Practical Hepatic Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach , 2nd Edition

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By Romil Saxena, MD, FRCPath
ISBN
9780323428736
Publication Date
31-03-2017
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  • Superb, high-quality, full-color images illustrate pathognomonic features and common variations.
  • Features comprehensive information on major adult and childhood liver diseases, hepatic neoplasms and pre-neoplastic nodules, including clinical features, laboratory tests, imaging findings and differential diagnosis.
  • Coverage of the clinical aspects of liver transplantation allows you to understand the pathology and practice of this procedure.

A volume in the popular Pattern Recognition Series, Practical Hepatic Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach features completely updated and reorganized content, resulting in a truly practical guide to understanding liver pathology. Dr. Romil Saxena presents interpretation of liver biopsies according to a pattern-based approach that begins with recognition of the predominant histological pattern of injury, followed by identification of secondary features and appropriate work-up that lead you away from pitfalls to the best diagnosis.


Key Features
  • Unique "visual index" at the beginning of the book references the exact chapter and specific page needed for in-depth diagnostic guidance.
  • Superb, high-quality, full-color images illustrate pathognomonic features and common variations.
  • Features comprehensive information on major adult and childhood liver diseases, hepatic neoplasms and pre-neoplastic nodules, including clinical features, laboratory tests, imaging findings and differential diagnosis.
  • Coverage of the clinical aspects of liver transplantation allows you to understand the pathology and practice of this procedure.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323428736
Author Informaiton By Romil Saxena, MD, FRCPath, Indiana University School of Medicine; Indianapolis, IN
Pp Authortext Saxena
New to this Edition
  • Virtual Microscope provides your own personal set of over 300 liver slides accessible anywhere, any time on your favorite digital device. Navigate around and zoom in and out to savor these exceptionally high quality whole slide images covering everything from the normal liver to rare challenging cases.
  • New section on Evolving Concepts keeps you abreast of new paradigms in liver diseases such as reversal of fibrosis, heterogeneity of cirrhosis, and biphenotypic primary liver cell carcinoma.
  • Reorganized Table of Contents is even more intuitive.
  • Expert Consult eBook version is included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book across digital platforms.
Published Reviews

"Overall,  highly recommended for clinical practice"

"Overall, Dr. Romil Saxena's practical approach to liver pathology is highly recommended for clinical practice, not only for all those confronted daily with liver pathology!" Virchows Archive

Table of Content

SECTION I: BASIC CONCEPTS IN LIVER PATHOLOGY

1 Microscopic Anatomy, Basic Terms, and Elemental Lesions

SECTION II: CLINICAL, LABORATORY, AND RADIOLOGIC FEATURES OF LIVER DISEASE

2 Clinical Features of Liver Disease

3 Laboratory Tests in Liver Disease

4 Investigative Imaging of the Liver

SECTION III: LIVER DISEASES OF CHILDHOOD

5 Liver Diseases of Childhood

SECTION IV: METABOLIC DISEASES OF THE LIVER

6 Medical Genetics and Biochemistry in Diagnosis and Management

7 Histologic Patterns of Metabolic Liver Diseases

8 Liver in Wilson Disease

9 Liver Disease in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

10 Liver Disease in Cystic Fibrosis

11 Liver Disease in Iron Overload

12 Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

SECTION V: INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF THE LIVER

13 Acute Viral Hepatitis

14 Hepatitis B

15 Hepatitis C

16 Chronic Hepatitis: Grading and Staging

17 Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection of the Liver

18 Nonviral Infections of the Liver

SECTION VI: GRANULOMATOUS DISEASES OF THE LIVER

19 Hepatic Granulomas: Differential Diagnosis

20 Hepatic Sarcoidosis

SECTION VII: AUTOIMMUNE HEPATITIS

21 Autoimmune Hepatitis and Overlap Syndromes

SECTION VIII: DRUG- AND TOXIN-INDUCED LIVER INJURY

22 Metabolism of Drugs and Xenobiotics

23 Liver Injury Due to Drugs and Herbal Agents

24 Alcohol-Induced Liver Disease

SECTION IX: DISORDERS OF THE BILE DUCTS, BILE FORMATION, AND SECRETION

25 Fibrocystic Liver Diseases

26 Primary Biliary Cholangitis

27 Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

28 Loss of Intrahepatic Bile Ducts

29A Intrahepatic Cholestasis: Molecular Physiology of Bile Formation and Secretion

29B Intrahepatic Cholestasis: Diseases of Bile Formation and Secretion

 

SECTION X: VASCULAR DISORDERS OF THE LIVER

30 Vascular Disorders of the Liver

SECTION XI: TUMORS AND TUMOR-LIKE LESIONS OF THE LIVER

31 Premalignant and Early Malignant Hepatocellular Lesions in Chronic Hepatitis/Cirrhosis

32 Benign Hepatocellular Tumors

33 Hepatocellular Carcinoma

34 Benign and Malignant Tumors of Bile Ducts

35 Liver Tumors of Childhood

36 Miscellaneous Liver Tumors and Tumor-like Lesions

SECTION XII: LIVER TRANSPLANTATION

37 Clinical Aspects of Liver Transplantation

38 Pathology of Liver Transplantation

 

SECTION XIII: EVOLVING CONCEPTS IN LIVER PATHOLOGY

39 Biphenotypic Primary Liver Carcinoma

40 Regression of Liver Fibrosis: From Myth to Reality

41 Cirrhosis: A Term in Need of a Makeover

E-SBN 9780323442855
Imprint Elsevier
Publication Date 31-03-2017
Pages 726
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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