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Diagnostic Pathology: Placenta, 3rd Edition

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By Amy Heerema-McKenney, MD, Edwina J. Popek, DO and Monique E. De Paepe, MD, MSc
This expert volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series is an excellent point-of-care resource for practitioners at all levels of experience and training. Covering all aspects of placental pathology and the critical role the placenta plays in the uniqu ...view more
This expert volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series is an excellent point-of-care resource for practitioners at all levels of experience and training. Covering all aspects of placental pathology and the critical role the placenta plays in the unique interface between mother and fetus, this volume incorporates the most up-to-date scientific and technical knowledge to provide a comprehensive overview of all key issues relevant to today’s practice. Richly illustrated and easy to use, the third edition of Diagnostic Pathology: Placenta is a visually stunning, one-stop resource for every practicing pathologist, fellow, resident, or student as an ideal day-to-day reference or as a reliable training resource, and is useful to even the most experienced placental pathologist for diagnostic criteria, grading, and relevance of placental tissue samples.
ISBN :
9780443116544
Publication Date :
20-06-2024
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This expert volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series is an excellent point-of-care resource for practitioners at all levels of experience and training. Covering all aspects of placental pathology and the critical role the placenta plays in the unique interface between mother and fetus, this volume incorporates the most up-to-date scientific and technical knowledge to provide a comprehensive overview of all key issues relevant to today’s practice. Richly illustrated and easy to use, the third edition of Diagnostic Pathology: Placenta is a visually stunning, one-stop resource for every practicing pathologist, fellow, resident, or student as an ideal day-to-day reference or as a reliable training resource, and is useful to even the most experienced placental pathologist for diagnostic criteria, grading, and relevance of placental tissue samples.

Key Features
  • Covers all areas of placental pathology, with clear and concise information on gross and microscopic changes of the placenta, common diagnoses, and placental evaluation in special circumstances
  • Provides expert guidance on key topics such as maternal mortality, gestational trophoblastic disease, placental pathology constellations, and typical clinical correlates; pregnancy complications such as preeclampsia, intrauterine growth restriction, and multiple gestation; and the pathology of disorders of placental implantation and the postpartum hysterectomy
  • Includes detailed, up-to-date information on maternal COVID-19 and placental pathology, including SARS-CoV-2 placentitis, and new chapters on fetal hydrops, common placental associations with stillbirth, second trimester demise, and more
  • Contains significantly updated information throughout, including new content, images, and references to reflect the most current diagnoses and provide ease for daily case sign-out
  • Features nearly 1,700 images both in print and online, including histology and gross pathology images, full-color medical illustrations, clinical photographs, radiology images, and online video content (including quick tutorials on key pathologic diagnoses) to help practicing and in-training pathologists reach a confident diagnosis
  • Employs consistently templated chapters, bulleted content, key facts, annotated images, reference tables for placental evaluation, sample templates for gross and microscopic placental description, and an extensive index for quick, expert reference at the point of care
  • Includes an eBook version that that provides you access to all text, figures, and references with the ability to search and customize your content, have it read aloud, and make notes and highlights. Any additional digital ancillary content may publish up to 6 weeks following the publication date.

Author Information
By Amy Heerema-McKenney, MD, Director of Perinatal Pathology, Robert J. Tomsich Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio; Edwina J. Popek, DO, Professor Emeritus of Pathology, Immunology and Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital Pavilion for Women in Houston, Texas and Monique E. De Paepe, MD, MSc, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Women and Infants Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island