
By Jean-Michel Vallat
2015, 320 pages, $200 list
Peripheral Nerve Disorders: Pathology and Genetics is a definitive, clinically-oriented guide to the pathology of peripheral nerve disorders. These commonly seen neurological challenges have many causes and accurate diagnosis is often necessary via pathological analysis. New techniques exploiting molecular biological knowledge have opened up new vistas to understanding the pathogenesis of these disorders, and hence their effective management. This new title takes a disease-oriented approach to understanding the pathology of these conditions. It combines classical and contemporary techniques to enable practitioners in neurology and neuropathology to better understanding of the disease processes underlying patients' presentations and to formulate appropriate management plans. Peripheral Nerve Disorders: Pathology and Genetics is a valuable resource for neurologists, neuropathologists, pathologists, neurobiologists and geneticists.
Van Pelt: Development, Dynamics and Pathology of Neuronal Networks: From Molecules to Functional Circuits
By J. Pelt
2004 (1st ed), 402 pages, $288 list
This book is about neuronal networks within the brain. With roughly 100 billion nerve cells the human brain contains about 3.2 million kilometers of 'wires' to make a million billion of connections between these nerve cells. Nerve cells exchange electrical and chemical signals through these connections and the dynamical patterns of electrical/chemical signals are the basis of all our thinking, memories, consciousness, and control of our behaviour.
Vogel: Nervous System
By Hannes Vogel
2009 (1st ed), 524 pages, $135 list
Central Nervous System is the new atlas-oriented resource in central nervous system pathology. As the fourth book in the Cambridge Illustrated Surgical Pathology series it is the most comprehensive text of methods utilized by pathologists to accurately diagnose diseases affecting the brain, meninges, and spinal cord. The book is a richly illustrated guide to surgical neuropathology, including all primary brain tumors as well as others arising near the nervous system that are also within the scope of neurosurgical practice. Numerous neuroimaging examples are provided to underscore the importance of knowing the basics of radiographic studies in accurately diagnosing CNS pathology. A complete spectrum of nonneoplastic neuropathological entities is also illustrated, including infectious, inflammatory, and epilepsy-related neuropathology. Additional chapters address intraoperative consultation and frozen sections, as well as CSF cytopathology.
Walker: Brain and Spinal Tumors of Childhood
By David Walker
2004 (1st ed), 552 pages, $270 list
The appearance of this comprehensive, but practical, evidence-based review of brain and spinal tumors in children is therefore very timely. The content includes detailed coverage of the diagnosis, clinical management, after care and monitoring, and underlying biology of brain and spinal tumors in children. International in approach, it draws on the experience of the European Childhood Brain Tumour Committee, linked to the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, and various multi-centre clinical trials to reflect the various approaches to management that have arisen around the world.
Welsh: Intra-Operative Neuropathology for the Non-Neuropathologist
By Cynthia Welsh
2011 (1st ed), 179 pages, $189 list
This volume acquaints the non-neuropathologist with the advantages of clinical-radiologic-pathologic correlation in neuropathology specimens, particularly in the intra-operative consultation. As a good cytology preparation can add to, or even supply in isolation, a diagnosis, this volume covers the enormous and sometimes insurmountable artifacts involved with freezing tissue, especially central nervous system tissue. The text presents how to perform, and stain the cytologic preparations, and how to interpret them. The advantages and disadvantages of both frozen sections and cytologic preparations of various kinds are discussed. The presentation and format is very visual with diagrams, tables, with many figures including pearls and pitfalls and therefore easy reading. An introductory chapter presents the pros and cons of cytology, the advantages and disadvantages of frozen sections, and the artifacts in both. Also included is an argument for knowing what the scans reveal, and the impact of relevant patient history. The volume uses a case-based approach to show correlation between scan, history, frozen section and cytologic preparations. With the combination of extensive correlation of scans, cytology, and frozen section with differential diagnosis, and analysis of the information crucial to the neurosurgeon in a case-based approach and with a special chapter written by a neuroradiologist, this volume is unique in presentation and utility and will be of great value to the trainee in pathology (residents/fellows), and practicing pathologists who include neuropathology in their practice, but do not have formal fellowship training in neuropathology.
Werring: Cerebral Microbleeds: Pathophysiology to Clinical Practice
By David Werring
2011 (1st ed), 198 pages, $99 list
Cerebral Microbleeds summarizes our current knowledge, bringing together expert research from global authorities in the field. This authoritative and systematic text will be of interest to all clinical researchers and physicians in the fields of stroke and cognitive impairment.
Yachnis: Neuropathology
By Anthony Yachnis
2013 (1st ed), 368 pages, $260 list
Save time diagnosing neuropathology specimens with Neuropathology, part of the growing High-Yield Pathology Series. Dr. Anthony Yachnis and Dr. Marie Rivera-Zengotita help you review the key features of neuropathology specimens, recognize the classic look of each disease, and quickly confirm your diagnosis. A logical format, excellent color photographs, concise bulleted text, and authoritative content will help you accurately identify hundreds of discrete disease entities.