Biopsy Interpretation of the Prostate

Biopsy Interpretation of the Prostate 9780781766968
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Publication Date: Sep 18, 2007
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Edition: Fourth
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The revised Fourth Edition of this highly acclaimed reference is a practical, state-of-the-art, superbly illustrated guide to the evaluation and clinical correlates of prostate biopsy findings. This edition features expanded coverage of mimickers of prostate cancer, a new chapter on immunohistochemistry and molecular techniques, a major update to the Gleason grading system, new information on histologic changes following radiation therapy, and an expanded section on tumors of specialized prostatic stroma. The book contains nearly 300 full-color illustrations.

A companion online image bank provides over 1,800 full-color images of specimens at various magnifications, plus a question-and-answer review of prostate pathology.

Features

--Focuses on practical, need-to-know information about diagnosis and prognosis of prostate cancer
--Reflects rapidly changing knowledge of prostate pathology and its clinical correlates
--Covers gross anatomy and histology of the prostate, techniques for sampling and processing of biopsies, and clinical correlates of biopsy findings
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FOURTH EDITION HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Expanded coverage of mimickers of prostate cancer
  • New chapter on immunohistochemistry and molecular techniques
  • Major update to the Gleason grading system, based on results of recent consensus conference
  • New information on histologic changes following radiation therapy
  • Significant expansion of section on tumors of specialized prostatic stroma
  • All 296 book illustrations are in full color

About the Author(s)

  • Jonathan I Epstein 
  •  Professor of Pathology, Urology and OncologyThe Reinhard Professor of Urological PathologyDirector of Surgical PathologyThe Johns Hopkins Medical InstitutionsBaltimore, MD&l

  • George J Netto MD
  • Professor of Pathology, Urology and OncologyDirector of Surgical Pathology Molecular DiagnosticsJohns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD

Specs

  • Edition: Fourth
  • Product Format: Hardbound
  • ISBN: 9780781766968
  • Trim Size: 6.125 x 9.125
  • Pages: 368
  • Pub Date: Sep 18, 2007
  • Weight: 2.0

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Table of contents

Clinical Correlates with Biopsy

Needle Biopsy Technique

Gross Anatomy and Normal Histology

Inflammatory Conditions

Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia and Its Mimickers

Diagnosis of Limited Adenocarcinoma

Mimickers of Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate

Reporting Cancer: Influence on Prognosis and Treatment

Grading of Prostatic Adenocarcinomas

Findings of Atypical Glands Suspicious for Cancer

Prostatic Duct Adenocarcinoma

Neuroendocrine Differentiation in the Benign and Malignant Prostate

Mucinous Differentiation in the Benign and Malignant Prostate

Benign and Malignant Prostate Following Treatment

Urothelial Carcinoma

Mesenchymal Tumors and Tumor-Like Conditions

Miscellaneous Benign and Malignant Lesions

Prostatic Urethral Lesions

Emerging Biomarkers for Detection and Management of Prostate Carcinoma

Appendix: Macros