This is the third volume in the Essentials of Diagnostic Gynecological Pathology series sponsored by the British Association of Gynecological Pathologists. Focusing on cervical pathology, it provides an update on current diagnostic criteria, the use of biomarkers and specimen handling. It serves as a quick desktop reference facilitating accurate diagnosis, and also provides detailed descriptions and an exhaustive reference list for more in-depth study. Sections devoted to the changing landscape of cervical screening, current management and future directions are included. Standardized terminology, the biology of HPV-related pre-invasive disease, and the staging of early cervical cancers are discussed. As most histopathology departments receive many gynecological specimens, Pathology of the Cervix has been written to be useful diagnostically to general as well as specialist gynecological pathologists and pathologists in training. Gynecologists, oncologists, dermatologists, genitourinary physicians and cancer nurse specialists will find expert insights here that will help in treatment and counselling of their patients.
This book updates the considerable recent progress in vulval pathology, including significant changes in the FIGO staging system for cancer of this region. Coverage includes high-quality illustrations, detailed description and an exhaustive list of references.
This book is a guide to gynaecological pathology with an emphasis on the diagnosis of common lesions. Beginning with an overview of epidemiology and developmental defects in the female genital tract, each of the following chapters examines a different type of tumour. The book focuses on both benign and malignant lesions, neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions, as well as tumour-like conditions. Each condition is described in depth, covering aetiology, clinical features, macroscopy, histopathology, immunohistochemistry, molecular pathology, and treatment methods. The comprehensive text is enhanced by more than 700 clinical and pathological images, illustrations and tables. Key Points Comprehensive guide to gynaecological pathology with emphasis on common lesions Covers different types of tumour, both benign and malignant Discussed aetiology, clinical features, pathology and treatment methods Includes more than 700 clinical and pathological images, illustrations and tables
This new title in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series offers today's most essential gynecologic pathology know-how in a compact, high-yield format! For each pathologic entity examined, you'll find discussions of clinical features, pathologic features (gross and microscopic), as well as ancillary studies, differential diagnosis, and prognostic and therapeutic considerations. The text's pragmatic, well-organized approach-complemented by abundant full-color, high-quality illustrations and at-a-glance tables-makes it easy for you to access the information you need to quickly and accurately identify pathology specimens. The result is a practical, affordable resource for study and review as well as for everyday clinical reference. Covers both neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions of the female reproductive tract to equip you to meet a wide range of diagnostic challenges. Uses a consistent, user-friendly format to explore each entity's clinical features . pathologic features (gross and microscopic) . ancillary studies . differential diagnoses . and prognostic and therapeutic considerations, making it easy to locate specific information on a particular entity. Features abundant boxes and tables throughout, enhancing the presentation and accessibility of the material. Offers hundreds of full-color, high-quality illustrations that demonstrate the key features of a wide variety of pathologic lesions to facilitate greater accuracy in identification of specimens. The Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology Series answers the call for fresh, affordable, and easy-to-use guidance. Each region-specific volume provides all of the most essential information on the pathologic entities encountered in practice. Series Editor: John R. Goldblum, MD, FACP, FASCP, FACG
As the second volume in the Essentials of Diagnostic Gynecological Pathology series sponsored by the British Association of Gynecological Pathologists, Pathology of the Ovary, Fallopian Tube and Peritoneum is one of the very few dealing wholly with this subject. Pathology of the Ovary, Fallopian Tube and Peritoneum introduces the topic with a discussion of the anatomy, development, histology and normal function of the ovary, followed by chapters on non-neoplastic disorders of the ovary; surgery and medical management of ovarian cancer; and the use of imaging, frozen sections and cytology in ovarian pathology. The book then goes on to describe specific disorders of the ovary, fallopian tube and peritoneum in detail, and finishes with a chapter on specimen cut-up. Pathology of the Ovary, Fallopian Tube and Peritoneum has been written to be useful diagnostically to general as well as specialist gynecological histopathologists and pathologists in training. Gynecologists, oncologists, genitourinary physicians and cancer nurse specialists will find expert insights here that will help in treatment and counselling of their patients.
At over 600 pages, with more than 400 illustrations and photographs this text spans everything from embryology to the emotional trauma women undergo when their cervix is removed at hysterectomy. This is also the most up-to-date text in the field - The editors have referenced work to 2006(and will continue to until the text goes to press), whilst still including all the classic research material and images where appropriate. Essential for gynecologists, oncologists, basic scientists especially those involved in HPV (viral)research, GPs, nurses, colposcopy prctitioners, and sexual transmitted disease doctors The only definitive major clinical reference book published on the cervix for thirty years Including the most up-to-date research on HPV including up-to-date vaccine trial data Highly illustrated in colour including many surgical procedures Spanning the entire field from embryology to cancer to emotional trauma International editorship, with leading names in the field Cervical cancer is the second biggest cause of female cancer mortality worldwide and therefore relevant to the developing and developed world Specific chapters related to management of cervical cancer in the developing world Summaries of recommendations by international bodies including the IARC conference (Lyon 2004), dealing with cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment The Editors, Jordan and Singer, are the co-founders of the British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
Drs. Christopher P. Crum, Marisa R. Nucci, and Kenneth R. Lee help you diagnose neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions of the female reproductive tract with their comprehensive update of Diagnostic Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology. 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... this title is a must-have for today’s pathologist. Find distinct diagnostic/differential diagnostic criteria for any potential obstetric/gynecologic specimen encountered in practice. Integrate exfoliative cytology, immunohistochemistry, and molecular/genetic testing together with findings gleaned from the traditional open surgical biopsy. Examine the cytologic features of specimens taken from the uterine cervix and corpus, following the Bethesda classification of these lesions. View more than 2,250 full-color photographs and photomicrographs, ideal for side-by-side comparison to the specimens seen in the laboratory. Make better decisions regarding complex pregnancy situations with a new chapter devoted to the "Placental Correlates of Unanticipated Fetal Death." Experience easier reference with key points and diagnostic pearls at the end of each chapter, and a new appendix on algorithms for the use of biomarkers. Update your cancer assessment skills with the restructured section on pelvic epithelial malignancies, including a new chapter on "Assessing Pelvic Cancer Risk and Intercepting Early Malignancy." Gain the professional insights of new co-editor Dr. Marissa Nucci, an associate professor in pathology at the Harvard Medical School.
In covering the topic of gynecologic and obstetric pathology, this book attempts to carve out its own niche midway between an atlas and a traditional textbook. The gross and microscopic images in this atlas are presented exclusively in color, and are supplemented by pertinent clinical information and discussions of differential diagnostic considerations. When deemed appropriate, images of immunohistochemical and special stains are included. To further enhance their visual appeal and the overall learning experience, many images in this book are presented with annotations and/or in composite form, and selected images have been enlarged. This image-intensive textbook also includes numerous Pap smear images and cytologic-histologic correlations. In addition to coverage of pathology of the organs of the female genital tract, brief overviews of the normal histology of these sites are provided as necessary background information. Separate chapters are also devoted to placental and peritoneal pathology. There is an emphasis on diagnostic-related issues pertaining to common lesions and their variants, although classic forms of rare lesions are also presented. In selected instances, recommendations on the processing of gross pathology specimens, discussions regarding the optimal approach for intraoperative consultations, and recommendations on the phrasing of key portions of pathology reports are provided. The 10 chapters of this book are organized by site, and the beginning of each chapter lists the entities discussed and their corresponding page numbers.
Rapidly and accurately identify gynecologic tumors and related lesions with the updated Atlas of Gynecologic Surgical Pathology. Complete with hundreds of stunning photographs and now available with online access, this visually dynamic medical reference book provides you with the know-how you need to perform state-of-the-art gynecologic diagnoses, right at your own microscope. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Quickly and effortlessly find the essential information you need with summary tables, charts, and boxes throughout the text. Expedite reference with a consistent approach to every entity discussed, including definitions, clinical features, gross features, microscopic features, and differential diagnoses. Avoid diagnostic errors with comprehensive coverage of commonly encountered pitfalls. Overcome today's toughest diagnostic challenges with guidance from internationally recognized experts in gynecologic pathology. Stay completely current on the newest disease entities and updated classification schemes, and take advantage of nearly 1,000 brand-new references. Ensure diagnostic accuracy and gain absolute visual clarity with the addition of 100 images. Remain at the forefront of the most recently developed diagnostic methods, such as immunohistochemical diagnosis for malignant lesions and differential diagnosis of neoplastic and pseudoneoplastic lesions. Access the complete contents online at Expert Consult.
Get guidance on evaluation, diagnosis, and management of a wide range of obstetric and gynecologic disorders from the most comprehensive and concise reference on the subject. The 5th Edition of this popular and practical resource features additional clinical photos and material on vaccination and disease prevention. The full-color design with illustrations and photographs complement the text. Access the full text online, along with an additional image gallery, case studies, and online note-taking via Student Consult for a better learning experience. Features a full-color design and images for a visually accessible guide that easily correlates to actual clinical experience. Delivers must-know information efficiently and effectively through a concise, clear writing style. Features a chapter on vaccination and disease prevention and origin for increased clinical focus and utility. Incorporates more clinical photographs for a clearer visual presentation of clinical applications. Reflects changes in the APGO/CREOG objectives through updated content.
This text provides a comprehensive review for practicing pathologists to understand the molecular biology, diagnostics, and predictive markers and implications for therapy of uterine cancer. While molecular based therapeutic strategies for uterine cancer are not as well developed as for some other organ sites, these are the most common gynecologic malignancies and there have been many important recent developments that are discussed in this volume. Comprehensive chapters address essential information about endometrial carcinoma, uterine mesenchymal tumors, and cervical carcinoma and include the pathogenesis of carcinoma and discuss molecular based classification, biomarkers, therapy, prevention, and hereditary cancers of the uterus. Precision Molecular Pathology of Uterine Cancer is a unique and one of a kind resource for practicing pathologists, pathologists in training and gynecologists.
Fully revised and updated, Burghardts landmark text on colposcopy and cervical pathology once again sets a new standard in the field. It offers specialists complete instruction in colposcopic procedures, as well as the histopathologic background needed to reach an accurate diagnosis. From equipment and techniques, to detection of normal and abnormal findings, to differential diagnosis and therapeutic guidelines, this book is unrivalled in the literature. It is indispensable for all physicians who perform colposcopy in everyday practice. Special features of the fourth edition: More than 400 oversized, high-quality colposcopic photographs depicting a wide range of common and rare conditions with astounding visual clarity Updated information on the central role of the human papillomavirus in cervical cancer and HPV vaccines to prevent it New chapters on colposcopy of the vulva, vagina, and perianal region and the common etiology of lesions at these sites Current international guidelines and updated nomenclature based on the 14th World Congress of the International Federation for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (IFCPC) and the 2014 WHO Classification of Tumors of Female Reproductive Organs The combined expertise of authors trained in both clinical gynecology and histopathology in one unique, didactic atlas Focusing throughout on the integrated presentation of colposcopic findings with their underlying pathology, this book offers a full understanding of morphologic appearance and clinical diagnosis. It is essential for gynecologists and obstetricians, gynecologic oncologists, pathologists, residents, fellows, trainees, and other physicians working toward the prevention, early detection, and the best possible treatment outcomes in cervical carcinoma.
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. This concise and complete resource is today’s indispensable guide to the effective use of immunohistochemical diagnosis. Discusses diagnostic pitfalls through immunohistologic differential diagnosis wherever appropriate so you can provide the most accurate diagnoses. Presents chapters arranged by organ system for comprehensive coverage of all relevant information in a convenient and intuitive organization. Provides quick reference graphs for antibodies throughout the text that illustrate the frequency of immunostaining for a variety of antibodies in tumors. Includes Key Diagnostic Points boxes in every chapter for a quick summary of text areas that are of particular importance. Features an expert author for each chapter to ensure coverage of the current state of the art.
