Save time identifying and diagnosing diseases of the lung, mediastinum and heart with Thoracic Pathology, a volume in the Highy Yield Pathology series. Edited by noted pathologist Dr. Aliya Husain, this medical reference book is designed to help you review the key pathologic features of a full range of thoracic diseases, recognize the classic look of typical specimens, and quickly confirm your diagnoses for more than 400 discreet entities found in the lung, mediastinum, and heart.
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Primary Mediastinal (Thymic) Large B-Cell Lymphoma (PMLBCL)
Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma of Mediastinum
Myeloid Sarcoma (MS)
Mediastinal Castleman Disease (CD)
Follicular Dendritic Cell (FDC) Sarcoma
V. HEART AND VESSELS
A. Normal Heart
B. Congenital Heart Disease
Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS)
Tetralogy of Fallot
C. Valvular Diseases
Degenerative Valvular Disease
Bicuspid Aortic Valve (BAV)
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Nonbacterial Thrombotic Endocarditis (NBTE)
Rheumatic Heart Disease
Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD)
D. Myocardial Diseases
Giant Cell Myocarditis
Cardiac Amyloidosis (Amyloid Cardiomyopathy)
Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia/Cardiomyopathy
Hypertensive Heart Disease
E. Ischemic Heart Disease
Myocardial Infarction (MI)
F. Heart Transplantation
Heart Transplantation: Introduction
Antibody Mediated Rejection of the Heart
Acute Cellular Rejection of the Heart
Chronic Rejection of the Heart (Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy)
Opportunistic Cardiac Infections
H. Tumors of the heart
Lipomatous Hypertrophy of the Interatrial Septum
Angiosarcoma of the Heart
Synovial Sarcoma of the Heart
Rare Cardiac sarcomas
Primary Cardiac Lymphoma (PCL)
I. Diseases of Vessels
Thoracic Aortic aneurysm
Giant Cell Arteritis
By Aliya Husain, MD, Professor of Pathology, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois
276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
Please allow 3 - 4 weeks for delivery.
"This is a very useful book for surgical pathologists or pathology residents. It is intended to be a quick reference with numerous useful photomicrographs. This book serves this purpose well and would be a practical addition to a pathologist's library." - Natalie M Webster, MD(University of Kansas Medical Center)