Muscle Biopsy: A Practical Approach, 4th Edition
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"Overall, this is a well written and comprehensive textbook of muscle pathology that will be of invaluable assistance to laboratories reporting muscle pathology" By The Bulletin of The Royal College of Pathologists, Jan 2015Table of Contents
New to This Edition
- Apply all of the latest diagnostic techniques for neurodegenerative and genetic diseases with a brand-new chapter on myopathies associated with systemic disorders and aging, and use advanced techniques such as immunohistochemistry and immunoblotting to produce the most accurate diagnoses possible for a full range of muscle disorders.
- Stay current in practice with state-of-the-art coverage of genetic markers for individual conditions and antibodies used in immunocytochemical diagnosis.
- Understand the genetics of muscular dystrophies with absolute clarity through the use of brilliantly simple diagrams and tables, and compare your specimens to a wealth of superb color images capturing the full spectrum of muscle biopsy findings.
- Take advantage of international insights and fresh perspectives in muscle diseases and disorders from new author Dr. Anders Oldfors, from the Department of Pathology, University of Goteborg, Sweden.
- Bridge the gap between clinical syndromes/disorders and their underlying pathologies with the guidance of muscle disease expert, Dr. Victor Dubowitz, who skillfully guides you through the complexities of pathologic diagnoses and their implications for clinical treatment.
- Understand and apply expert techniques for obtaining a muscle biopsy, and familiarize yourself with the histochemical, histological, electron microscopical, and molecular appearance of normal muscle and the pathology of individual muscle disease.
- Read the entire contents and download all of the images online at Expert Consult.
By Victor Dubowitz, MD, PhD, FRCP, FRCPCH, Emeritus Professor of Paediatrics
Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre
Faculty of Medicine
Imperial College London
London; Caroline A. Sewry, BSc, PhD, FRCPath, Professor of Muscle Pathology, Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK; Centre for Inherited Neuromuscular Disorders, Department of Histopathology, Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry, UK and Anders Oldfors, MD PhD, Professor and Director Institute of Biomedicine,
University of Gothenburg,