The updated edition of Surgical Pathology of the GI Tract, Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas is designed to act as a one-stop medical reference book for the entire gastrointestinal system, providing exhaustive coverage and equipping you with all of the necessary tools to make a comprehensive diagnostic workup. You'll access thousands of high-quality illustrations and eight brand-new chapters, so you can recognize and diagnose any pathological slide you encounter.
- Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. - Make a comprehensive diagnostic workup with data from ancillary techniques and molecular findings whenever appropriate. - Effectively grasp complex topics and streamline decision-making by using extensive tables, graphs, and flowcharts. - Avoid diagnostic errors thanks to practical advice on pitfalls in differential diagnosis. - Navigate the book quickly with a "road map" featured at the beginning of each chapter. - Provide the clinician with the most accurate and up-to-date diagnostic and prognostic indicators, including key molecular aspects of tumor pathology, with access to the latest classification and staging systems available. - Evaluate diagnostically challenging cases using diagnostic algorithms.
New to This Edition
- Stay abreast of the latest advances with eight new chapters: - Autoimmune Disorders of the GI Tract; Drug Induced Disorders of the GI Tract; Molecular Diagnostics of Tubal Gut Neoplasms; Molecular Diagnostics of the Gallbladder, Extrahepatic Biliary Tree, and Pancreatic Tumors; Tumors of the Ampulla; Molecular Diagnostics of Hepatocellular Neoplasms; Approach to the Liver Biopsy, and Approach to Gastrointestinal Tract Biopsies. - Remain at the forefront of your field with coverage of new molecular and genetic markers in GI neoplasms; updated knowledge on liver and biliary tree pathology; and expanded information on tumors of the ampulla. - Recognize and diagnose any tissue sample under the microscope with help from over 3000 high-quality color illustrations.
Table of Contents
Part I: Gastrointestinal Tract
Section 1: General Pathology of the Gastrointestinal Tract 1. Gastrointestinal tract endoscopic and tissue processing techniques and normal histology 2. Screening and surveillance guidelines in gastroenterology 3. Diagnostic cytology of the gastrointestinal tract 4. Infectious disorders of the gastrointestinal tract 5. Manifestations of immunodeficiency in the gastrointestinal tract 6. Systemic illnesses involving the gastrointestinal tract 7. Neuromuscular disorders of the gastrointestinal tract 8. Congenital and developmental disorders of the gastrointestinal tract 9. Enteropathies Associated with Chronic Diarrhea and Malabsorption in Childhood 10. Vascular disorders of the gastrointestinal tract 11. Autoimmune disorders of the gastrointestinal tract 12. Drug-induced disorders of the gastrointestinal tract
Section 2: Inflammatory Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract 13. Algorhythmic approach to interpretation of tubal gut biopsies 14. Inflammatory disorders of the esophagus 15. Inflammatory disorders of the stomach 16. Inflammatory disorders of the small intestine 17. Inflammatory disorders of the large intestine 18. Inflammatory disorders of the appendix
Section 3: Polyps of the Gastrointestinal Tract 19. Polyps of the esophagus 20. Polyps of the stomach 21. Polyps of the small intestine 22. Polyps of the large intestine
Section 4: Epithelial Neoplasms of the Gastrointestinal Tract 23. Molecular diagnostics of tubal gut neoplasms 24. Epithelial neoplasms of the esophagus 25. Epithelial neoplasms of the stomach 26. Epithelial neoplasms of the small intestine 27. Epithelial neoplasms of the large intestine 28. Epithelial neoplasms of the appendix 29. Neuroendocrine tumors of the gastrointestinal tract
Section 5: Non-epithelial Neoplasms of the Gastrointestinal Tract 30. Mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract 31. Lymphoid tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, hepatobiliary tree and pancreas
Section 6: Anal Pathology 32. Inflammatory and neoplastic disorders of the anal canal
Part II: Gallbladder, Extrahepatic Biliary Tract and Pancreas
33. Molecular diagnostics of the gallbladder, extrahepatic biliary tree and pancreatic tumors 34. Gallbladder, extrahepatic biliary tract and pancreas tissue processing techniques and normal histology 35. Diagnostic cytology of the biliary tract and pancreas 36. Developmental disorders of the gallbladder, extrahepatic biliary tract and pancreas 37. Infectious and inflammatory disorders of the gallbladder and extrahepatic biliary tract 38. Benign and malignant tumors of the gallbladder and extrahepatic biliary tract 39. Inflammatory, infectious and other non-neoplastic disorders of the pancreas 40. Tumors of the pancreas 41. Tumors of the ampulla
Part III: Liver
42. Molecular Pathogenesis and Diagnostics of Hepatocellular Tumors 43. Liver tissue processing and normal histology 44. Approach to the liver biopsy 45. Diagnostic cytology of the liver 46. Acute and chronic infectious hepatitis 47. Autoimmune and chronic cholestatic disorders of the liver 48. Toxic and drug-induced disorders of the liver 49. Fatty liver disease 50. Cirrhosis 51. Vascular disorders of the liver 52. Pathology of liver and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation 53. Liver pathology in pregnancy 54. Pediatric liver disease and inherited metabolic and developmental disorders of the pediatric and adult liver 55. Benign and malignant tumors of the liver