Atlas of Hematopathology: Morphology, Immunophenotype, Cytogenetics, and Molecular Approaches

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As the definitive diagnostic atlas of the diseases of the hematopoietic system, the Atlas of Hematopathology appeals to a wide range of people who are being trained in a variety of medical fields or practicing as non-hematopathologists, and therefore, are looking for a book which can provide information in a clear, focused format, with no excessive text or details. The atlas offers effective guidance in evaluating specimens from the lymph nodes, bone marrow, spleen, and peripheral blood, enabling clinicians to deliver more accurate and actionable pathology reports. Practicing physicians and those in pathology and hematology training also gain a better understanding of the nature of hematologic disorders and improve their diagnostic skills along the way.

Taking a unique multi-disciplinary approach, the book covers conventional histopathology and cytopathology, as well as all important complementary diagnostic tests, such as immunophenotyping (immunohistochemical stains and flow cytometry), karyotyping, FISH and DNA/molecular studies. It offers concise textual and extensive visual coverage of both neoplastic and non-neoplastic hematology disorders, with the neoplastic hematology sections presented according to the most recent WHO classifications. There is also an introduction to the normal structures of hematopoietic tissues and the various multidisciplinary techniques.

The atlas contains more than 900 high-quality color images that mirror the findings that fellows and clinicians encounter in practice. It provides information in a quick, simple and user-friendly manner, attracting those who are in training or are not considered experts in the field. Residents, fellows, practicing clinicians, and researchers in pathology, hematology, hematology/oncology, as well as graduate students in pathology and other clinicians workings in clinical hematology laboratories will all find it useful.

  • Saves clinicians and researchers time in quickly accessing the very latest details on the diverse clinical and scientific aspects of hematopathology, as opposed to searching through thousands of journal articles
  • For clinicians, fellows, and residents, correct diagnosis (and therefore correct treatment) of diseases depends on a strong understanding of the molecular basis for the disease – hematologists, pathologists, oncologists, and other clinicians will benefit from this clear, focused, annotated format
  • Companion web site features over 900 images from the book!

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About the author

Dr. Faramarz Naeim is Professor Emeritus of Pathology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA. He graduated from Tehran University School of Medicine and received his training in Pathology at Mallory Institute of Pathology, Boston City Hospital and Department of Pathology at UCLA School of Medicine. He has provided clinical services as a hematopathologist for 43 years, 30 years at UCLA, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and 13 years at VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Dr. Naeim has published several books and book chapters in hematopathology and numerous articles in peer review journals.

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Publisher
Academic Press
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Published on
Dec 31, 2012
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Pages
756
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ISBN
9780123851840
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Hematology
Medical / Oncology
Medical / Pathology
Science / Life Sciences / Biology
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This content is DRM protected.
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Featuring a new structure and including new chapters, the third edition updates all content and presents considerable expansion on many topics, including:

Metaphase cytogenetic and FISH

Flow cytometry (overview and detailed analysis of specific tumors)

Acute myeloid leukemia and new classification schemes

MDS, AML, and B- and T-cell lymphoproliferations

Abnormal patterns in the lymph node and bone marrow with detail differential diagnosis based on histologic features and cellular composition

Detailed differential diagnosis based on the expression of broad list of antigenic markers (flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry)

Extranodal lymphomas

Diagnosis of MDS and myeloproliferative neoplasm and their differential diagnosis based on the morphologic, flow cytometric, and chromosomal features

The book also provides expanded differential diagnosis of the most common as well as most difficult and rare entities, including morphologic, immunophenotypic, and karyotypic/molecular features. This edition includes updated algorithms for most common diagnoses as well as several new algorithms. The majority of figures have been revised and are in full color.

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