Robboy's Pathology of the Female Reproductive Tract, 2nd Edition
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Here is the newly revised and thoroughly up-dated second edition of the critically acclaimed Pathology of the Female Reproductive Tract. This lavishly illustrated text provides the surgical pathologist with all of the information necessary to effectively diagnose and confidently sign out gynecologic and obstetric reports. Whilst histopathologic features form the cornerstone of the book’s diagnostic approach it also includes data from ancillary techniques such as immunohistochemistry and cytogenetics as well as the relevant clinical manifestations of gynecologic diseases. The book covers the full range of both common and rare benign and malignant lesions, and all entities are accompanied by well chosen photographs of outstanding quality. Wherever possible, the text is supplemented by summary tables, diagnostic flow charts, and analytic tables in order to facilitate rapid interpretation and accurate diagnosis.
- Covers all benign and malignant disorders of the female genital tract to provide you with a comprehensive resource for use in the reporting room or in formal study.
- Offers a complete visual guide to each tumor or tumor-like lesion to assist you in the recognition and diagnosis of any tissue sample under the microscope with over 2500 high-quality, full-color illustrations.
- Provides expert advice on how to avoid diagnostic errors with practical advice on pitfalls in differential diagnosis.
- Integrates histopathologic features with data from ancillary techniques such as immunohistochemistry and cytogenetics and discussions of the relevant clinical manifestations of gynecological diseases to provide you with the necessary tools to make a comprehensive diagnostic workup.
- Features summary tables, diagnostic flow charts, and analytic tables to facilitate rapid interpretation and accurate diagnosis.
- Approaches definitions, clinical features, gross features, microscopic features, and differential diagnosis consistently and uniformly for quick and easy access to the information you need.
- Readers praise its readability and practicality for both daily and reference use by both the novice and experienced pathologist.
“It is just right for a busy pathologist swamped in his or her daily practice with tons of surgical material.” – Modern Pathology, review of previous edition
“With its striking use of color and its readability, Pathology of the Female Reproductive Tract has created a new niche. It represents a pleasing and relatively detailed exploration of gynecologic pathology with a wealth of information and illustrations for the resident in gynecology or pathology or for the practicing pathologist who would like diagnostic assistance when next confronted with a problematic gynecologic biopsy or resection specimen.” – NEJM, review of previous edition
- Additional use of user-friendly features such as bullet points, diagnostic flowcharts, decision-making algorithms, summary tables, take-home messages. Facilitates information retrieval in the reporting room and in a trainee’s study. Saves the user time and enables more reports to be signed out, topics to be examined.
- Addition of a “road map” at the beginning of each chapter listing the topics that will be covered. Helps the user navigate his/her way through the book and to access the material more quickly and therefore saves valuable time by enabling the user to sign out more reports.
- Latest Classification and Staging systems included for all diseases and disorders of the female genital tract. Helps the pathologist provide the clinician with the most accurate and up-to-date diagnostic and prognostic indicators possible.
- Improved coverage of cytology in the cervical pathology chapters. More cytologic/histologic correlation, additional cytologic images, additional material on cytologic differential diagnosis. The integration of both histology and cytology reflects modern diagnostic practice and mimics the way pathologists actually approach a case in the reporting room.
- Introduction of three new names onto the editorial team. (Drs Mutter, Prat, Bentley) The second edition will benefit from a fresh perspective and will help ensure that the information doesn’t become stale and repetitive.
By Stanley J. Robboy, MD, FCAP, Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Pathology, Chief, Division of Diagnostic Services, Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC; George L. Mutter, MD, Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Division of Women's and Perinatal Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; Jaime Prat, MD, PhD, FRCPath, Professor and Chairman of Pathology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain; Visiting Professor of Pathology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA; Rex Bentley, MD, Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC; Peter Russell, MD, FRCPA, Professor of Pathology and Director, Department of Anatomical Pathology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW, Australia; and Malcolm C. Anderson, FRCPath, FRCOG, Emeritus Consultant Histopathologist, Department of Histopathology, University Hospital, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK