Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, this updated volume by Dr. Susan Lester is uniquely organized according to the specific questions from surgeons that a pathologist needs to address during time-limited intraoperative consultations. Concise, focused chapters, supported by tables, diagrams, radiographs, and photographs, provide the essential information needed for optimal intraoperative diagnosis. A new feature of the 2nd edition is video instruction for frozen-section techniques.
Separate chapters cover more than 60 questions posed by surgeons during intraoperative consultations, in addition to general introductory and methods chapters
More than 1,700 outstanding images
Time-saving reference features include bulleted text, tables of diagnostic criteria, annotated images, and an extensive index
Thoroughly updated content in every chapter includes new criteria for diagnosis (e.g., limiting surgery for some types of lung lesions), more information on gross evaluation of specimens, and additional photographs for many diagnoses
New chapters?include new techniques, such as image-guided lung resections, finding and safely handling radioactive seeds for breast biopsies,?tissue banking techniques, nipple margin evaluation for nipple-sparing mastectomy, and evaluation of specimens from patients with epilepsy
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Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Number of pages: 500
Dimensions: 281 x 222 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
"This update is a tremendously practical book for any surgical pathologist or pathologist-in-training and has use both as a scope-side reference and as a review for those preparing to rotate on to a frozen section service...Because it is focused in scope and execution, this book stands out as an exceptional volume in the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series and is strongly recommended as an addition to any personal or departmental library." Reviewed by Alex Taylor, MD (University of Michigan Medical School) Doody's Score: 100, 5 Stars!