Dependable, current, and complete, Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, 9th Edition is the perennially best-selling text that you’ll use long after your medical student days are behind you. A world-class author team headed by Drs. Vinay Kumar, Abul Abbas, and Jon Aster, delivers the latest, most essential pathology knowledge in a readable, interesting manner, ensuring optimal understanding of the latest basic science and clinical content. High-quality photographs and full-color illustrations highlight new information in molecular biology, disease classifications, new drugs and drug therapies, and much more.
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Table of Contents
General Pathology 1. Cellular Responses to Stress and Toxic Insults: Adaptation, Injury, and Death 2. Acute and Chronic Inflammation 3. Tissue Renewal, Repair, and Regeneration 4. Hemodynamic Disorders, Thromboembolic Disease, and Shock 5. Genetic Disorders 6. Diseases of the Immune System 7. Neoplasia 8. Infectious Diseases 9. Environmental and Nutritional Diseases 10. Diseases of Infancy and Childhood
Systemic Pathology: Diseases of Organ Systems 11. Blood Vessels 12. The Heart 13. Diseases of White Blood Cells, Lymph Nodes, Spleen, and Thymus 14. Red Blood Cell and Bleeding Disorders 15. The Lung 16. Head and Neck 17. The Gastrointestinal Tract 18. Liver and Biliary Tract 19. The Pancreas 20. The Kidney 21. The Lower Urinary Tract and Male Genital System 22. The Female Genital Tract 23. The Breast 24. The Endocrine System 25. The Skin 26. Bones, Joints, and Soft Tissue Tumors 27. Peripheral Nerve and Skeletal Muscle 28. The Central Nervous System 29. The Eye