Rare gynecological cancers kill all too commonly Gynecological cancer is a frightening prospect for women. It isterrifying also for physicians who need, but often can’tfind, guidance on how to investigate and appropriately treat thetumors. Rare cancers provide greater challenges as information canbe harder to find and more difficult to verify. Rare Gynecologic Cancers: Diagnosis and Management bringstogether all you need to know on these life-threatening diseases.Straightforward summaries of pathophysiologic processes lead to theinvestigations that will improve your diagnostic accuracy. Thisprovides the basis for you to identify effective treatmentstrategies for your patients. Written by a world-leading team ofEditors and Authors and covering cancers of the • Ovaries • Uterus • Vulva • Vagina • Cervix Rare Gynecologic Cancers: Diagnosis and Management willguide you to the best life-saving treatment for your patients.
This is an essential guide to gynaecological and obstetric histopathology for MRCOG candidates.
A key tool in the fight against cervical cancer, colposcopy has today become a standard gynecologic technique and a must-know area for specialists. Now updated in a third edition, this landmark reference gives you complete instruction in colposcopic procedures, together with the histopathologic background you need to reach an accurate diagnosis. The new edition features more than 500 photographs and illustrations - including 100 images appearing for the first time - as well as new sections on vulvar colposcopy and pathology, papillomavirus infections, loop excisional procedures, and advances in instrumentation. The definitive text in the field, Colposcopy begins with histologic principles and coverage of equipment, training, and examination techniques. It then provides full information on normal and abnormal colposcopic findings and guidelines for differential diagnosis and treatment. Comprehensive and wide-ranging, Colposcopy shows you how to: Make routine exams more effective and accurate through the use of colposcopic screening Conduct an examination with colposcopy and document your results Identify the histologic processes that underlie colposcopic findings Reach the right differential diagnosis and determine the best method of treatment Use colposcopy to detect abnormalities not revealed through standard screening techniques Fully illustrated and based on decades of experience, Colposcopyis an essential resource for anyone performing cervical examinations.
Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynaecology The perfect clinical companion; fully revised and updated for this new edition. Concise Evidence-based Focussed on the core curriculum Comprehensive coverage sign-posted by clear, consistent headings, from definition, aetiology, pathophysiology, history taking, general advice, clinical features, investigations, management, treatment, prognosis and assessment to risk factors and differential diagnoses. Includes self-assessment, emergency procedures and normal values. The perfect clinical companion; fully revised and updated for this new edition. Concise Evidence-based Focussed on the core curriculum Comprehensive coverage sign-posted by clear, consistent headings, from definition, aetiology, pathophysiology, history taking, general advice, clinical features, investigations, management, treatment, prognosis and assessment to risk factors and differential diagnoses. Includes self-assessment, emergency procedures and normal values.
A highly illustrated, user-friendly, practical introduction to gynaecological ultrasound.
This book aims to promote awareness of and highlight the screening modalities and various treatment options available for the management of cervical pre-invasive lesions. Cervical cancer is the leading cause of malignancy among women worldwide, and deaths due to cervical cancer represent a global health problem. Yet the risk of cervical malignancy can be decreased substantially if the premalignant conditions of the cervix are recognized and treated in a timely manner. Colposcopy is the gold standard for the diagnosis of cervical dysplasia. Accordingly, the book details the fundamentals of colposcopy and colposcopic assessment of the normal and abnormal cervix. With preventive oncology taking front stage, colposcopy has become one of the most important diagnostic tools available. With chapters contributed by respected experts in this field, the book offers vital insights into colposcopy and an essential guide to comprehensive strategies for the early detection of cervical cancer. The main text is complemented by ample illustrations for clarity and a better understanding of the subject. Case discussions on various clinical scenarios will further ensure good clinical practices, which will in turn translate into reduced risk of cervical cancer.
This new volume in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology Series is a highly practical and easy-to-use medical reference book for effectively approaching intraoperative consultations. Ideal for practicing pathologists and their surgical colleagues, it describes the most efficient way to handle specimens, how to focus on the differential diagnosis, and the best methods for reporting findings. Take an integrated approach to intraoperative consultation with chapters that have been coauthored by both pathologists and surgeons. Grasp today's most up-to-date information for the pathologist and surgical team with a templated format that includes techniques of specimen collection, differential diagnosis, additional ancillary studies, terminology, and proper reporting. Effectively perform frozen sections with help from high-quality color illustrations, photomicrographs, and gross photography. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.