Part of the popular Biopsy Interpretation Series, the second edition of Biopsy Interpretation of Soft Tissue Tumors provides an easy-to-follow, practical approach to the interpretation of soft tissue biopsies, including open and percutaneous core needle biopsies. Covering both common and rare soft tissue tumors, this up-to-date bench reference parallels the diagnostic process, detailing key differential diagnostic features of specific tumors using morphologic, immunohistochemical, ultrastructural, and genetic data. A pattern-based approach ensures that you can quickly find the information you need, in the format most useful to everyday practice.
Stay up to date with what's new in soft tissue pathology with coverage of the many recent advances in immunohistochemistry and discoveries of underlying molecular events.Clearly visualize the diagnostic challenges you face with more than 300 full-color, high-quality images in print, and over 1,400 more online.Focus on differential diagnosis with numerous tables of specific morphologic features and use of immunohistochemical panels.See the complete picture, including relevant clinical and management points impacted by the pathologic diagnosis, and updated literature that includes new entities and references.Test your knowledge online with 50 multiple-choice questions ideal for self-assessment.Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:Complete content with enhanced navigationPowerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the webCross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigationHighlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the textAbility to take and share notes with friends and colleaguesQuick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Number of pages: 606
Weight: 1066 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 28 mm
Edition: 2nd edition
'extensively illustrated and the quality of most of the microscopic images is excellent'
'concise and to the point, easy to read and understand, and very well organized'
'Tables summarizing the most salient features nicely complement the text.'
'an excellent, quick reference guide to soft tissue tumors and a must have alongside every microscope.'
-Doodys Publishers' Club, Friday, December 17, 2015
'skilfully crafted and aesthetically pleasing book is written in a clear, succinct and unambiguous manner and covers a prodigious range of soft tissue tumours'
'the guidelines outlining the criteria of malignancy for selected tumours such as solitary fibrous tumours, neurofibromas, granular cell tumours extremely clear and useful as incipient malignant transformation in such tumours can be subtle and may give rise to diagnostic difficulties'
'Quick reference tables outlining diagnostic criteria and differential diagnosis generously supplement the text in all chapters'
'online version boasts a userfriendly interface offering access to the full text and an extensive array of high resolution digital images including and supplementing the aforementioned book illustrations.'
'this superbly written book is simultaneously compendious and encyclopaedic; a titanic task which is beautifully executed.'
'I would strongly recommend this book and feel that it should grace the shelves of every department dealing with any number of soft tissue specimens.'
-Kalimuthu SN. J Clin Pathol Published Online, First: [October 28, 2015] doi:10.1136/jclinpath-2015-203473
'both common and uncommon ones [soft tissue tumors] are covered.'
'authors are foremost soft tissue pathologists who practice on either side of the Atlantic'
'Readers will benefit from countless diagnostic tips such as "nuclear atypia should raise concern for sarcoma" in nodular fasciitis, "the collagen contains artifactual linear cracks" in solitary fibrous tumor, and "honeycomb type extension into adipose tissue" as a clue to dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans'
'Diagnostic advice is liberally dispensed'
'Online interactive companion site...offers complete downloadable content, enriched navigation with text search, cross-links, reference tabbing, and more than 1,400 additional full-color images'
Syed A. Hoda, MD, Esther Cheng, DO, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, Am J Clin Pathol 2016;145:286
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