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Books by topic: general surgical pathology, adrenal gland, anatomy, autopsy, basic sciences, bioterrorism, board review, breast, cardiovascular, CD-ROMs, cytopathology, dermatopathology, electron microscopy, endocrine, eye, flow cytometry, forensic, GI, GU, grossing, gynecologic, head and neck, hematopathology, histology, history, immunohistochemistry, immunology, informatics, kidney, laboratory medicine/clinical pathology, law/malpractice, liver, lung, mediastinum, medical dictionaries, medical writing, microbiology, molecular biology/genetics, muscle, neuropathology, oncology/staging, oral, other, parasitology, pediatric, placental, serosal membranes, soft tissue and bone, statistics, stem cells, thyroid, transfusion medicine

Books by publisher: AFIP, CAP, WHO


Dermatology Books by Topic: cosmetic, dermoscopy, general, infectious, Mohs, pediatric, surgery, tumors

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Top book sales in 2011 at PathologyOutlines.com

(Books sold thru 31 December 2011 at Amazon.com):




1. Bosman: WHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive System  

By IARC (4th Ed, Volume 1)

2010 (4th ed), 418 pages, 700 illus, $135 list

WHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive System is the third volume of the Fourth Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumors. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome. This book also provides user-friendly algorithmic approaches to the diagnosis of the major tumors of the digestive tract. Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic alterations are described in a strictly disease-oriented manner.



2. Kurman: Blaustein's Pathology of the Female Genital Tract

By Robert Kurman

2010 (1st ed), 1410 pages, 1690 illus, $229 list

Since the publication of the 1/e in 1977, Blaustein's Pathology of the Female Genital Tract has consolidated its position as the leading textbook of gynecological pathology. An essential reference for all pathologists and residents, this thoroughly updated Sixth Edition includes more than 1500 illustrations in color, informative tables and 28 revised chapters written by internationally recognized experts.


3. Rosai: Rosai and Ackerman's Surgical Pathology   

By Juan Rosai

2011 (10th ed), 3200 pages, 3900 illus, $429 list

Rosai and Ackerman's Surgical Pathology presents comprehensive guidance on every aspect of the field. The New Edition of this two-volume masterwork retains the practical approach that has earned it a loyal following and widespread critical acclaim. At the same time, it delivers expanded and updated content on molecular pathology, immunohistochemical markers, and cytopathological diagnosis. What's more, this definitive reference is now illustrated in full color throughout! Virtually all of its more than 3,900 illustrations are now in full color, providing unprecedented diagnostic assistance. A bonus CD-ROM delivers all of the book's illustrations in digital format.



4. WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues (IARC)

2008 (4th ed, Vol 2), 351 pages, $122 list

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.



5. Crum: Diagnostic Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology 

By Christopher Crum2010 (2nd ed), 1280 pages, 2250 illus, $279 list

This 2nd Edition provides all of the latest guidance needed to accurately evaluate pathologic features and morphologic patterns. With 650+ new color images, an appendix with algorithms for the use of biomarkers, key points, diagnostic pearls, and more ...all now available with searchable online access this title is a must-have for today's pathologist.





6. Ali: The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology

By Syed Ali

2009 (1st ed), 174 pages, 235 illus, $40 list

The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology will provide the reader with a unified approach to diagnosing and reporting thyroid FNA interpretations. It will serve as a reference guide not just for pathologists, but also endocrinologists, surgeons, and radiologists. 


7. Mills: Sternberg's Diagnostic Surgical Pathology  

By Stacey Mills

2009 (5th ed), 3104 pages, $429 list

Completely updated, the Fifth Edition of this standard-setting two-volume reference presents the most advanced diagnostic techniques and the latest information on all currently known disease entities.


8. Dabbs: Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry   

By David Dabbs

2010 (3rd ed), 960 pages, $369 list

Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry presents the latest information and most reliable guidance on immunohistological diagnoses in surgical pathology. David J. Dabbs, MD and other leading experts bring you state-of-the-art coverage on genomic and theranostic applications, molecular anatomic pathology, immunocytology, Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and more. Additional features such as tables discussing antibody specifications, differential diagnosis boxes, ancillary anatomic molecular diagnostics, and full-color histological images ensure user-friendly coverage that makes key information easy to find and apply. The fully searchable text is also available online at expertconsult.com, along with a downloadable image bank and access to Path Consult. This concise and complete resource is today's indispensable guide to the effective use of immunohistochemical diagnosis.


9. Saxena: Practical Hepatic Pathology  

By Romil Saxena

2011 (1st ed), 728 pages, 1320 illus, $279 list

Practical Hepatic Pathology-a new volume in the new Pattern Recognition series-offers you a practical guide to diagnosing every challenging liver biopsy that you encounter in your daily practice. Dr. Romil Saxena presents diagnoses according to a pattern-based organization that guides you from a histological pattern of injury, through the appropriate work-up, around the pitfalls, and to the best diagnosis. Lavish, full-color images capture key hepatic pathology patterns of injury, pathognomonic features and common variations of all major liver diseases and hepatic neoplasms, while 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 liver biopsies.



10. Clement: Atlas of Gynecologic Surgical Pathology

By Philip B Clement and Robert H Young

2008 (2nd ed), 512 pages, $235 list

Full of stunning color photographs, this authoritative reference provides practical, easy-to-use guidance on the histopathologic diagnosis of gynecologic lesions. Written by world-renowned experts, this visual resource clearly describes the cardinal clinical, gross, and microscopic features of each lesion, as well as the staging system for tumors at each site. Clinical correlations of surgical pathology, clinical data, and immunohistochemical data help you to weigh all of the available evidence to form the most decisive diagnoses.


11. Rosen: Rosen's Breast Pathology
By Paul Peter Rosen

2008 (3rd ed), 1136 pages, 3170 illus, $349 list

Written by an internationally recognized expert in diagnostic breast pathology, this gold-standard text and reference is now in its revised, updated, and expanded Third Edition. It provides a comprehensive, extensively illustrated review of the clinical, radiological, pathological, and therapeutic aspects of the entire spectrum of breast diseases.