Books for Pathologists
New and Upcoming Books

Revised: 14 December 2015

Copyright: (c) 2014-2015,, Inc.

Table of contents

New books   Top books

By publisher: ARP Press   ASCP   CAP   LWW   WHO

Pathology Books: general surgical pathology   anatomy   autopsy   bioterrorism   board review   breast   cardiovascular   cytopathology   dermatopathology   electron microscopy   endocrine   eye   forensic   GI   GU   grossing   gynecologic   head and neck   hematopathology   histology   history   IHC   immunology   informatics   kidney   lab medicine   law   liver   lung   mediastinum/serosa   medical dictionaries   medical writing   microbiology   molecular   muscle   neuropathology   oncology   other   parasitology   pediatric   placenta   soft tissue & bone   statistics   stem cells   transfusion

Dermatology Books: cosmetic   dermoscopy   general   infectious   pediatric   surgery   tumors

Books by author: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z  

December 2015November 2015October 2015September 2015All books published in 2014 & 2015

Books added in December 2015

Bartlett: Molecular Pathology with Online Resource
By John Bartlett, Abeer Shaaban and Fernando Schmitt
2015, 414 pages, $119 list (Camb.)
This practical manual provides a comprehensive yet concise guide to state-of-the-art molecular techniques and their applications. It starts with an overview of the essential principles of molecular techniques, followed by separate chapters detailing the use of these techniques in particular tissues and organs, and describing recommended treatment plans. Each chapter covers the tests available, their advantages, limitations, and use as diagnostic and prognostic tools, with key learning points at the end of each topic.
Buja: Cardiovascular Pathology
By Maximilian Buja and Jagdidsh Butany
2015 (4th ed), 830 pages, 400+ illus., $241 list (Acd. Pr)
Cardiovascular Pathology, Fourth Edition, provides users with a comprehensive overview that encompasses its examination, cardiac structure, both normal and physiologically altered, and a multitude of abnormalities. This updated edition offers current views on interventions, both medical and surgical, and the pathology related to them.
Centeno: Pancreatic Cytohistology
By Barbara Centeno, Edward Stelow and Martha Bishop Pitman
2015, 182 pages, $185 list (Camb.)
Each volume in this richly illustrated series, sponsored by the Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology, provides an organ-based approach to the cytologic and histologic diagnosis of small tissue samples including fine-needle aspiration biopsy, cell block samples and core, pinch and forceps biopsies. This volume provides a practical approach to preparing and assessing pancreatic aspiration, core biopsy and brushing samples.
Cote: Circulating Tumor Cells
By Richard Cote and Ram Datar
2015, 359 pages, 2 illus., $209 list (Spr.)
This volume provides the latest research on circulating tumor cells aimed for cancer researchers, scientists, and molecular oncologists. It presents the basic concepts behind circulating tumor cells (CTCs), metastatic biology, and potential applications as to how CTCs can be used in diagnostic biomarkers.
Fadare: Precancerous Lesions of the Gynecologic Tract
By Oluwole Fadare
2015, 318 pages, 349 illus., $109 list (Spr.)
This volume provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of precancerous lesions and gynecologic tract cancers. Each section discusses the historic evolution of a precancerous lesion, its epidemiology, the nature of the published evidence that supports its characterization as a precancerous lesion, and gives a detailed description of morphologic, immunophenotypic and molecular properties, and patient outcomes. The volume also features 2 separate chapters on the clinical management of precancerous lesions of the gynecologic tract as a well as the cytopathology of cervical precancerous lesions.
Hirsch: Genitourinary Pathology, An Issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics
By Michelle Hirsch
2016, $99 list (Els.)
This issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics focuses on diseases of the genitourinary tract: Prostate, Kidney, Bladder, Testes, and Adrenals. As with all information in this series, presentations relate to the daily practice of surgical pathologists. A practical and innovative feature in this issue is the inclusion of several articles from the “clinician’s perspective” in which an oncologist discusses the diagnosis of the disease and relates this to the information they require from the pathologist.
Husain: Stocker and Dehner's Pediatric Pathology
By Aliya Husain, J. Thomas Stocker and Louis Dehner
2015 (4th ed), 1,480 pages, 1,300+ illus., $373 list (LWW)
Effectively diagnose the complete range of pediatric pathologies, from neonatal disorders through adolescence. Intended for a broad audience including general and pediatric pathologists, pediatricians, surgeons, oncologists, and other pediatric subspecialties, Stocker & Dehner's Pediatric Pathology is widely recognized as the definitive go-to comprehensive clinical reference in the unique subspecialty of pediatric pathology - which, unlike other subspecialties, is defined by an age group rather than an organ system or process.
Kolokythas: Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
By Antonia Kolokythas
2015, $99 list (Els.)
This issue of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America focuses on Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. Articles will include: Benign soft tissue pathology, Malignant head and neck pathology, Odontogenic cysts of the jaws, Non-odontogenic cysts of the jaws, Odontogenic tumors of the jaws, Non-odontogenic tumors of the jaws, Benign salivary gland pathology, Malignant salivary gland pathology, Vascular malformations and treatment, Vascular tumors of the head and neck, Radiotherapy to the head and neck and the growing patient, Chemotherapy for tumors of the head and neck in the growing patient, and more!
North: Vascular Tumors and Developmental Malformations: Pathogenic Mechanisms and Molecular Diagnosis
By Paula North and Tara Sander
2016, 149 pages, 49 illus., $99 list (Hum.)
This book comprehensively covers the classification, histopathology, pathogenesis, and molecular diagnosis of vascular tumors and malformations, correlating these with current approaches to clinical management. It offers a new multidisciplinary resource for clinicians, pathologists, molecular diagnosticians, and scientists in the field of vascular medicine and biology, fostering cross-cutting collaboration in clinical practice and research.
Zutshi: Anorectal Disease
By Massarat Zutshi
2016, 314 pages, 25 illus, $109 list (Spr.)
This book provides a concise yet comprehensive summary of the current status of the field that guides patient management and stimulate investigative efforts. It is an easy reference for day-to-day anorectal pathology. The text reviews new testing procedures for anorectal diseases and provides new treatment options about anorectal disease both benign and malignant.

Books added in November 2015

Cagle: Lung and Pleural Pathology
By Philip Cagle and Timothy Allen
2015, 672 pages, $179 list (Mcg-Hill)
Lung and Pleural Pathology goes beyond the scope of traditional pulmonary pathology textbooks by analyzing all of the changing paradigms that are reshaping pulmonary pathology practice. Authored by renowned pulmonary pathologists, it is the one comprehensive, up-to-date pulmonary pathology textbook that covers important new clinical approaches, including new WHO classification of lung cancer; the current status of lung cancer biomarkers; and emerging concepts in lung fibrosis and interstitial lung diseases, which have implications for newer treatments.
Carlson: Salivary Gland Pathology: Diagnosis and Management
By Eric Carlson and Robert Ord
2015, 496 pages, $187 list (Wil)
Salivary Gland Pathology: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition, updates the landmark text in this important discipline within oral and maxillofacial surgery, otolaryngology/head and neck surgery, and general surgery. Written by well-established clinicians, educators, and researchers in oral and maxillofacial surgery, this book brings together information on the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of all types of salivary gland pathology.
Hussong: Kjeldsberg's Body Fluid Analysis
By Jerry Hussong and Carl Kjeldsberg
2014, 240 pages, $209 list (ASCP)
Presented in a simple and straightforward approach, Kjeldsberg's Body Fluid Analysis contains sufficient information for practical application without creating an unreadable encyclopedia of data. This text provides the most current, relevant, and essential information about laboratory analyses and the care and treatment of patients.
Michael: Cytohistology of the Serous Membranes
By Claire Michael, M.D., David Chhieng, M.D. and Carlos Bedrossian, M.D.
2015, 305 pages, $185 list (Camb)
Each volume in this richly illustrated series, sponsored by the Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology, provides an organ-based approach to the cytological and histological diagnosis of small tissue samples. Benign, reactive and malignant entities are presented in a well-organized and standardized format, with high-resolution color photomicrographs, tables, tabulated specific morphologic criteria and ancillary testing algorithms.
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.
Xiao: Color Atlas and Synopsis: Gastrointestinal Pathology
By Shu-Yuan Xiao
2015, 464 pages, 1,000+ illus, $111 list (Mcg-Hill)
Designed for pathology residents, established practicing pathologists, and clinicians who need quick access to information on this subdiscipline, this handy, affordable guide features more than 1,000 high-quality, full-color pathology images. It leads readers through the differential diagnosis process and helps them differentiate diseases with overlapping histologic features and render descriptive diagnoses to assist the clinician in providing the best possible patient care.
Books added in October 2015

