Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2014-07-13
ISBN : 1455733245
Language : En, Es, Fr & De
Book Description :
The updated edition of Surgical Pathology of the GI Tract, Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas is designed to act as a one-stop medical reference book for the entire gastrointestinal system, providing exhaustive coverage and equipping you with all of the necessary tools to make a comprehensive diagnostic workup. You'll access thousands of high-quality illustrations and eight brand-new chapters, so you can recognize and diagnose any pathological slide you encounter. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Make a comprehensive diagnostic workup with data from ancillary techniques and molecular findings whenever appropriate. Effectively grasp complex topics and streamline decision-making by using extensive tables, graphs, and flowcharts. Avoid diagnostic errors thanks to practical advice on pitfalls in differential diagnosis. Navigate the book quickly with a "road map" featured at the beginning of each chapter. Provide the clinician with the most accurate and up-to-date diagnostic and prognostic indicators, including key molecular aspects of tumor pathology, with access to the latest classification and staging systems available. Evaluate diagnostically challenging cases using diagnostic algorithms. Stay abreast of the latest advances with eight new chapters: Autoimmune Disorders of the GI Tract; Drug Induced Disorders of the GI Tract; Molecular Diagnostics of Tubal Gut Neoplasms; Molecular Diagnostics of the Gallbladder, Extrahepatic Biliary Tree, and Pancreatic Tumors; Tumors of the Ampulla; Molecular Diagnostics of Hepatocellular Neoplasms; Approach to the Liver Biopsy, and Approach to Gastrointestinal Tract Biopsies. Remain at the forefront of your field with coverage of new molecular and genetic markers in GI neoplasms; updated knowledge on liver and biliary tree pathology; and expanded information on tumors of the ampulla. Recognize and diagnose any tissue sample under the microscope with help from over 3000 high-quality color illustrations.