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Comprehensive Cytopathology, 4th Edition

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In the newly updated edition of Comprehensive Cytopathology, a team of international experts provides criteria and techniques in diagnosis, testing, and new insights in cytology. This accessible guide to diagnostic investigation and screening is ideal for daily laboratory use, taking a systematic approach to helping you understand major diagnostic criteria as well as the pitfalls and limitations of cytology.

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New to This Edition

    • Remain at the forefront of your field. Content has been fully revised and updated to include over 1800 full-color images and 2 new chapters: The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology, and Digital Pathology. Five Chapters - Benign Proliferative Reactions, Intraepithelial Neoplasia, Invasive Carcinoma; Central Nervous System; Eye; Pancreas; and HPV - have new, original texts.
    • Access expanded coverage of immunocytochemistry and molecular techniques in cytology, as well as digital pathology and its applications to telecytology (including CAP requirements).
    • Equip yourself to handle any situation with guidance on diagnoses in cytology of all body sites (including the female genital tract); fine-needle aspiration of various organs; and special techniques.
    • Offer your patients a definitive diagnosis with updated coverage on molecular testing, as well as the most current concepts, data and references.
    • View entire cytology slides at various magnifications! Ninety-three virtual microscope images have been added to the eBook and site, as have 7 brand-new videos demonstrating specific imaging techniques in cytopathology.
    • Understand the diagnostic aspects of cytology in both benign and malignant conditions in the various body sites and organs.
    • Compare and contrast various diagnoses with help from Key Features boxes for numerous diagnostic entities.
    • Stay on top of latest guidelines for cervical cancer screening and The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology.

Key Features

    • Quickly find the answers you need through a consistent chapter structure.
    • Realize every possibility. Appropriate histopathological correlations and a consideration of the possible differential diagnosis accompany the cytological findings.

Published Reviews

    “Sets a new standard of excellence for cytopathology texts.”-Human Pathology, review of previous edition

    ""Strengths of the book are in basic science, new developments and specimen handling- it includes the whole specimen pathway and not just microscopy." The Bulletin, July 2009

    "The latest edition of this book is always in use by our trainees and cytology staff. A most helpful up to date reference book."

    Dr David Poller MD FRCPath, Consultant Pathologist & Reader in Pathology, Aug 14


Author Information

    By Marluce Bibbo, MD, ScD, FIAC, The Warren R. Lang Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA Professor and David Wilbur, MD, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Associate Professor of Pathology Harvard Medical School; Director Cytopathology Massachusetts General Hospital

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Comprehensive Cytopathology, 4th Edition
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  • Expert Consult
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  • 992 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 3/4 X 11 1/16 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-5195-2
  • Copyright: 2015