Aydiner: Breast Disease
By Adnan Aydiner, Abdullah Igci and Atilla Soran
2015, 298 pages, 39 illus, $159 list (Spr)
This first of two volumes provides and in-depth account of breast disease characteristics, imaging and diagnosis. Covering from breast anatomy and tumor biology to benign and malignant lesions this is an indispensable companion for breast specialists, medical oncologists, radiologists and pathologists. The book is organised in themed parts exploring topics such as epidemiology, risk factors, genetic biomarkers, pathological evaluation of tumors and biopsy techniques.
Carson: Histotechnology: A Self-Instructional Text
By Freida Carson and Christa Hladik Cappellano
2015 (4th ed), 368 pages, 350+ illus, $169 list (ASCP)
Freida Carson returns with the thoroughly revised and expanded 4th edition of her perennial bestseller, Histotechnology: A Self-Instructional Text. Although written foremost in mind for histotechnology students; practicing technicians, technologists, residents, and pathologist will find this text quite useful as well. Carson's Histotechnology series has proven to be an indispensable teaching tool and reference guide, and a must for histotechnologists preparing for the ASCP HTL certifying examination.
Carson: Histotechnology: A Self-Assessment Workbook
By Freida Carson
2015 (3rd ed), 287 pages, $119 list (ASCP)
The ideal companion to Freida Carson s just-released 4th Edition of Histotechnology: A Self-Instructional Text, the new edition of the Workbook has been updated and expanded, with more than 1,100 questions to test your understanding of histotechnology concepts.
Greenspan: Radiology and Pathology Correlation of Bone Tumors
By Adam Greenspan, M.D. and Dariusz Borys, M.D.
2015, 456 pages, $172 list (LWW)
Confidently diagnose challenging musculoskeletal lesions with expert guidance. Radiology and Pathology Correlation of Bone Tumors: A Quick Reference and Review is a practical, hands-on clinical reference that helps you evaluate all of the diagnostic clues at your disposal to accurately identify the most frequently encountered benign and malignant bone tumors. Co-written by a radiologist and a pathologist, it shows you how to correlate radiography, scintigraphy, CT, MRI, PET, and PET-CT with gross pathology, histopathology, immunohistochemistry, and genetics to achieve maximum diagnostic certainty. This compact, high-yield resource is an ideal tool for quick look-ups in everyday practice as well as board review.
Hassell: Pathology Practice Management
By Lewis Hassell, Michael Talbert and Jane Pine Wood
2015, 314 pages, 4 illus, $129 list (Spr)
The authors discuss useful tools and tricks of the trade in pathology practice management. In-depth chapters on coding and billing by nationally known consultant Dennis Padget will prepare you to evaluate coding and billing practices. Noted law experts Jane Pine Wood and Amelia Larsen, attorneys at McDonald Hopkins, highlight key issues in employment, insurance, and hospital contracts and provide examples of how to deal with tricky issues. Sections on human resources and group dynamics take on the vexing issues that people bring to work. Finally, the authors identify current trends and reason how these might play out.
Holladay: Cytopathology Review Guide
By E. Blair Holladay
2015 (4th ed), 400 pages, $179 list (ASCP)
Since its original publication in 1998, the bestselling Cytopathology Review Guide has prepared thousands of individuals to successfully pass their board examinations. The new 4th Edition now brings significant additions and updates, keeping pace with a rapidly evolving field: Significantly expanded in all areas of diagnostic cytopathology New and enhanced committee-vetted study questions and images Cutting-edge chapter added on molecular tumor markers, molecular diagnostics, and theranostics.
Rosenthal: The Paris System for Reporting Urinary Cytology
By Dorothy Rosenthal, Eva Wojcik and Daniel Kurtycz
2015, 220 pages, 4 illus, $99 list (Spr)
This book describes a novel and proven approach to cytologically classify urinary samples for the detection of bladder cancer and lesions of the upper urinary tract. The new method is based on the collective experience of knowledgeable cytopathologists who have tested the terminology within their own laboratories for reproducibility and predictability of neoplasms of the urinary tract.
Sharma: Esophageal Cancer and Barrett's Esophagus
By Prateek Sharma, Richard Sampliner and David Ilson
2015, 304 pages, $120 list (Wil)
