Understanding Pulmonary Pathology: Applying Pathological Findings in Therapeutic Decision Making

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Understanding Pulmonary Pathology: Applying Pathological Findings in Therapeutic Decision Making provides a much needed reference tool for pathologists, practicing pulmonologists, and pulmonologist researchers. The unique approach to pulmonary pathology combines the multi-perspective views of the author who was trained formally as both a pulmonologist and as a pathologist.

The book addresses what is often lost in translation when conveying the experience of pulmonary pathology in practicing pulmonary medicine. This important tool conveys detailed information concerning the anatomic basis of disease to those oriented towards thinking about diseases physiologically, providing the opportunity for optimal diagnosis, treatment of patients, and advancement of research.

  • Bridges the knowledge gap between the pathologist, practicing pulmonologist, and pulmonologist researcher
  • Contains a one-of-a-kind index that lists pathological terms and describes how they relate to disease diagnosis and impact pulmonary function
  • Includes the current international guidelines with a critical analysis of how pathology is reflected within them
  • Provides full-color, microscopic pictures on referenced topics
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About the author

Dr. Kradin began his medical career at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He then went on to complete residencies at both Massachusetts General Hospital and Pennsylvania Hospital. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine as well as being certified in Anatomic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology.

Dr. Kradin has a number of clinical interests including Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Interstitial Lung Disease, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Pulmonary Immunology.

He also holds an Associate Professor position of Pathology at Harvard Medical School. There, he has been a director of a course on current concepts in asbestos related pulmonary disease. Dr. Kradin is also an Associate Pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Immunopathology Unit. His techniques include tissue culture and immunocytochemistry, flow cytometry, Northern blotting and immunocytochemistry. Dr. Kradin has authored and co-authored a number of scholarly articles including "Complete pulmonary venous occlusion after radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation" which was published in the Annals of Thoracic Surgery in January 2009. He also co-authored "Nodular amiodarone lung disease" published in the American Journal of Surgical Pathology in November of 2008.

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Publisher
Academic Press
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Published on
Oct 14, 2016
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Pages
356
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ISBN
9780128014462
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Immunology
Medical / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine
Science / Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology
Science / Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology
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