Esophageal Cancer and Barrett's Esophagus 3E will focus on these two common and key conditions that affect the esophagus, providing expert guidance to their pathogenesis, cause, prevention, diagnosis and clinical management. Top international names in the field will examine each of the many issues involved using the very latest evidence-based research, and clear, didactic advice will allow the reader to understand the best methods of diagnosis and clinical management of each condition - whether early or late stage.
Stockman: Diagnostic Pathology: Vascular
By David Stockman
2015, 704 pages, $285 list (Els)
Diagnostic Pathology: Vascular offers a specific focus on vascular pathology, making it ideal for the practicing pathologist, dermatopathologist, dermatologist, pediatrician, or trainee. This easy-to-use, comprehensive reference book takes a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and boasts superior medical images - including clinical photographs, radiology, gross pathology, and a wealth of histologic images - for a wide variety of rare entities. This is your essential guide to understanding vascular pathology and diagnosis!
Wagh: Pancreatic Masses: Advances in Diagnosis and Therapy
By Mihir Wagh and Peter Draganov
2015, 336 pages, 76 illus, $129 list (Spr)
This volume provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of the management of pancreatic lesions. The book reviews the differential diagnosis and pathology of different pancreatic lesions, profiles new advances in endoscopic evaluation, highlights new perspectives about imaging modalities, describes current treatment strategies and provides an algorithmic approach to management of pancreatic tumors.
Wallace: Practical Atlas of Transplant Pathology
By W. Dean Wallace and Bita Naini
2015, 196 pages, 2 illus, $199 list (Spr)
This atlas describes and illustrates the pathology of solid organ transplants and includes chapters covering transplant pathology of the kidney, lung, heart, liver, pancreas, small bowel and limbs. Each of these chapters briefly reviews the latest rejection classifications for each organ system with explanatory notes highlighting diagnostic criteria, and tables listing entities in the differential diagnosis. Included with each chapter are images demonstrating the pathology of the most common and important diseases, especially patterns of organ rejection and related entities or mimickers.
Books added in September 2015
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.
Burke: Tumors of the Heart and Great Vessels (Vol 22)
By Allen Burke, M.D., Fabio Tavora, M.D.,PhD, Joseph J. Maleszewski, M.D. and Aletta Ann Frazier, M.D.
2015, $175 list (ARP)
Since the publication of the Third Series atlas on heart tumors, there have been several changes in the pathology and classification of these lesions. The current edition updates the status of heart tumors, with emphasis on newer findings, especially molecular advances. In most cases, the authors have followed the classification of the World Health Organization, whose updated volume on tumors of the lung, heart, and mediastinum is forthcoming. Because newer imaging modalities, especially cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and 3-D echocardiography are increasingly utilized in preoperative evaluation of heart tumors, the authors have introduced a chapter devoted exclusively to radiologic diagnosis.
Czerniak: Dorman and Czerniak's Bone Tumors
By Bogdan Czerniak, M.D.
2015 (2nd ed), 1,520 pages, $344 list (Els)
The second edition of Dorfman and Czerniak's Bone Tumors brings together the latest data available on bone tumor pathology, making it the most comprehensive and encyclopedic reference on the epidemiology, clinical, pathologic, and molecular aspects of bone tumors. Now offered in full color and featuring updated imaging throughout, this one-of-a-kind resource provides a highly visual review of every disorder - from the common to the rare.
Hui: Atlas of Intraoperative Frozen Section Diagnosis in Gynecologic Pathology
By Pei Hui and Natalia Buza
2015, 329 pages, 271 illus, $109 list (Spr)
This atlas is dedicated specifically to gynecologic frozen section diagnosis and addresses professional practice gaps such as high diagnostic error rate, slow turnaround time, and inefficient communication between surgeons and pathologists at the time of intraoperative frozen section consultation of gynecologic specimens. The format of the volume is a combination of concise text and high quality gross and frozen section microscopic images, meticulously selected from the superb collection of pathology specimens of gynecologic tumors provided at Yale-New Haven Hospital in the past decades.
Kaplan: Digital Pathology: Historical Perspectives, Current Concepts and Future Applications
By Keith Kaplan and Luigi K.F. Rao
2015, 132 pages, $109 list (Spr)
Digital Pathology: Historical Perspectives, Current Concepts & Future Applications provides the authoritative text in the digital pathology domain by combining the established expertise of leaders in this diverse arena with practical applications of this transformative platform while harnessing a content rich, interactive format. In detailing a cohesive narrative from a broad, global perspective the lessons learned from the past, the obstacles to digital pathology adoption that have been overcome and the challenges that remain for full realization of the potential that computational analysis affords, this text provides readers with the latest in where the field is heading as it seeks to unlock the potential of digital pathology by leveraging cutting edge technologies and innovative tools.
Karch: Karch's Pathology of Drug Abuse
By Steven Karch and Olaf Drummer
2015 (5th ed), 906 pages, $160 list (CRC)
Written in the same accessible manner as previous editions, the fifth edition of Karch's Pathology of Drug Abuse is an essential guide to the pathology, toxicology, and pharmacology of commonly abused drugs. The book focuses on the investigation of drug-related deaths, practical approaches to the detection of drug abuse, and discussions of medical complications associated with each of the abused drugs.
La Rosa: Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
By Stefano La Rosa and Fausto Sessa
2015, 195 pages, 12 illus, $102 list (Spr)
This book provides a broad overview of pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms, focusing on the most important developments in the technologies used to diagnose, classify and treat them. After a historical and epidemiological overview, the opening chapters examine the various diagnostic approaches (radiology, nuclear medicine, endocrinology, cytology and immunohistochemistry) and discuss the WHO classification. The functioning and nonfunctioning tumor types are then fully discussed, covering epidemiology, diagnosis, morphology and prognosis of each entity.
O'Neil: Liver Pathology for Clinicians
By Maura O'Neil, Ivan Damjanov and Ryan M. Taylor
2015, 171 pages, 8 illus, $104 list (Spr)
This is the first volume in a new Springer series, Pathology for Clinicians, which aims to assist clinicians in their daily decision making by providing reliable, clearly presented information on current techniques in pathology, their uses and indications, clinical–pathologic correlations, and the significance of pathologic diagnoses. Liver Pathology for Clinicians first discusses key technical aspects of liver biopsy, including the use of special stains and immunohistochemistry.
Picken: Amyloid and Related Disorders
By Maria Picken, Guillermo Herrera and Ahmet Dogan
2015 (2nd ed), 542 pages, 46 illus, $199 list (Hum)
The second edition of this text presents an overview of the most recent developments in this area including clinical presentation, etiology, pathogenesis, and differential diagnosis. The rationale for various therapies, including transplantation, is discussed and tissue diagnosis (its pitfalls and strategies for avoiding them) and laboratory support are included. The involvement of all major organ systems including renal/genitourinary, cardiac, gastrointestinal, pulmonary, peripheral nerve/central nervous system, soft tissue, skin, lymph node/spleen and bone marrow pathology is also covered.
Shields: Intraocular Tumors
By Dr. Jerry Shields and Dr. Carol Shields
2015 (3rd ed), 608 pages, $330 list (LWW)
In this updated and revised third edition, world-renowned authorities at the Wills Eye Hospital provide outstanding guidance on recognition, evaluation, and treatment of ocular tumors, highlighted by more than 2,500 stunning photographs and surgical drawings. This unsurpassed ocular oncology resource is a comprehensive guide to the clinical features, diagnosis, management, and pathology of intraocular tumors and pseudotumors, depicting clinical variations, treatment, and histopathologic characteristics of the many varied benign and malignant lesions that affect the uveal tract, retina, and other intraocular structures.